Magic For Sale is finally out!
Written by Carrie Clickard
Illustrated by John Shelley
published by Holiday House Books ISBN: 9780823435593
32 pages of rollicking fun! The book follows the trail of young Georgie McQuist, who’s been dared to sneak into Miss Pustula Night’s Magic Shop overnight to find the spirit that’s rumoured to inhabit the basement. Needless to say he finds the ghost and a great deal more in the creepy confines of the shop, including Miss Night herself and
Number 4 in this series of 10 Images from my Archives found at my dad’s house is my old typewriter… and I mean old typewriter! When I was 16 I discovered the work of the Golden Age illustrators (Rackham, Dulac, Heath-Robinson, Stratton etc). In fact it was a re-discovery really as my mum had kept a couple of compendiums from her childhood that had been illustrated by these artists, but I rarely saw those. It was only in the mid-70’s that I began seriously examining children’s