One Cheetah, One Cherry

onechonechIn every illustrator’s working life there should be a nursery rhyme book, a numbers book, a colour book and an alphabet book. At least one of each. This is my One to Ten. Slightly anarchic in a different way to Dr Seuss, hopefully very beautiful, with the possibility of play never far away and the chance to use the book to learn about adding numbers together. I am trying to make each page the catalyst for its own story.

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Two dogs, two balls; one big, one small.

My hope is to make numbers beautiful. Because they are.

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One cherry, one cheetah.

3bears3bowls3Three bears, three bowls, three silver spoons.

Ten cherries, one cheetah.

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To be published autumn 2016 by Otter-Barry Books.

 

13 Responses to One Cheetah, One Cherry

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  2. Erica Lowe says:

    Is it possible to go on a mailing list for when your One Cheetah, One Cherry book goes on sale as I am in love with it.

    • Jackie says:

      I don’t really have a mailing list, but am on facebook, twitter, and if you keep an eye on this blog you will know when it comes out. So glad you like it! I think that might be my best advanced sale!

  3. Wendy Morgan says:

    So so beautiful a treasure for every child and every grown up child!

  4. Sarah Frend says:

    This sneak preview has me hooked. Beautiful pictures! Can’t wait to get a copy when it’s published. Looking forward to purchasing another of your books when you visit Cover to Cover this month.

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  6. audrey hetherington says:

    Loving this, it might even be a new favourite, love the sketches too. What a special gift it will make. Will the be any horses or elephants.

    • Jackie says:

      There nearly were elephants, and might still be. But probably not. It’s all written and drawn out, so unless a spread doesn’t work it’s foxes, badgers, tigers, owls, swans, mice, cheetahs, cherries, bears, strawberries.

  7. Karin says:

    I love this most very best of all

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  9. I fell in love with your magic in a bookshop in Llanidloes. To me, aspiring to be a poet and author, you’re a great role model. I so love these otters and their stones – I shall buy this book as an indulgent present to myself.

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