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!…

The Fix-It Man – My Illustration Process

February 27, 2017 | Announcement, Illustration Author:



The moment I read Dimity’s manuscript I was connected. The visuals of the characters, scenes and sub-stories came with such ease that my initial concept roughs were almost completed before the contracts had actually been signed!…

The Fix-It Man – Book Launch Details

February 19, 2017 | Announcement Author:



The Fix-It Man is finally here!

The Fix-It Man is beautiful hard cover book written by Dimity Powell and illustrated by me (Nicky Johnston).

This picture book takes a poignant look at the way a young girl …

Brave Danny – New Children’s Book

November 26, 2016 | Announcement Author:



Brave Danny

For teachers, parents and service professionals

Australian children’s author Robin Adolphs, illustrator Nicky Johnston and the National Rural Women’s Coalition are proud to release a new children’s book called Brave Danny.

This book brings the subject of

Announcing more exciting news

November 03, 2016 | Announcement Author:


I have TWO things to be really excited about right now….…

Announcing some exciting news

December 17, 2015 | Announcement Author:


I am able to share my excitement …

An exciting announcement!

July 25, 2015 | Announcement Author:

People often say how they love my illustration ‘style’ and that they recognise my work immediately. This fascinates me, for I struggle see this and feel baffled about what my style actually is. All I know is that I create …

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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