@penguinrandomhouse @PeterBently @HelenOxenbury Adventures on the High Seas of Make-Believe Captain Jack and the Pirates, by Peter Bently, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury; Dial Books, $17.99, 32 pages, ages 2-5. Masters of nursery-school storytelling Peter Bently and Helen Oxenbury have teamed up to create this charming pirate tale set on the high seas of childhood imagination.
IN THE NEWS: Congratulations to Sterling Hundley, the overall winner of the V&A Illustration Awards. Hundely took home the award for best book illustration for his artwork in the Folio Society’s edition of Treasure Island. Judges described his work as “richly coloured, atmospheric and stylistically consistent’,‘appropriately sinister’ and‘bold, brave and powerful”. (Read the entire press