Jago (illustrator)

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Jago
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Jago at The Cruel & Curious Sea exhibition 2014
Born (1979-11-12) 12 November 1979 (age 35)
Exeter
Occupation Children's book illustrator
Known for illustrating Jesus Story Book Bible

Jago (born 12 November 1979) is a children's book illustrator based in Wadebridge, Cornwall, UK. He attended Falmouth College of Art from 2000 - 2003. He has produced digital illustrations for a variety of publishers: Barefoot Books, Oxford University Press, Mantra Lingua and Zondervan.

The Jesus Storybook Bible, written by Sally Lloyd-Jones and illustrated by Jago has sold in excess of 1 million copies in 19 languages.[1]

In September 2014 Jago exhibited commissioned work at The Cruel & Curious Sea exhibition in the National Trust maintained barns of Stowe Barton in North Cornwall.[2]

Awards[edit]

  • The Jesus Storybook Bible - 2010 ALA Notable Award[3]
  • The Jesus Storybook Bible - 2009 NAPPA Award Winner[4]
  • The Jesus Storybook Bible - Gold Moonbeam Children’s Book Award from Independent Publisher (2007)[5]
  • "Nachshon, Who Was Afraid to Swim" - Sydney Taylor Honour Award for Young Readers[6]
  • "Nachshon, Who Was Afraid to Swim" - National Jewish Book Award for Young Readers[7]
  • Myron's Magic Cow- selected for 2006 White Ravens [8]
  • NLA Wow! Award - 2006 [9]
  • AOI Silver Award - Student Section, AOI Images 28 Annual 2004 [10]
  • Highly Commended Award - The Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration - 2003
  • Winner of the UK Further Education Funding Council Calendar Prize - 2000

Published work[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burns, Jeremy (2013). "'The Jesus Storybook Bible' Tops 1 Million Units Sold - BCNN1". blackchristiannews.com. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Butler, Jackie (2014). "The Cruel & Curious Sea II weekend art exhibition comes to National Trust cliifftop barns at Stowe Barton near Bude | Western Morning News". westernmorningnews.co.uk. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "The Jesus Storybook Bible". The Jesus Storybook Bible. Retrieved 2011-07-07. 
  4. ^ "NAPPA WINNERS 2009: Storytelling & Audio Books - Parenthood.com". parenthood.com. 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Independent Publisher: THE Voice of the Independent Publishing Industry". independentpublisher.com. 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  6. ^ http://www.jewishlibraries.org/ajlweb/awards/stba/st_books_all_award_winners.pdf
  7. ^ http://www.jewishbookcouncil.org/external_links/2009_National_Jewish_Book_Awards_PR.pdf
  8. ^ "White Ravens". childrenslibrary.org. 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  9. ^ "UK National Literacy Association WoW! Award Winners". goodreads.com. 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013. 
  10. ^ AOI Images 28 Award Winners
  11. ^ "Mowan and the Moon - Cbeebies on Behance". behance.net. 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  12. ^ "Jago « Children of God". childrenofgodbible.com. 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 

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