Fandango Stew, Sterling New York
Fandango Stew is a Wild West take on the folk tale "Stone Soup" Two crafty Vaqueros fool the town of Skinflint into making a huge pot of stew. Written by David Davis and designed by Katrina Damkoehler.
Spider, Learning Media Ltd
A cool little poem about a girl who is afraid of a spider in the bathtub, written by Alan Bagnall.
Whitcoulls Kids Top 50 Site
I was contracted by Draft FCB to illustrate the Whitcoulls Kids Top 50 website. The illustration was then dissected, photographed and animated. You can see the end result here.
Whitcoulls Holiday Fun Factory
Draft FCB commissioned me to illustrate an apostrophe shaped “fun factory” which was used for a school holiday promotions.
Every Second Friday, Hodder UK
I illustrated this cool story called Every Second Friday, written by Kiri Lightfoot. Every Second weekend Margi and Totty go and stay at Dads house where they get magnificently muddy, worryingly wet and mind-blowingly messy!
NZ Post Children's Collection
Learing Media commisioned me to illustrate this story for the NZ Post Childrens Collection 2011. The publication featured 50 winning stories written by children from around the country, and was released in conjunction with the NZ Post Childrens book awards.
Anglo Gruff makes a cameo appearance in these 3 illustrations used on my new stationary.
The Three Fishing Brothers Gruff
The Three Fishing Brothers Gruff was published by Hooder in 2006. Typography and design was done by the very clever Aaron Mckirdy.
The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Honour list 2011
Highly commended in the Best Design Awards,
Best First Book at the NZ Post Children’s Book Awards.
It won the Russell Clarke Award at The LIANZA Awards,
Nominated for the Kate Greenway Medal.
One of 10 Notable New Zealand Picture books for 2007
The Big Black Whale, Learning Media Ltd
I was honored to illustrate this short story by James K Baxter
Neighbours Shed, Learning Media Ltd
Neighbours Shed is a poem written from the perspective of some kids peering over the fence. They assume that their recclusive neighbour is up to no good "...without the key that he keeps with the rest, where he keeps all those secrets. Secrets like he killed a man. We know it."
New Zealand Post Letters
Learning Media got me to illustrate a bunch of kids letters. These are my favourite ones...
Chapman Tripp Xmas Card
I worked with Insight Creative on a pop-up style Christmas card with a New Zealand flavour.
Ben Galbraith Christmas Card
I illustrated a fantail on a Pohutukawa Tree. The fantail is made entirely from leaves.