Not "Just an Illustrator"...

by Teigan Margetts on

Some absolutely wonderful words with Francisco Fonseca, the man behind our latest masterpiece, Just a Rabbit. 

How to birth a baby and a children's book, all in the same year!

by Teigan Margetts on - 2 Comments

Getting published as a first-time author is challenging enough. But how about getting published as a first-time author, and in the same year, having your first baby?

How to make a living as a children's book illustrator

by Teigan Margetts on

We've written a lot about making a living as an author. But what about making a living as an illustrator? Read on, then, and learn about prolific children's...

How to teach children wisdom - with Maggie White

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Who better to teach wisdom than a beautiful 85 y/o great grandmother, who's also a prolific reader of children's books!

Launching your career as a children's book illustrator

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Ethicool co-founder, Teigan Margetts sits down with the company's newest children's book illustrator, the wildly cool, Madison Pollard!

A quiet chat with Stuart French

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Ethicool's Editor, Romane de Beer, sits down with Stuart French for a candid heart-to-heart.

How to get published as a first-time author

by Teigan Margetts on - 3 Comments

Everyone knows that publishing your first book feels almost impossible for so many authors. The redrafts, the rejections, the frustration... It can all feel rather overwhelming. Well, here's a...

Five things kids can do about climate change

by Teigan Margetts on

You’ve probably heard about climate change and you’re no doubt worried for the future of our planet. You’ve also probably heard that to make real change, you might...

Should children's books rhyme?

by Stuart French on - 7 Comments

We should consider rhyme in children’s books to be like the conductor in an orchestra: it sets the tone and the tempo of the language; but the band...

How to become a children's book illustrator

by Stuart French on - 5 Comments

Okay, so who wouldn't want to illustrate children's picture books for a living? Exactly! We receive more and more illustrators' submissions every day, so this summary guide should...