Role of Children’s Illustrations in the Story Books


The Role of Children’s Illustrations in the Story Books

No one has an imagination as strong as a child does. They are able to imagine things beyond explanation. With such a strong power to imagine and dream things alive, a child needs to step in the world of knowledge with best sort of assistance. You can explain many things to a child and help them understand the life around them but you cannot address their rich imagination bare handed. They need proper “tools” for nurturing their imagination and that grows with a strong mind that can easily pick the knowledge throughout their life. Strengthening their imagination and mind can successfully be maintained through illustrated story books.


Importance of Stories

In fact stories are dear to the children because with them they find the opportunity to imagine further and wander in a vast world full of colours and amazing events. The stories are the best source to enrich your child’s imagination and broaden their mind. They make their base to knowledge and first steps of formal education, they actually originate from the stories a child listens and reads while still young. For instance a child learns and imagines being in that situation etc.


Role of Illustrations in Children Books

Keeping in view the role of stories in the educational life of children, it is eminent to provide them with illustrated story books. The illustrations create live effects in a story and increase its educational value.  The books that you offer your child on hard board surface hardly contain written knowledge. The most you can find there is a single word per page but still it is a perfect source of knowledge and information for the little kid. they gaze at the colourful pictures with open eyes and a mind even more widely open, absorbing the knowledge faster than you expect.


Soothing Effects of Children’s illustrations

No doubt gorgeously painted children story books soothe a child. Anything in life can disturb and upset the little mind. Many events take place every day and you have no control over time and life to change them in your favour. A child gets affected from such happenings. You can talk to them and discuss with them a lot many things to bring comfort, but what a beautifully illustrated story can do is beyond explanation.

childrens-booksThese days you can find many stories to share with your child, about a child who goes through unpleasant experiences and then how they get better, grow up to be heros, people that help people etc. Bringing children back to normal life embedding the life messages through imagination.

Choose a collection of brightly illustrated children story books and read them with your child at home.  Remember that a child never out grows their assortment of story books. They get back into any one of them from time to time and will read it from beginning to the end. So, feel free to buy any number of quality children stories with elegant illustrations whenever yours get a chance!

A few of my previous clients

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  • Sarah is an extremely talented designer and illustrator. She has that rare gift of being able to find something in your business or character that you never knew existed" Craig Green

  • "It's been great working with Sarah as our illustrator! She's been so great in taking all feedback on board and delivers work of the highest standard. Would 100% recommend :-)" - Michelle Gibbs, Doodle Dozen Series
  • "WOW! Love it! I'm so happy with what you've produced- and with so little input from me. FANTASTIC!!! THANK YOU” - Darren Pascoe: 'Red Rabbit Book'

  • “Sarah’s re-branding of my business has given it a much needed fresh and quirky feel. She provided us with an extremely friendly courteous and efficient service and injected an energy into the project, that only Sarah could.” – Discovery Leisure

  • “I am so happy that I found Sarah to bring my book to life. Sarah took the time to listen and really made the effort to make sure that I was happy and her brilliant designs translated the words of my book into a beautiful visual story." - Jodie Jackson

  • "Sarah loves her work, her friendly ‘can do’ approach is reassuring whether you’re on your first or tenth book."  – Darron Jon Love
  • "Thank you both so much for your hard work and dedication. Sarah is a fantastic illustrator! It is nice to know I have worked with someone who is so professional at her job, and will certainly remember her for the future if I need another book illustrating."
  • "I can’t speak highly enough of Sarah! She has brought Roopert Snoopert to life in a way I could never have imagined.
    The illustrations are fantastic! Sarah keeps you update with progress from the draft stage right through to sign off." - Paul Micklewright
  • "Sarah quickly understood what I wanted to achieve and the look I was after. Sarah kept me informed and brought me into the whole process” – Darron Jon Love

  • Sarah has a great insight into how to best produce a children’s book and is really helpful in getting you there! I really cannot recommend Sarah enough – brilliant designer, friendly and professional. The experience has been a great one!“ – Jodie Jackson
  • “Sarah was lovely to work with and keen to make sure that the illustrations were a perfect match for the story. It’s obvious that she really cares about her work and wants you, the author, to be happy with the final results.” – Marion Adams

  • "I hope my recommendation will persuade you to use Sarah! I cannot fault her, for her professionalism, enthusiasm and talent." - Michelle Hawkins, Director: The Flying DoDo

  • "She has a keen eye for the quirky detail, she is punctual and a joy to work with. I simply cannot praise her enough.” - Clickety Books

  • “When we first contacted Sarah, Dainty Dizzy was a concept;  an idea to be shaped into a brand.  Sarah took this idea and illustrated it perfectly….and our brand look and feel was born.” – Dainty Dizzy

  • "Sarah understood what I was looking for and produced a fantastic logo for me.  She is very approachable and friendly – I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her” Katie Jarvis, Fancy Prints

  • Sarah is professional, friendly and very knowledgeable, she delivered 100% with a new logo that was spot on! We can't recommend her enough!” - Lucy @ Get Active

  • “Sarah’s advice has been invaluable, she could have just illustrated my first attempt but knew there was more to be had from the story and pointed me towards the right help." – Darron Jon Love

  • “Thank you, Sarah, for the amazing work you did on the illustrations for my book. Working with you has been so easy thanks to your enthusiasm, flexibility, support, professionalism and, of course, the amazing quality of your work." – Stuart Neath

  • "I am absolutely thrilled with the colours and love the look and overall feel of the book, its so different and unique, thank you so much"
  • “I was so nervous ringing you as i've never done anything like this before, but you were so friendly and put me completely at ease.” - Donna Purvis

  • "Outstanding illustrator with exceptional talent. You couldn’t wish for a better artist, as it would be impossible to find. Such a spectacular gifted designer who is always happy!" - Rachel Lake

  • "Sarah is amazing - very fast at understanding the requirements, great pictures and never too much trouble. I recommend her wholeheartedly" - Fernando Caldeira-Saraiva
  • "The logos are absolutely fantastic, they are spot on brief and are even better than we imagined!Paolo Pini, Step Up To Languages

  • "These posters and flyers are perfect”
    - Julia G, Manager at the Truro branch of Pets at Home

  • Sarah really understood the brief right from the beginning and has been able to translate my ideas and mental images, that at times were quite specific, into magical illustrations that are better than I’d ever hoped. She has absolutely nailed it!” – Gareth Edwards

  • “Books arrived safely today- I am absolutely delighted with how they look – I can’t thank you enough – you’ve made my dream come true :)” – Jane Collins