12 Curly Questions with author Emma Quay

Gosh, the team at Kids’ Book Review really know how to ask a question… and I know because I’ve just answered twelve of them!

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PASS IT ON: Illustration of the week

This week I chatted with Jackie Hosking at PASS IT ON, about apple babies in particular and my work as an illustrator in general, in an interview for the children’s book writing and illustrating e-zine…

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KIDS' BOOK REVIEW: Meet the Illustrator, Emma Quay

Welcome to my studio. The illustrator you’ll meet at Kids’ Book Review today is… me!

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How I present a picture book manuscript to publishers

I’ve received a lot of messages recently, asking for advice on how an author would present an idea for a picture book to an agent or publisher, and in particular whether to include illustration notes. So, (as promised) I thought it might be useful to show how I do it.

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The babies have left the building!

I’ve waved goodbye to My Sunbeam Baby, and the files are off to the printers. I have to admit it’s hard to let go — I had such fun painting every single one of those three hundred little babies. But they’ll be back... and there’ll be even more of them! (In the shops, in October.)

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