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Waterstones is donating 20% of all charity card sales to Booktrust's Children's Reading Fund which supports disadvantaged children across the UK
Visit your local Waterstones shop to pick up a pack today or buy the cards on the Waterstones website.
Visit our illustrators' gallery to explore the best in contemporary children's book illustration
Read Polly Dunbar's Ideas Everywhere, a story about how to write a story, along with her guidance note on the best way to use it in the classroom.
Read our interviews with the best children's illustrators
Chris Riddell, former Booktrust Writer in Residence, has a sketchbook full of illustrations that are in search of a story. Can you create a story to give to these illustrations?
Discover a range of resources about using picture books and illustrated books in the classroom - from activities for Foundation and KS1 to ideas for using graphic novels with KS3
Find out useful information about comics and graphic novels and read our recommended booklists
The Booktrust Best New Illustrators Award celebrates the best rising talent in the field of children's illustration today. Find out about the ten winners of the 2011 awards and view images from their books.
Follow Polly Dunbar's game of consequences with Emily Gravett, Petr Horacek, Alexis Deacon, Viviane Schwarz, Sarah McIntyre, Ed Vere, Bruce Ingman and Polly Dunar all adding their magic
The Big Picture Campaign was launched in 2007 as a new initiative aimed at promoting picture books and illustrators
Download a leaflet to celebrate the power of picture books, illustrated by award-winning picture book author and illustrator Katie Cleminson.