Children’s Books – Blog

Are tigers yellow or orange

Are Tigers Yellow or Orange?

In a recent social media post, I questioned whether tigers are yellow or orange as part of my work on a picture book about colors. Surprisingly, most people said ‘orange,’…
Interview Destynee Onwochei & Noriko Matsubara

Interview: Destynee Onwochei & Noriko Matsubara

I worked with BBC Children’s for their new Storytime App earlier this year. I illustrated one of their stories called “Olanna’s Super Senses” written by Destynee Onwochei. Prior to the…
Colour Pencil Illustration Work in Progress

Coloured Pencil Illustration Work in Progress

I’m working on my next picture book “Bocchi and Pocchi and Baby Sock.” I just finished this illustration, a chaotic living room where Baby Sock paints everywhere! This illustration took…
Newspaper Article – Creator’s Desk-

Newspaper Article ‘Creator’s Desk’

A Japanese newspaper reporter got in touch with me a while ago and told me about their new column called ‘Creator’s Desk @ Artist’s Workplace.’ This column is aimed at…
Reunion with my Year 1 teacher

Reunion with my Year 1 teacher

Last August, I was giving a talk at Hachinohe Book Center in Japan, promoting my newly published book.When it was time for Q&A, an elderly lady stood up from the…
Behind the Scene

Behind the Scene – How I came to do what I do

I want to talk about why I do what I do – creating children’s books. Before I started writing and illustrating children’s books, I was doing an art project that focused…
Noriko Matsubara

Lads and Lasses We Love – Noriko Matsubara

This blog first appeared on Digital Sparkles’ blog article on 12th November 2018. You can read it here. ORIGINAL POST Tell us a bit about yourself and what you doHello,…

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