Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Birthday boy

We have just celebrated William's first birthday with a birthday tea with his little friends. It was such a lovely day and a real reminder of how quickly they change in their first year.

Here is a picture of Oliver meeting his new brother a year ago...

And here is the birthday boy all grown up...

Friday, 27 January 2012

Friday's fun fact - polar bears aren't white?!

Did you know that a polar bear's fur isn't actually white... they have clear hollow hairs that reflect the light and make them look white!

Happy Friday all!

Monday, 23 January 2012

Happy Chinese New Year - Year of the dragon

How about making this fun handprint dragon with your little ones...

Here are Oliver and William getting crafty...

Friday, 20 January 2012

Cute kitten for language therapy

Lovely to see on this blog that one of John's books featuring some of the animals that appear in our prints is considered a favourite book for pre-school speech therapy.

Friday's fun fact - Wise owl

Did you know the reason owls are often perceived as being wise is because Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom, was often depicted holding an owl.

Happy Friday all.

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Sleeping babies

At the same time as working on new Little Blue Zebra projects, John is busy illustrating his new book "If your dreams take off and fly", which will be coming out early next year. The little boy sleeping soundly in this sketch is based on the eldest of the Little Blue Zebra offspring.

And here are the other two Little Blue Zebra babies enjoying their nap time!

Friday, 13 January 2012

Friday's fun fact

To take your mind off the fact that it's Friday the 13th, we thought we would share the first of our 'Fun Friday Facts' about our A-Z animals. Kicking off with the jolly giraffe...Did you know that a giraffe can go longer without water than a camel?

Happy Friday all.

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Happy 2012

We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. We had great fun with lots of little ones running around, ripping open their presents and playing with their toys (as well as the boxes and wrapping paper). Wishing you all a very...
We are looking forward to a busy and productive 2012...