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Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration (twice), Jan is best known for Haunted House, his pop-ups and the MEG & MOG series, created with Helen Nicoll. His other work includes wonderfully evocative silhouette books such as Christmas and Easter, in the incomparable King James version. For the very young, he has written and illustrated the Nursery Books in bold and brilliant colours.

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MEG’s CHRISTMAS scheduled for publication Christmas 2018

Work is in progress on a special story of how Meg and Mog celebrate Christmas. With David Walser.

Jan’s Artwork to be featured as part of the Chiswick Timeline Mural

An original artwork by Jan, Three Kings arriving at the Russian Orthodox Church in Chiswick will feature as part of a new mural to be installed in January 2018 under the bridges outside Turnham Green tube station.

Ongoing Exhibition of Jan’s Original Artworks at The Illustration Cupboard Gallery

In Autumn 2017, The Illustration Cupboard Gallery proudly presented a solo exhibition of Jan’s artworks, Colour and Design, including posters, stage designs and original Meg and Mog drawings.

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Illustration of children reading Online Books

We have 7 of Jan's books available to read online for free including a MEG & MOG title, Jan's first ever published book, a nursery title and 3 Bel & Bub books.

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Illustration of children reading Book List

Jan has written and illustrated hundreds of children's books. Here you can get complete details of the titles currently in print.

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Illustration of a chick hatching Fun and Games

We have many games to play and things to do including colouring-in pictures, puzzles, join-the-dots, and computer wallpaper.

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A example of Jan's life drawings Studio

Enjoy some of Jan's other creative work in the Studio.

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