Miranda Krestovnikoff and Jill Calder in Conversation

The author and illustrator of The Sea discuss their new picture book collaboration with editor Elaine Connolly.

When, Where

Join acclaimed TV and radio presenter Miranda Krestovnikoff – “the new David Attenborough” –  and award-winning illustrator and calligrapher Jill Calder for this exclusive publication-day event for their new children's picture book The Sea.

Miranda and Jill will be in conversation with their Bloomsbury editor Elaine Connolly, delving into the mysteries of our seas and oceans, and discussing how important it is to protect them. Book your free tickets on Eventbrite now.

You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the draft illustration behind the final publication, as well as benefiting from both a scientific and artistic perspective on The Sea’s beautiful underwater spreads.

If you’re a budding picture book illustrator, keen conservationist, marine life enthusiast or simply intrigued by the publishing process, this is not to be missed. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions at the Q&A and get your new book signed by the author and illustrator.

About Miranda Krestovnikoff (author of The Sea)

Miranda Krestovnikoff is a TV and radio presenter specialising in zoology, natural history and conservation. Described by The Sunday Times as “the new David Attenborough”, she has appeared on BBC wildlife programming including Coast and Countryfile, and on The One Show. She holds a degree in Zoology from Bristol University and is involved in several charities including the RSPB, National Trust and WDC.

About Jill Calder (illustrator of The Sea)

Jill Calder has been working as an illustrator since 1993. She is also a calligrapher, digital artist and lecturer with a love of drawing, ideas, colour, ink, typography, book-binding, and sketchbooks. Jill specialises in blending traditional and digital image-making methods to create her award-winning illustrations and lettering, including Bloomsbury's The Picture Atlas.

Book your free tickets on Eventbrite now.