Centre for Children

Centre for Children's
Book Studies

Bringing together new multidisciplinary research that focuses on the book as material object, and children’s culture in its broader contexts. Home to the UK’s first MA Children’s Book Illustration, the Centre’s work has had a marked impact on British children’s publishing and beyond.

Artwork from The Sea Tiger © Victoria Turnbull.Published by Templar Publishing, 2014




Associated sites


MA Children's Book Illustration Exhibition

Bologna Book Fair

Image credits:
News image: Artwork © Jo Williamson
Projects image: Artwork from The Haunted House © Kazuno Kohara. Published by Macmillan Children’s Books, 2008
Events image: Artwork © Maisie Paradise Shearring
MA Exhibition image: Artwork © Simona Ciraolo
Dog image: Artwork from How To Be A Dog © Jo Williamson. Published by Scholastic, 2015