A panel from "Illegal" the graphic novel by writers Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin, and artist Giovanni Rigano

In Review: Illegal by Eoin Colfer & Andrew Donkin, with art by Giovanni Rigano

Writers: Eoin Colfer & Andrew Donkin Art: Giovanni Rigano Publisher: Hodder Children’s Books Out: Now Review by Jonathan Rigby of Page 45, Nottingham The Book: This is an award-winning powerful and timely story about one boy’s epic journey across Africa to Europe, a graphic novel for all children with glorious colour artwork throughout. From EoinContinue reading In Review: Illegal by Eoin Colfer & Andrew Donkin, with art by Giovanni Rigano

A panel from "Illegal" the graphic novel by writers Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin, and artist Giovanni Rigano

Graphic novel “Illegal” nominated for Carnegie Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal

Nominations have just been published for the country’s oldest children’s book awards, the Carnegie Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal – and both lists include nominations for Illegal, the graphic novel written by former Irish Children’s Laureate Eoin Colfer and children’s author and graphic novelist Andrew Donkin, illustrated by Italian artist, Giovanni Rigano. The nominations in bothContinue reading Graphic novel “Illegal” nominated for Carnegie Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal

Illegal Graphic Novel - Sample Art

Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin’s stunning graphic novel “Illegal” on Red Dot Awards Short List

Illegal, the brilliant graphic novel written by former Irish Children’s Laureate Eoin Colfer and children’s author and graphic novelist Andrew Donkin, illustrated by Italian artist, Giovanni Rigano, is among the short-listed books in this year’s Red Dot student choice book awards, an annual event organised by The International School Libraries Network (ISLN) in Singapore. This isn’t the first time thisContinue reading Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin’s stunning graphic novel “Illegal” on Red Dot Awards Short List

Illegal Graphic Novel - Sample Art

“Illegal” a stunning new graphic novel from Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin and Giovanni Rigano, debuts

Two years in the making, the graphic novel Illegal from Irish Children’s Laureate Eoin Colfer and children’s author and graphic novelist Andrew Donkin, illustrated by Italian artist, Giovanni Rigano, has just been published, and it’s already attracting well-deserved critical attention. The Times singled out the new work, telling the story of a desperate journey for asylum,Continue reading “Illegal” a stunning new graphic novel from Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin and Giovanni Rigano, debuts

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UK Literacy Association Book Award 2016 Shortlist Revealed

The UK Literacy Association has just announced the shortlist for its 2016 awards, which includes work by creators such as Rebecca Cobb, Viviane Schwarz, Alex T. Smith, Eoin Colfer and many more, the titles published by David Fickling Books, Puffin, Walker Books and others. The UKLA awards aim to celebrate children’s books in order to encourage teachersContinue reading UK Literacy Association Book Award 2016 Shortlist Revealed