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The Variety of Life out today

October 2017

The beautiful new picturebook illustrated by Lorna Scobie is published by Hodder Children's today!

Author and nature expert Nicola Davies and Lorna teamed up to create a stunning edition where children can learn all about the weird and wonderful species of animals and plant. 

Congratulations, Lorna!

Hodder Children's Books goes wild for Scobie!

August 2015

We are so thrilled today to announce that Hodder Children’s Books have acquired Diversity, a 64 page picture book by zoologist and author, Nicola Davies, illustrated by our rising star, Lorna Scobie!

Emma Layfield, Picture Book Publisher at Hodder Children’s Books acquired the title and said: “I’m so pleased to welcome Nicola and Lorna to Hodder Children’s Books. Nicola has an infectious passion for communicating her expertise about the world around us and her enthusiasm is matched by Lorna’s vibrant, beautiful illustrations. I feel privileged to bring their two talents together.”

Congratulations, Lorna!

PAIRS by Lorna Scobie out now

February 2017

The fantastic PAIRS is out today! The illustrations by Lorna Scobie are beautiful. You and the kids will be staring at them for hours.

Be sure to check out her website for more of her outstanding work.

Lorna Scobie makes a difference with The Art of Ping Pong

November 2013

We're immensely proud that our very own Lorna Scobie was selected to join eight of the UK’s top artists and illustrators in designing a ping pong bat for this year's Children In Need.

The auction opened on Friday and will run until Friday 15th November. So get there quick to bid on Lorna’s amazing design.

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