Bethan Woollvin is the WIA 2017 Children’s Books New Talent Category Winner

Hurrah! We are wishing a huge congratulations to Bethan Woollvin who is the World Illustration Awards 2017 Children’s Books (sponsored by Walker Books) New Talent Category Winner!

Bethan has won for her debut picture book Little Red, a fresh and contemporary twist on the classic Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale, told through ingeniously bold and clever illustrations. You can read more about Bethan and how she created Little Red on the WIA website here.

Published by Two Hoots in the UK and Peachtree in the US, Little Red was recently named one of the New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2016.

The World Illustration Awards are presented by the Association of Illustrators in partnership with the Directory of Illustration, and all shortlisted artists and winners will be included in an exhibition at Somerset House in August 2017.

Little Red is out tomorrow in a stunning new paperback edition, alongside Bethan’s brand new picture book Rapunzel, also published by Two Hoots.