Wordless picture books can be magical. With no text pulling our eyes away, adults and children can explore the pictures together, and together tell the story.
I’ve lived my whole life with Joy Cowley’s stories and was totally stunned when I was invited into the Gecko Press office and asked if I’d like to illustrate a collection of them. I felt pretty daunted, but also very excited and I couldn’t wait to start drawing.
Stories of thew Night has been chosen by The New York Times ‘Nighttime Picture Books to Put Children to Bed’ List. Congratulations Kitty Crowther!