• Chenee Marrapodi

James Foley: Drawing a path to success

The legend behind the S.Tinker Inc. graphic novel series, James Foley, discusses his unconventional start to picture book illustration, how to create a graphic novel and much more.

As a writer, illustrator and cartoonist, James Foley is a man of many talents. He’s the author and illustrator of the S.Tinker Inc. graphic novel series for middle primary and has also illustrated a number of books, including the Toffle Tower series, The Last Viking, and the cult favourite and CBCA shortlisted My Dead Bunny and its follow up, There’s Something Weird About Lena.


His latest picture book Stellarphant is due to be released later this year.


James Foley & Norman Jorgensen are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their award-winning picture book The Last Viking with a "Viking Crafternoon" on Saturday 10th July. For more details, visit http://www.paperbird.com.au/event/freo-kids-book-carnival-viking-crafternoon/


Photo of James by Jessica Wyld Photography.



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