The work of the illustrator is key to inspiring our first love of books. We all know and love many picture book characters from their image alone. Picture Hooks are proud to announce a new, bi-annual award, The Invisible Prize, which will acknowledges the quiet reach and huge influence that the illustrator offers. This year, The Invisible Prize is awarded to Pam Smy: a skilled and talented illustrator with a remarkable body of work. She is fully committed to the value and importance of picture books; someone who has supported and inspired other illustrators, but done so ‘invisibly’ – modest, unassuming, steadily supporting others for years without looking for acclaim.
Read more about it here.