Children’s Illustration


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Have a children’s book, advertisement or just general idea you want painted?

With over 40 years in the industry and illustrating some of the best known children’s books in the world, such as ‘The Selfish Crocodile’, ‘Little Hotchpotch’ and a number of Dick King-Smith books, Mike is the perfect illustrator for the job.

Check out his portfolio of work in this industry here.

Ordering Process:

Step 1 – Choose your style and quantity

You have the choice between black and white sketched work (see example images on this product, or the ‘black and white work’ on the portfolio page) or full colour illustrations (example images and ‘colour work’ on portfolio).

Increase the quantity of images you are purchasing by the number required.

Step 2 – Explain your design requirements

Once purchased, email ( or contact Mike through the site to specify the following:

  1. Detailed description of image artwork.
  2. Full story (if available).
  3. Example images or inspiration and ideas you have found.
Step 3 – Samples

Mike will respond to you via email with thumbnail storyboard and/or sample sketches for your approval.

Step 4 – Large image approval

Within 1-2 days of receiving your approval, Mike will return with a full-size pencil image for approval.

Step 5 – Final image

After the full-size pencil image has been approved or altered according to your requirements, Mike will complete and send through the finished artwork both by post and email.


If you have any questions about this process, or would rather deal with Mike directly, or if you wish to discuss more specific, specialist orders, you can contact him here.