Thursday, June 9, 2011

Laura Carlin wins V&A Illustration Award

Laura Carlin has won the V&A Illustration Award 2011 for Best Illustrated Book with Iron Man
Laura was presented with her prize at an awards ceremony at the V&A Museum on Monday
Laura’s artwork, along with the other winners, will be on display at the V&A until December.

Part modern fairy tale, part science fiction myth, The Iron Man describes the unexpected arrival in England of a mysterious giant "metal man" who wreaks havoc on the countryside by attacking the neighbouring farms and eating all their machinery. A young boy called Hogarth befriends him and he and the extraordinary being end up defending and saving the earth when it is attacked by a fearsome "space-bat-angel-dragon" from outer space. This children's classic, with its message of peace and hope, is known and loved all over the UK and is here presented as part of an exciting new collaboration between Walker Books and Faber and Faber.
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