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Laura Carlin

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Laura Carlin

  • 5 stars across 9 books
    Laura Carlin is an illustrator and ceramics artist based in London. A graduate of the Royal College of Art, her illustrated edition of Ted Hughes' The Iron Man won the V&A Book Illustration Award in 2011. Her clients include The New York Times, The House of Illustration, Vogue magazine, The Guardian, and The Financial Times among others.
    1st August 2019

    The Iron Man

    Stunning illustrations by Chris Mould make this one of the most exciting editions of The Iron Man to be published. The ... More

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    5th September 2019

    The Space We're In

    We are her world and her universe and her space and her stars and her sky and her galaxy and her cosmos too Frank is ten... More

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    7th August 2014

    The Promise

    A picture book of great beauty and hope about the power we have to transform our world. On a mean street in a m... More

    (6 reviews)
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    3rd March 2016

    The Kites Are Flying!

    From the former Children's Laureate and author of international phenomenon War Horse comes a moving tale celebra... More

    (5 reviews)
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    4th May 2017

    King of the Sky

    A powerful and beautifully illustrated story about migration and the meaning of home, from the award-winning team behind... More

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    1st October 2010

    The Kites Are Flying!

    A most moving tale celebrating the bright light of humanity surviving even in the darkest conflict. Travelling to the W... More

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    4th February 2019

    Your Mind is Like the Sky

    Your mind is like the sky. Sometimes it's clear and blue - but sometimes a raincloud thought comes along and makes eve... More

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    3rd November 2008

    The Silver Donkey

    An inspirational illustrated novel for younger readers from the 2002 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize-winning autho... More

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    1st November 2020

    The Song of the Nightingale

    A gorgeous and evocative story of how the animals got their colours, from Carnegie Medal winner Tanya Landman and V&... More

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