Meet us at Frankfurt Book Fair 2012
Illustopia will be visiting Frankfurt Book Fair from the 10th to the 13th October 2012. We will be happy to share our artists' portfolios and latest book projects. Wishing to meet, please just send us an email.
Leonor Tenreiro and Eugenia Nobati present their new title
Leonor Tenreiro presents her new children story “The girl who enjoyed the end of the parties”, illustrated by Eugenia Nobati, in e-Fabulations, the e-journal of children literature. This title rights remain available in many idioms, interested publishers are welcome to contact Illustopia.
Cristian Turdera illustrates a board book to be published soon in US
Just to give a glance of the cool Cristian Turdera’s illustrations for a board book, targeted to geeky children, that will be shortly released in US. More news to come up soon…
Miguel Tanco shows recent work in e-Fabulations gallery
The e-journal of children literature e-Fabulations has published Miguel Tanco’s recent work, entitled “Birds”, in its gallery section. The twenty illustrations presented correspond to a study that the artist developed on birds drawing.
Illustopia moves to a Creative Industries Center
Since June 2012, Ilustopia moved to UPTEC Creative Industries Center, integrated in the technology park of Oporto’s University. This center, located in Oporto downtown close to Oporto Arts District, counts with other creative companies such as the Público newspaper, the news agency Lusa, and many others.
David Pintor's show at Papa Livros
David Pintor’s single show opening took place in April 2012 at Papa Livros, a Portuguese book store in Oporto’s charming arts district. The artist presented some recent illustrations, namely from the title “Almanaque Musical”, published by Kalandraka, which has recently won the second Illustration Award in Abu Dhabi Book Fair. The exhibition was followed by a long autograph session.
Maria Neradova illustrates for Italian children
A Mondadori group children magazine, Italy based, contracted Maria Neradova to illustrate its “Trova” section, which is a funny activity for children to find tiny details in a dense delightful illustration with Maria’s Neradova unique style and colours.
McGraw Hill pre-school book with Edit Sliacka's illustrations
The US publisher McGraw Hill will publish very shortly a pre-school book with one chapter illustrated by Edit Sliacka. The scene takes place in a zoo with cute animals and many other adorable characters…
“Little Women” illustrated by Sonja Danowski
Sonja Danowski has illustrated brilliantly the cover of the famous Louisa May Alcott’s novel “Little Women”. The hiper realistic illustration of Sonja Danowski brought a new life to the four sisters. The book has been published in November 2011 by Oficina do Livro, a Portuguese publisher from Leya group.
Geeky illustrations by Edit Sliacka
Edit Sliacka illustrated “My Little Geek” a board book launched in September 2011 by Plethora, a recent publisher from New Zealand. “My Little Geek” is an ABC book for geeky babies conceived with a humoristic tone, in both text and illustrations.
"My First CD" collection at Fnac
Edit Sliacka illustrated fifteen CDs for a classical music collection called "My First CD of...", targeted to children. This project was the result of a partnership between CNM, Naxos and Fnac Portugal. From November 2010, these CDs started being sold exclusively in Fnac stores.
Greatest Composers' book collection in Spain & Portugal
Zuzana Bockayova, Lukas Hudec and Edit Sliacka illustrated a collection of 8 children's books about Greatest Composers, Music Styles and Instruments (namely Verdi, Chopin, Strauss, Schubert, Grieg, Dvorak, Stravinsky and Instruments). The books have already been sold in Spain and Portugal.