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Freddie and the Fairy book illustrations

Cartooning, Character Design, Illustration

Illustrations for Julia Donaldson's children's book, 'Freddie and the Fairy'. Created for a competition launched by Waterstones Booksellers.

The entrants had to supply their interpretation of the main characters and a full colour sample of a double page spread.

The 'Laurel and Hardy' newts were my own addition to the characters, and I decided to make the Fairy Queen character look more like the Fairy Queen Mother. I thought the combination of the Queen's poise and decorum and the newts ineptitude would make for some good visual comedy. I also wanted to design a fairy that a little tree climbing boy wouldn't immediately want to pull the wings off.

Freddie and the Fairy Book Illustrations

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