Learning Resources

Case Study Package: The Value of Illustration

In May 2016 children's author and illustrator Sarah McIntyre visited primary schools in the Highlands on the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour.

Sarah makes picture books, chapter books and comics and her quirky drawing style has won her young fans around the world. Easily spotted in her pointy glasses and magnificent costumes, Sarah is one of the UK’s best loved and most colourful children’s authors. Find out how the visit inspired Drakies Primary School to create mini-books and comic strips of their own! 

You can also discover learning resources inspired by Sarah's books and explore illustration, watch Sarah share her top tips for drawing Pugs and watch her brilliant Author's Live event with Philip Reeve!

Case Study: The Value of Illustration

Video: How to Draw a Pug

Video: Authors Live Sarah McIntyre & Philip Reeve

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Learning Resources: Sarah McIntyre & Philip Reeve

Read more: Blackwells Recommends Picture Books