Category Archives: Ivy Kids

Lydia Crook: Paper artist and best-selling children’s book author

As our best-selling children’s title went to reprint,  I thought it’d be the perfect opportunity to spend a morning in the studio with author and paper artist Lydia Crook to talk about (and film!) the simplistic wonders of Paper Play. Read to the end […]

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The Big Draw: Around the World in 80 Animals with Guy Parker-Rees

Take part in The Big Draw with Ivy Kids and Guy Parker-Rees Grab your pens, pencils and crayons and join us for an around the world art safari as part of The Big Draw festival. The Big Draw runs throughout October, with over 200,000 people […]

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Free download alert! Kids craft project from This Belongs to Me

This Belongs to Me is a bumper title featuring 16 cool design projects for kids, enabling them to express their individuality and learn a variety of techniques, from stencilling, to sewing, to designing their own fake tattoos! Clear text and eye-catching illustrations give children […]

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Free download alert! Paper Play craft projects are up for grabs!

For those of you who couldn’t make it to our children’s paper craft workshops this afternoon, we’re giving away a few projects from Lydia Crook’s Paper Play for FREE! Suitable for anyone aged 7 and over, these make for perfect half-term crafting activities, especially if […]

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Ivy Kids half-term event: free papercraft afternoon with Lydia Crook at Whirligig Brighton

To celebrate the release of her first titles with Ivy Kids, author and local papercraft artist Lydia Crook will be joining us for a free children’s half-term activity afternoon at the Whirligig toy shop in Brighton next Thursday 30th May. A fun opportunity for […]

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The freaky faces of publishing

Yesterday marked the second sales conference for Ivy Press and our new distributers Thames and Hudson, meaning that a few of us found ourselves London-bound preparing to present our Autumn 2013 publishing list to our sales reps. We had the 4.30pm slot, so to […]

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Win a set of 7 Ivy Kids books with Families Sussex Coast

Until the 31st May, local parenting magazine Families Sussex Coast are offering 3 readers the chance to win a set of 7 fabulous books from the Ivy Kids list. The bundle includes a variety of children’s activity and reference titles, enough to keep children entertained […]

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Thank you for visiting Ivy Kids at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2013

We’re so proud of our Ivy Kids range this year, we’ve had excellent feedback, not only from local businesses and our new distributors but also from respected reviewers like Kirkus, too. The stylish craft and non-fiction titles have done so well, that the Kids team […]

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Ivy Press & Ivy Kids at the Taipei Book Fair 2013

The Ivy Press and its sister company Ilex Press are exhibiting at the Taipei for the first time. And it is my first time in Taipei, so that is all very exciting. The whole city seems to be getting ready for this big annual […]

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Making children’s books – artwork beginnings

Just before Christmas, Ivy Kids were paid a visit by a group of year 6 students who spent the day designing their own kids books, learning how to source images, design a jackets and coordinate their page layouts. They were all so enthusiastic and […]

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Clive Gifford: Space in 30-Seconds author nominated for science book prize

Publishers across the UK recently submitted their best science books for young people for the Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize 2012 and we’re pleased to report that upcoming IvyKids author Clive Gifford made it onto the shortlist for his title Out of This […]

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Half term Ivy Kids book give away!

Seeing as it’s half term this week we thought we’d kick off the Ivy Kids blog and Ivy Kids Facebook page with a big book give away. There are 6 books in the goodie bag – 1 of every title from our Autumn list […]

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