Michael and the Magic Hiccup – The Illustrations

For the longest time I’ve wanted to illustrate my children’s books, but never really thought I had the talent to do so myself. However, during the lockdowns last year I began painting again, and was rather surprised at the results. That’s why when Boris and his clowns announced this latest house arrest, I thought I’d dig out an old fairy-tale I wrote back in my twenties and attempt to draw some artwork to accompany the story.

22 Illustrations Later…

It helped knowing the characters inside and out, and having already recorded all of their voices for a reading I did twenty-something years ago. I have to say, it was jolly good fun. Here’s one I’m most proud of…

The Princess’s Birthday Party

Part Two Coming Soon

Stay tuned for the second sample of the story – with some more illustrations. I’m awaiting my proof from the printers, and hope to publish the hard copy of Michael and the Magic Hiccup some time in March. Pre-order your Kindle copy here: pre-order page.

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