Picture Book : : ‘Menagerie Magique’ by Sarah Bellisario


‘Magical Menagerie’  written and illustrated by Sarah Bellisario.

Published 2014 by Lirabelle, France.

32 pages. Format : 23 x 29,7 cm à la française.
ISBN : 978-2-35878-128-2

An inky book of Magical Animals!

cheeter013-webmonkey027-web‘Menagerie Magique’ is a book for young children, filled with fabulous birds and beasts from all around the world. A largely wordless book perfect for little children who want to play a game of ‘Guess Who’ as you turn each page to reveal a new colourful animal. Have fun roaring, squawking and mimicking the animals through the book!

In ‘Menagerie Magique’ I worked by creating dozens of symmetrical ink blots using lots of vibrant colours. My daughter Scarlet helped me to choose the colours and make the ink blots so that I could not plan them too much!

When the blots were dry I imagined them into different animals and illustrated them with fine liner pens and watercolour pencils.

I hope you enjoy experiencing the Magical Menagerie book full of magical beasts and riotus colours!






: : : As both Sas (Sarah Bellisario) and Yosh (YOSHIE) are published picture book authors, we are always happy to hear from you about any new picture book commissions or exciting collaborations you might wish us to work on with you.

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