In this month’s comic, Giselle Clarkson comments on questionable rhymes and sketchy poems from the Mother Goose of yore.
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Do descriptions of food in books have you drooling or recoiling in disgust? This edition of the Giselle Clarkson comic delves into the delights and despair of the culinary in children’s literature.
This month’s edition of the Giselle Clarkson comic tackles every creative person’s most daunting task: coming up with ideas.
In this edition of the Giselle Clarkson comic, Giselle explores a gripe she has in the children’s publishing industry: celebrities becoming authors. Her solution? Turn the authors into celebrities…
In our first comic of the year, Giselle Clarkson explores one of the best—and scariest—parts about being a children’s illustrator: school visits.
Giselle Clarkson ponders why she loves children’s books in her final comic for this iteration of The Sapling. Giselle’s latest book, The Tiny Woman’s Coat, written by Joy Cowley, has just been named the ‘children’s book of the week’ by…
Don’t look away, can’t look away. Giselle Clarkson explores children’s books that she is ghoulishly drawn to.
Our resident illustrator extraordinaire Giselle Clarkson takes us on an epic tour of some fabulous local bookish monuments – including a few that aren’t explicitly book related, but could be with a little rebranding!
Giselle Clarkson is back for 2021! Today our fabulous illustrator finds her inner poet while musing on the weird and wonderful poses she used to strike while reading.
It’s the most wonderful time of the month! Another Giselle Clarkson comic. Today our resident illustrator extraordinaire takes us through her process – and struggles – with visual references. And if you haven’t seen it yet, Giselle’s latest collaboration is…