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PICTURES AT PLAY – THE SCBWI BIENNIAL EXHIBITION 

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

FIND AUTHORS, ILLUSTRATORS AND STORYTELLERS TO APPEAR IN YOUR EVENT 

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!

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MEET SARA RHYS, FEBRUARY'S FEATURED ILLUSTRATOR

Our Featured artist for this month is Somerset-based Sara Rhys, a former silversmith turned illustrator, now making her mark as a creator of delicately rendered picture books. 

Sara is also a passionate climate activist, and is repped by Plum Pudding Agency.

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!

HOW TO ORGANISE A GREAT AUTHOR VISIT

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

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LOVE ILLUSTRATION? YOU'LL ADORE OUR FEATURED ILLUSTRATORS

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

WANT TO GET IN TOUCH?

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.