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With Your Paw In MIne

Saturday, 21st April 2018

At last my sea otter book is coming out (well, soon anyway!)… With Your Paw In Mine publishes June 14th – so not long now!

I’m confident this book ticks all the boxes – there’s plenty of fluffiness going on; there’s peril (the babies get washed away in the storm); there’s atmospheric moonlight on the water; and of course, a BIG cuddly ending! I will be exhibiting some of the original art from this when we open for Dorset Art Weeks 2018. Not only that, but I have painted new interpretations of the otter art which will be for sale with accompanying signed advance copies of the book! Huzzah!

Jane's Books

Dorset Art Weeks 2018 Pop-Up Gallery

Saturday, 21st April 2018

We’re pleased to announce that we will be opening our home for the first time this year for Dorset Art Weeks – venue 36: Artists and Maker’s @ Hunter’s Moon. We’ll be showing illustration from our children’s books, including Bear Stays Up For Christmas, I’m Not Sleepy!, DANGEROUS!  and The Great Cheese Robbery – plus Jane’s fine art prints and my ceramic sculptures. We’ll be hosting some very talented friends, too: Colin Robert Davis (mosaic wall art); Martin Dickson (ceramics) and Liz Walsh (willow sculpture). So if you’re down this way, please come and say hello! Want to find out more about Artists and Makers @ Hunter’s Moon? Please click here!


Tim'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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