Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Rockpool Children's Books & Albury Books

Rockpool Children's Books, now established in the North East of England, are delighted to announce their publishing partnership with Albury Books.
Albury Books is a subsidiary of Imago, a global leader in the provision of print and production services to the publishing industry for 35 years.
Through Albury Books' streamlined Print-On-Demand publishing platform, the Albury BookShelf, Rockpool Children's Books are able to keep all of their extensive list available and in print, whilst retaining access to a host of more advanced print options and a global market-place.
This means that we have more time to focus on what we love - developing quality, inspiring, well-designed children's books in all formats, richly diverse in both stories and illustration that can be enjoyed by children of all ages.  

www.rockpoolchildrensbooks.co.uk
 

Monday, 15 August 2016

Stuart Trotter - 'All About Picture Books' Talk - Warwick 27th August 2016

The Followers of Rupert Bear annual bash 
is on Saturday 27th August at Warwick School.
As well as countless items of Rupert ephemera, 
and replacement copies of those long-lost Rupert 
annuals from childhood, there is also origami,
face painting, a Rupert story performed in the theatre.
the unique, original, Rupert illustration
by Stuart Trotter available in the raffle,
but also this year, Stuart will be doing his talk 
"All about picture books". 
As Publisher and Creative director of
Rockpool Children's Books, Stuart will be
 talking about the process of
writing, illustrating, and producing picture books,
which of course also involves Rupert.

Rupert Bear - Warwick 27th August 2016

The Followers of Rupert Bear annual bash 
is on Saturday 27th August at Warwick School.
As well as countless items of Rupert ephemera, 
and replacement copies of those long-lost Rupert 
annuals from childhood, there's also talks, origami,
and a Rupert story play performed in the theatre.
There is also the unique, original, Rupert illustration
by Stuart Trotter pictured below, available in the raffle.






Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Shaun - before he was famous


 Another drawing from the early 2000's...
Shaun the Sheep before his own series!


Rubba-Dub-Scrubba-Dub-Omatic!


 Found one of my Gromit and Shaun drawings 
when illustrating for Simon and Schuster around 2004...


Tuesday, 31 May 2016

bear




'bear', written and illustrated by Stuart Trotter 
is underway with an example here 
of the wonderful illustrative content.

It's a story of misunderstanding that results 
in acts of heartwarming kindness. 
Publication date to be announced.


Wednesday, 6 April 2016

The Little Football Fan Colouring & Activity Story Book


The Little Football Fan loves football. 
He loves playing it, but most of all he loves watching his favourite team.
In Rockpool Children's Books The LFF Colouring & Activity Story Book 
children can colour their book in their favourite team colours!
The book contains a heartwarming story to encourage reading,
plus fun activities and lots of colouring too.
With colouring books hugely popular at the moment
this book will appeal to young football fans everywhere!