Arrest All Mimics: Laurence King + Nina Chakrabarti


Ben Tallon brings us an incredibly insightful 2-parter, all about the world of creative book publishing!

The first episode focuses on Laurence King, one of the world’s leading publishers in the creative arts. Laurence and head of children’s books, Elizabeth Jenner, discuss the origins of Laurence King Publishing, the market today, what makes for a great book, advice for artists wishing to work with the publisher and much more! This is definitely a must listen for anyone with aspirations of publishing their artwork in book form.

The second part in this series sees Ben speaking to Illustrator Nina Chakrabarti (Winner of the Professional Book category in the World Illustration Awards 2017), who recently published her 5th book Hello Nature with Laurence King.



Nina discusses her route into the illustration industry and her five published, illustrated books. How did the book deal come about? What was it like working with a major publisher and how have the books been received?

Nina’s loose, fun style is seen in bookstores worldwide and she gives us a great insight into what it takes to follow suit.

Give both episodes a listen now and tell us what you think! What would you make your book about?
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30th August 2017

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