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It’s Christmas!

Friday, 1st December 2017

Archie (or Otto if you’re in the US) is on a mission to make this the most Christmassy Christmas EVER – but in order for this to happen he really needs it to snow. Take a look at the latest book in the series, It’s Christmas! and watch his plans unfold as Mum and Dad Rhino’s seasonal cheer is tested to the limit!

Just opened: the Chapman & Warnes Online Gallery! Showcasing our original creations, including sculpture and limited edition art prints. In 2018 we’ll also add some of our published book illustration. Subscribe to our occasional newsletter for advance notice of items for sale.

Tim's Books

Bear and Friends!

Friday, 1st December 2017

I’m currently working my way through the art for a new Bear book with Simon and Schuster. This one has been a while coming, but it will be worth the wait! I’ve painted thirteen quilts so far, and fourteen bears!

One of my favourite titles in the Bear series is Bear Stays Up for Christmas. If you want a cosy bedtime read with snow and firelight and friends being kind to each other, then this one is for you!

Jane's Books

a bit about us

We studied illustration together at Brighton University, graduating in 1993. Since then we’ve got married, had a couple of kids, and collectively illustrated over 180 books. Now we’re celebrating 20 Years in Children’s Books – YAY!

We live in rural Dorset, UK, not far from the Jurassic Coast. Although we work separately on our own commissions, we constantly refer to each other for advice when we get stuck. For instance, Jane is definitely better at perspective and providing cake, whereas Tim knows how to work the scanner and type an invoice.

Together we are CHAPMAN AND WARNES (a bit like Batman and Robin, but with less crime fighting and no capes)!

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