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Scribble signs Linda Jackson and Jenny Kee!

Scribble has secured the rights to the work of iconic and internationally acclaimed Australian fashion designers and artists Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson for two exciting boardbook projects in 2017.

Jenny and Linda are pioneers of Australian style, known for their vibrant and bold designs that celebrate the Australian environment.

In recent years, the pair has collaborated with Australian fashion label Romance Was Born and featured in the exhibition ‘200 years of Australian Fashion’, at the National Gallery of Victoria. Kee and Jackson have received many awards for their contribution to the Australian Fashion industry.

Both artists been closely involved with children’s art over the years: Jenny in the Blue Mountains with the local community and colourful wall murals and Linda with her Bush Kids shop and clothing range.

Jenny said she and Linda are, ‘thrilled to express colour and nature to the babes!’

Children have always loved the vivid colour and movement of the duo’s work, and the aesthetic of this collaboration with Scribble will be no exception.

Scribble’s Commissioning Editor Miriam Rosenbloom hopes the books will lead the way for more exciting projects with artists and designers: ‘Jenny and Linda’s beautiful and instantly recognisable work is undergoing a nation-wide renaissance and there’s no reason the kids should miss out on the fun! We’re so excited to bring the spectacular colour and form we know and love to a whole new generation.’

The books are scheduled for publication in mid-2017.