Ben Mantle began his illustration career early, picking up his first award in a local library colouring-in competition aged seven. He went on to study Animation at the Surrey Institute of Art & Design before working as an animator on projects including Tim Burton's 'Corpse Bride' and a BAFTA winning CBeebies website. Ben is the creator of The Best Birthday Present Ever! (winner of the 2016 Dundee Picture Book Award), The Best Christmas Present Ever! and the Dinostars series.
Penny Parker Klostermann
Print and colour in these fun Dinostars activity sheets.
Serious pastelling day today. Well... as serious as pastelling can get anyway. https://t.co/fMrXHsR9nU
by @BenMMantle - 3 days ago
RT @BrightGroup_USA: Fall into reading with @randomhousekids's fall list, feat. #BrightArtist @BenMMantle & Penny Parker Klostermann's A CO…
by @BenMMantle - 4 days ago
@rich_mitch Cheers mate!!! Nice to do something for myself for a change. Hope you're enjoying the sun today
by @BenMMantle - 7 days ago
Finished my Northern Lights picture. Love all the books in the Dark Materials trilogy by @PhillpPullman… https://t.co/twjl6V27KO
by @BenMMantle - 8 days ago
@Bright_Group @lucymayrowland @Laura_A_Hughes @KidsBloomsbury Sorry I missed it, Book looks super duper!!
by @BenMMantle - 24 days ago
163019703868052 - 3 months ago
ART AUCTION ALERT!
50+ illustrators are auctioning of prints/signed books and more to raise money for the Mental health charity MIND. Organised by Charlotte Cooke, who is also running not one, but TWO marathons to support the charity.
The auction will begin TOMORROW around 7pm on Thursday, 23rd February, and will run for 3 days, until Saturday 25th.
163019703868052 - 10 months ago
Last week, I had a lovely meeting with the even lovelier Walker Picture Book team. Trying hard not to eat ALL the croissants.
163019703868052 - 11 months ago
Sorry if you missed out on my Twitter print giveaway, but I'm now offering an original picture, free with every purchase from my store in June!
Little hare sketch.
Also, if you're on Twitter, I'm doing a GIVEAWAY at the the moment to win a free print from my store. So go check it out!
I've relaunched my shop! 5 prints available. To celebrate there is a 10% discount for the month of June! Just enter the code SUMMER10 at the check out...
'Table Manners' short film - one year ago
Marks and Spencer 'Telling Tales' logo design - 3 years ago
M&S Schoolwear - Telling Tales competition! - 3 years ago
Personal work - Viking Woolly Mammoth racing. - 4 years ago
Personal work - Animal marching band. - 4 years ago
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