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Nicky

Nicky Johnston is the author and illustrator of children's books. A mum to four boys, and artist and educator, Nicky is passionate about raising awareness of mental health in children.

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Illustration Process – At the end of Holyrood Lane

January 23, 2019 | Illustration Author:

Where do I start?
For this book (At the end of Holyrood Lane) I began with sticky notes to create my initial thumbnails. Due to my full life, I set up a folder that I would take with me everywhere …


Book Trailer ~ Hide and Seek with Grandpa

August 06, 2018 | Announcement, Launch Author:

Here it is….

Hide and Seek with Grandpa BOOK TRAILER! Check it out!


Publication day ~ Hide and Seek with Grandpa

August 01, 2018 | Announcement Author:

Hurrah!

Today is official publication day of children’s book Hide and Seek with Grandpa.
Written by Ed Allen and illustrated by me, this Scholastic book is very sweet and a lot of fun celebrating the beautiful relationship between a …


Cover Reveal – At the End of Holyrood Lane

July 05, 2018 | Announcement Author:

Today I received the advance copy of my new children’s picture book At the end of Holyrood Lane, written by Dimity Powell (also author of The Fix-It Man) and published by EK Books.…


Grandma Forgets – Book Launch Details

July 27, 2017 | Announcement Author:

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SAVE THE DATE

 

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Grandma Forgets is finally here!

Thanks to Prestige Inhome Care for sponsoring this fabulous event, we are excited to celebrate the launch of Grandma Forgets.

This is a warm, hopeful story about a family who …


Author vs Illustrator – The Perfect Partnership

June 04, 2017 | Announcement Author:

Thank you to Paul Russell  (author of Grandma Forgets launching in August 2017) who put together this cool little clip, to make me (the illustrator) feel very special!

I just want to note that he hasn’t included the countless hours, …


Grandma Forgets – Cover Reveal!

April 20, 2017 | Announcement Author:

Working on a new children’s book is like finding out you are pregnant but not able to share it with the world just yet….. lots of excitement, joy and waiting, and then the moment you can announce its impending arrival!…


Nicky Johnston

Nicky is a children's book author and illustrator. She is the creative director of 52-week Illustration Challenge, inspiring others to connect with their creative souls.

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