Illustrator in Residence

Illustrator in Residence

A hugely popular local artist and illustrator, Eilidh Muldoon is well known for her intricate and elegant drawings of the built and natural world. She’s worked on many books for both children and adults and has a passion for storytelling. Join her for illustration and picture book events including a cocktail and colouring event for adults, a bookmaking workshop for teens and a discussion about picture books in translation. Muldoon has created some beautiful souvenirs for us too – you can buy them from our Festival bookshops.

Gulnar Hajo, Fifi Kuo & Kasia Matyjaszek

Illustration in translation

Thursday 15 August 14:00 - 15:00

Join our illustrator-in-residence Eilidh Muldoon as she explores picture books in translation, their visual differences and how they can enhance our empathy with and understanding of other cultures. She's joined by Syrian illustrator of Nour's Escape,...

A Picture Tells a Thousand Words

Using Picture Books to Help Children's Development

Thursday 15 August 19:00 - 20:00

Author of over 300 children’s books, Vivian French is also a co-founder of Picture Hooks, a mentoring scheme supporting emerging illustrators. Today she delves into the world of picture books with illustrator Eilidh Muldoon and primary teacher Aurelie...