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Chris Wormell - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Chris Wormell is a self-taught engraver and celebrated printmaker. He creates his timeless illustrations using wood engraving and linocut, as well as digital engraving working with tablet and computer. Chris has written and illustrated many children's books and most recently gained recognition for the cover illustration of the awardwinning bestselling H is for Hawk, by Helen Macdonald, as well as for Philip Pullman's La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One. Read a Q&A here.

Featured books by Chris Wormell

Other books by Chris Wormell

Planetarium Postcards

Planetarium Postcards

Author: Raman Prinja Format: Cards Release Date: 14/11/2019

This collection of 50 postcards features Chris Wormell's incredible illustrations of astronomical objects. From the Sun and our Solar System, to the Milky Way and the Universe beyond, these images are perfect for sending to your friends or pinning on your wall.

His Dark Materials: Northern Lights

His Dark Materials: Northern Lights

Author: Philip Pullman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

THE BOOK BEHIND THE BBC SERIES 'HIS DARK MATERIALS' - nowwith a TV tie-in cover Without this child, we shall all die. Lyra Belacqua and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among scholars of Jordan College, Oxford. The destiny that awaits her will take her to the frozen lands of the Arctic, where witch-clans reign and ice-bears fight. Her extraordinary journey will have immeasurable consequences far beyond her own world... The first volume in Philip Pullman's incredible HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy.

Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp (HB)(NE)

Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp (HB)(NE)

Author: Philip Pullman Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Philip Pullman's wry wit and award-winning talent brings much to this rich, dark and uplifting rendition of the classic tale ALADDIN AND THE ENCHANTED LAMP. With magic and mischief in equal measure, and with brand new illustrations from master printmaker Chris Wormell, it will captivate readers of all ages.

The Definitive Guide to Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials: The Original Trilogy

The Definitive Guide to Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials: The Original Trilogy

Author: Laurie Frost Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2019

The extraordinary world of Philip Pullman's bestselling trilogy is explored in all the detail any fan of the books will ever need. With in-depth, chapter-referenced sections on characters, places, creatures, sciences, languages, and much more, this brilliant work by Laurie Frost has become the official, and definitive, reference guide to Pullman's books: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass. His Dark Materials trilogy is now a thrilling, critically acclaimed BBC/HBO television series starring James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson, Dafne Keen and Kit Connor.

Dinosaurium Poster Book

Dinosaurium Poster Book

Author: Chris Wormell Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2018

Put the world of dinosaurs on your wall with this incredible collection of 28 posters, featuring illustrations from the bestselling Dinosaurium. These posters are a stunning celebration of prehistoric life from award-winning illustrator, Chris Wormell. Each Dinosaur is labelled on the back so you can identify species from all over the world. Discover an extraordinary collection of Mesozoic monsters, from the smallest Troodon and the ginormous Brachiosaurus to the fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex. Big, bold and beautifully illustrated, these stunning posters are perfect for pinning on your walls.

Planetarium

Planetarium

Author: Raman Prinja Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/09/2018

WINNER OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY'S YOUNG PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE 2019 Welcome to the museum that is always open to explore... Step inside the pages of this beautiful book to discover galleries of galactic matter, expertly curated to bring you the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the comfort of your own home. Planetarium features all aspects of space, from the Sun and our Solar System, to the lives of stars, the Milky Way and the Universe beyond. With stunning artwork from Chris Wormell and informative text by Professor Raman Prinja, Planetarium is the perfect gift for anyone with an interest in this fascinating field.

Dinosaurium (Junior Edition)

Dinosaurium (Junior Edition)

Author: Chris Wormell Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/09/2018

Welcome to Dinosaurium. This museum is open all hours. It will transport you millions of years back in time to discover the largest and most ferocious land animals that ever lived - the dinosaurs. So where did the T.rex live? What did Brachiosaurus eat? Could dinosaurs swim and fly? And why did they die out? With specially written text for younger readers, step inside to explore the incredible world of the dinosaurs.

His Dark Materials: The Amber Spyglass

His Dark Materials: The Amber Spyglass

Author: Philip Pullman Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2018

The third volume in Philip Pullman's groundbreaking HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, now a thrilling, critically acclaimed BBC/HBO television series. We're going to the land of the dead and we're goingto come back. Will and Lyra, whose fates are bound together by powers beyond their own worlds, have been violently separated. But they must find each other, for ahead of them lies the greatest war that has ever been - and a journey to a dark place from which no one has ever returned... this hardback edition has a stunning cover from celebrated artist, Chris Wormell.

