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Jill Calder

Biography

Jill Calder

Jill Calder is an award winning illustrator and calligrapher with a love of drawing, ideas, color, ink, typography, stories, books, dogs and deadlines. Jill blends traditional and digital image-making methods as seamlessly as possible resulting in whimsical illustrations with broad appeal. As a result, her work is commissioned for children’s picture books, huge hospital murals, financial and scientific reports, branding Scotch whisky and global advertising campaigns.

Jill Calder

Books by Jill Calder

written by Michael Rosen with illustrations by Jill Calder - Children's, Children's 8-12, Children's Nonfiction, Education, Nonfiction, Poetry, Reference

For thousands of years, people have been writing poetry. But what is poetry? Award-winning wordsmith Michael Rosen has spent decades thinking about that question, and in this helpful guide he shares his insights with humor, knowledge and appreciation --- appreciation for poetry and appreciation for twenty-first-century children embarking on their own poetic journeys. Young readers are invited to join him on a welcoming exploration of the British poetic canon, replete with personal insights into what the renowned poet thinks about as he writes and advice on writing their own poetry. When he’s finished, readers will be able to say with confidence: this is poetry.