One hundred jumping beans

Commissioned children's book cover and inside illustrations. In this children's book, the author wanted to represent in a visual and easy-to-understand way what the children of parents who went to war feel. A somewhat unknown topic for many but unfortunately there are still cases in the XXI century. I really enjoyed doing the illustrations, I especially enjoy the analogies between the text and the illustrations.

"Working with Le Cateau school in Catterick, we created some KS1 learning sessions to accompany the book which help young pupils understand the lives of their military friends. Ollie’s dad is in the Army, Ruby’s mum is in the RAF, and Sam’s dad is in the Navy. Find out how their lives are changing and discover that when some things are different, lots of things are still the same..."

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