Category: Illustration

  • Illustrations by James Firnhaber

    Illustrations by James Firnhaber

    James Firnhaber is a young and rising freelance illustrator living in Philadelphia. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post and Philly Magazine. Firnhaber influences include his love of mythology, magical realism and traditional animation. Here is a sampling of his book-themed work. Enjoy! Alice in Wonderland – created for a reading…

  • Denslow’s OZ

    Denslow’s OZ

          Of the 14 books in L. Frank Baum’s beloved Wizard of Oz series only one was illustrated by W.W. Denslow. As it turns out, it was a big one. For it was Denslow that illustrated the first volume, Wizard of Oz, published in 1900, and visually introduced us to Dorothy and the…

  • Literature + Comics =

    Literature + Comics =

    Classic Comics No. 1. The Three Musketeers, 1941. Cover art by Malcolm Kildale For almost 30 years Classic Comics brought the hi-spots of literature to our nations youth via the comic book. First published in 1941 the series changed hands a few times, beginning as Classic Comics and ending as Classics Illustrated in 1969.  …

  • Posters for an Autumn Book Fair in Madrid

    Spanish artist and illustrator Fernando Vicente‘s latest book-centric illustrations are a set of four posters for the Autumn Book Fair in Madrid, Enjoy!   Previously on Book Patrol: Fernando Vicente does Dracula Portraits by Fernando Vicente Fernando Vicente illustrates The Communist Manifesto

  • Tea Time! New Kickstarter campaign blends classic lit with quality tea

    Under the moniker NovelTea Tins John Pujol and Matt Kraemer have launched a Kickstarter campaign to produce a line of organic teas emanating from classic literature. NovelTea Tins has partnered with world class tea aficionados to pair the classics with award winning, organic teas. They also have enlisted the services of Iuliia Glushchuk and Dietrich Kleffel…