His Dark Materials: Northern Lights

His Dark Materials: Northern Lights

Author: Philip Pullman Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2018

The first volume in Philip Pullman's groundbreaking HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, now a thrilling, critically acclaimed BBC/HBO television series. First published in 1995, and acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, this first book in the series won the UK's top awards for children's literature. Without this child, we shall all die. Lyra Belacqua and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among scholars of Jordan College, Oxford. The destiny that awaits her will take her to the frozen lands of the Arctic, where witch-clans reign and ice-bears fight. Her extraordinary journey will have immeasurable consequences far beyond her own world... This hardback edition has a beautiful cover from celebrated artist, Chris Wormell.

His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife

His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife

Author: Philip Pullman Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2018

The second volume in Philip Pullman's groundbreaking HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, now a thrilling, critically acclaimed BBC/HBO series. What is he? A friend, or an enemy? He is a murderer. Will has just killed a man. He's on the run. His escape will take him far beyond his own world, to the eerie disquiet of a deserted city, and to a girl, Lyra. Her fate is strangely linked to his own, and together they must find the most powerful weapon in all the worlds... this hardback edition has a stunning cover by celebrated artist, Chris Wormell.

Dinosaurium Activity Book

Dinosaurium Activity Book

Author: Chris Wormell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/04/2018

Following the incredible Dinosaurium, Chris Wormell returns with a companion activity book. Bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles, this book offers hours of entertainment to artists and dinosaur lovers. Beautiful and inspiring, the myriad activities in this book challenge the reader to discover something new and use their imagination to draw, decorate and design on every pull-out page.

The Amber Spyglass

The Amber Spyglass

Author: Philip Pullman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/10/2017

The third volume in Philip Pullman's groundbreaking HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, now a thrilling, critically acclaimed BBC/HBO television series. We're going to the land of the dead and we're going to come back. Will and Lyra, whose fates are bound together by powers beyond their own worlds, have been violently separated. But they must find each other, for ahead of them lies the greatest war that has ever been - and a journey to a dark place from which no one has ever returned... this edition has a stunning cover from celebrated artist, Chris Wormell.

The Subtle Knife

The Subtle Knife

Author: Philip Pullman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/10/2017

The second volume in Philip Pullman's groundbreaking HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, now a thrilling, critically acclaimed BBC/HBO series. What is he? A friend, or an enemy? He is a murderer. Will has just killed a man. He's on the run. His escape will take him far beyond his own world, to the eerie disquiet of a deserted city, and to a girl, Lyra. Her fate is strangely linked to his own, and together they must find the most powerful weapon in all the worlds... this edition has a stunning cover by celebrated artist, Chris Wormell.

Northern Lights

Northern Lights

Author: Philip Pullman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/10/2017

The first volume in Philip Pullman's groundbreaking HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy, now a thrilling, critically acclaimed BBC/HBO television series. First published in 1995, and acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, this first book in the series won the UK's top awards for children's literature. Without this child, we shall all die. Lyra Belacqua and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among scholars of Jordan College, Oxford. The destiny that awaits her will take her to the frozen lands of the Arctic, where witch-clans reign and ice-bears fight. Her extraordinary journey will have immeasurable consequences far beyond her own world... This edition has a beautiful cover from celebrated artist, Chris Wormell.

Dinosaurium

Dinosaurium

Author: Chris Wormell Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/10/2017

Welcome to the museum that is always open to explore... Step inside the pages of this beautiful book to discover galleries of dinosaurs, expertly curated to bring you the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the comfort of your own home. Dinosaurium features a wide range of dinosaurs from the most-loved Triceratops and Tyrannosaurus Rex to lesser-known species such as Coelophysis and Tsintaosaurus. With stunning artwork from Chris Wormell (known for the cover of H is for Hawk and his picture books including George and the Dragon) and informative text with input from experts in palaeontology, Dinosaurium is the perfect gift for anyone with an interest in this fascinating field. Welcome to the Museum is a series of beautifully illustrated, stunningly curated, informative books for all ages. From Animalium and Botanicum to Historium and Dinosaurium there is a book for everyone to discover and explore.

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http://chriswormell.com/

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