Jill Murphy (biography)Medium:
Pencil on Acid-free PaperSize:
8" x 6" (202mm x 162mm)Date:
Signed by the Artist in pen lower rightThis is the Signed unique original Mixed Media art by Jill Murphy.
This charming original colour pencil drawing signed by Jill Murphy was drawn for the highly acclaimed 1987 children's book All In One Piece
featuring The Large Family, which quickly became a favourite with families around the globe.
Jill Murphy's characters became such household favourites in fact, that The BBC decided to adapt them for television, and there are now several series of 'The Large Family' available to watch.
Jill Murphy's observations are beautiful and full of humour, both for younger readers and also adults.
Murphy has been commended, shortlisted and won a plethora of book awards including The Smarties Prize, Kate Greenaway Medal, Children's Book Award and the Gateshead Gold Award to name just a few.
The artist's recent passing will leave fans saddened, and Jill, who was also the author of the popular series The Worst Witch, will be greatly missed.Click for larger image ...
full print with signature