Roisín Swales nominated for The CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal.

Manchester School of Art alumni Rosín Swales, recognition for her first picture book ‘Big Hid’ Nobrow Press.

Illustration with Animation alumni 2016 Roisín Swales has been nominated for the highly prestigious CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal.

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The picture book ‘Big Hid’ was developed in Rosín’s third year on the course became the centre of her final degree show and New Designers where Roisín was spotted by Sam Arthur from Nobrow publishing. The Kate Greenaway Medal will proceeds in stages from nomination to long list to short list with the final winner announced in June 2018. Nomination in itself assures a wider global audience for the book and the opportunity to raise Rosín’s profile in the industry alongside some of the leading illustrators working in this field today.
Previous winners of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal include William Grill, Chris Riddell, Levi Pinfold, Raymond Briggs, Shirley Hughes and Quentin Blake.
Long list announced in the New Year.

Interview with Roisín in Creative Review 2017

Carnegie Greenaway Awards

Rosin Swales  Previous post profiling this publication.

 

Author: Ian Whadcock

Senior Lecturer Manchester School of Art, BA(Hons) Illustration with Animation course.

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