How To Help a Hedgehog and Protect a Polar Bear is an ACE Awards Finalist


Excited to see that How To Help a Hedgehog and Protect a Polar Bear is one of three finalists in the Best Children’s Publication category of the ACE Awards. Delighted to be in such great company and so glad this book is resonating with so many parents and children! Congratulations to all finalists and especially author Jess French and our awesome team at Nosy Crow.

Storylines Notable Book Awards

And the winner is ... INSPECTOR BRUNSWICK! 🏆🐱🐶🔍 I am delighted to announce that Inspector Brunswick - The Case of the Missing Eyebrow has won a Storylines Notable Book Award!! Chris and I are chuffed!  A huge congratulations to all the writers and illustrators shortlisted, and especially to Joy Cowley (ONZ), Gavin Bishop, Dame Lynley Dodd, Fifi Colston, and Donovan Bixley to name just a few of the many talented people we admire in that list. You can check out the list of winners on the booksellers website here

Bronze Medal in 3x3 Picture Book Show

So excited to have received a Bronze Medal in the 3x3 Picture Book Show in New York for my illustration for the NZ School Journal!! Cant believe it really but there my name is amongst some amazingly talented people. Not only that but Inspector Brunswick won a Merit award too!! Thank you 3x3 and congratulations to all the other recipients! 

Bronze Medal Winner - 2017 3x3 Picture Book Awards

Bronze Medal Winner - 2017 3x3 Picture Book Awards

Merit Award Winner - 2017 3x3 Picture Book Awards

Merit Award Winner - 2017 3x3 Picture Book Awards

3x3 Illustration Awards

I am honoured to have received two Merit Awards and two Honourable Mentions in this years 3x3 Mag Professional Show and Picture Book show in New York!

See the list of winners here and here. My work will be published in the 3x3 Illustration Annual No. 13 later in the year and appear online. 

Congratulations to all the other winners including my good friend Loryn Engelsman!

'Wild Horse Ride' 3x3 Pro Show and Picture Book Show - Merit and Honourable Mention

'El Rancho' 3x3 Pro Show - Merit Award

'Hooray!' Magazine Cover 3x3 Pro Show - Honourable Mention


Wow so this is a great week for awards! I've just found out I have been shortlisted for the Association Of Illustrators World Illustration Awards! The competition had over 2000 entries so I'm amazed that I got shortlisted in two categories - Editorial and Self Initiated! Congratulations to the amazingly talented people on that list - Im honoured to be counted among you! Thanks also to the AOI and the Directory of Illustration