Items by FRANN PRESTON-GANNON for our Silent Auction at the Empty Bowl Benefit for the Salem and Cambridge Food Pantries.
FRANN PRESTON-GANNONis a London based illustrator and designer. She has freelanced for a wide variety of clients that include: Nosy Crow, Vintage Books, Lonely Planet, Walker Books, Powerhouse Publishing, Spears Magazine, Scholastic books US, Chronicle Publishing, Pavilion Books, The Times Newspaper, Burt's Bees and Page One Theatre.
Her first picture book, The Journey Home, was published in October 2012 and has been shortlisted for both the Waterstones Children's Prize and the Cambridgeshire 'Read it Again' book Prize. It has also been shortlisted by Junior Magazine for 'Best Picture Book' and 'New Talent'. It was nominated for the Kate Greenaway in 2014. In April 2015 The Journey Home is to be reimagined as a play by the London based puppet theatre, Little Angels.
In April 2011 she became the first UK recipient of the 'Sendak Fellowship' and spent a month in Autumn living with and learning from the great master of illustration, Maurice Sendak, at his home in Connecticut.
Original Ink on watercolor paper
11.75” x 8.25”
Starting Bid $50