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From 10 Dec 2019 to 4 Jan 2020 is our biennial juried exhibition of SCBWI's best chidren's book illustrations. Pictures at Play has been juried by illustrator James Mayhew, Egmont creative director Tiffany Leeson and Walker Books senior art director Louise Jackson. Gallery on line now!

PICTURES AT PLAY – THE SCBWI BIENNIAL EXHIBITION 

There are SCBWI networks of children's book writers and illustrators in Scotland, England and Wales. Looking for a local author, illustrator, storyteller or creative writing professional? Soon you can click on our map to find out who's local to you!

YOUR FRIENDLY NEIGHBOURHOOD AUTHORS AND ILLUSTRATORS 

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Vicky hasn't stopped drawing since she learned to clutch a crayon! Says Vicky: 'Children’s illustration offers a certain freedom from the constraints of reality that I personally relish, but it is very competitive.' Read our Words & Pictures feature

MEET VICKY GAUSDEN, NOVEMBER'S FEATURED ILLUSTRATOR

SCBWI'S GOT CHILDREN'S BOOK WRITERS & ILLUSTRATORS EVERYWHERE

Use our clickable map to find a SCBWI author, illustrator or storyteller for your school visit, children's book event or festival!

Bestselling author illustrator and long time SCBWI member Sarah McIntyre wrote these 25 tips for hosting an awesome school visit

HOW TO ORGANISE A GREAT AUTHOR VISIT

Browse our archive of Featured Illustrators of the Month, A feast for the eyes! Illustration above is by Yoko Tanaka

LOVE ILLUSTRATION? YOU'LL ADORE OUR FEATURED ILLUSTRATORS

Would you like to find out more about SCBWI? Interested in commissioning  an illustrator? Would you like to book a SCBWI author or illustrator for an event? Get in touch with ra@britishscbwi.org and we'll put you through to the right folks.

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