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- A Year of Reading
- Artique, Tetbury. A small piece of India in the Cotswold Hills.
- Bears: 30 years of painting them.
- Book List.
- A Hole in the Sky
- East of the Sun, West of the Moon: in between the lines.
- How the Whale Became by Ted Hughes
- I am Cat: Walking through dreams.
- Mrs Noah’s Pockets
- One Cheetah, One Cherry
- Something About a Bear.
- Song of the Golden Hare
- The Cat and the Fiddle
- The Lost Words; A spell of words by Robert MacFarlane.
- The Newborn Child
- The Quiet Music of Gently Falling Snow
- The White Fox
- The Wild Swans
- Walking with Cats ( Working title)
- What’s all the paperboat stuff about? Or: Living with a Playful Heart.
- Books in their natural habitat.
- Day of the Desk.
- Dragons in Torquay Museum
- Exhibitions and Festivals etc.
- Fishing in a river a thousand miles away.
- Mary Bear and Friends.
- My paintings in their natural habitat
- The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan.
- The House of Golden Dreams.
- The Secret of the Tattered Shoes illustrated by Ehsan Abdollahi
Author Archives: Jackie
Many things have grown from The Lost Words- a spell book. Such fine and wonderful things. I love how the book has become a portal of escape for children into the outside, away from the classroom. I love how it … Continue reading
I love living in a place where I can walk out of my door and hear a cuckoo calling. I’ve been home for a few weeks now and it has been blissful not going anywhere and just working in my … Continue reading
A while back. Not so long ago. An email from my agent came, forwarded from Letters to the Earth. The request was for letters, to the earth, to be read at various venues, by people. Protest letters, love letters. Could … Continue reading
I remember when the email came through with Lark, for The Lost Words. I remember reading it for that first time, sitting in an armchair by the window at Moundsey. I remember thinking, it was odd, because in a sense … Continue reading
Dear Sir, In response to your recent letter to parents at you school where you state: Could I please point out that while listening to music might be your hobby, for many who work in the music industry it is … Continue reading
In 1992 I was living in Bath. At the time I was working as an illustrator and was lucky enough to include Amnesty International, Greenpeace and Oxfam amongst my clients. I worked with Oxfam to produce a calendar that was … Continue reading
Last year at Hay Festival, live on stage, I painted an otter in river water and sumi ink. Robert Macfarlane had hand written the spell for otter on the paper, against gilded capital letters. You can watch last year’s event … Continue reading
While I was in Dulverton I made a podcast with Number Seven Dulverton. Not my first. There’s another coming soon from the wonderful Folk on Foot, so subscribe to their mailing list, and have a listen to the other sounds … Continue reading
Yesterday I was visited by the film team working on the Carnegie/Greenaway awards. The Lost Words was first nominated, then longlisted, and now shortlisted for the Greenaway. So wonderful. I’ve been shortlisted once before and it’s such an honour, for … Continue reading