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Coco Big City Kitty is here!

June 01, 2020 | Announcement, Launch, Printable Author:

Welcome to the world COCO Big City Kitty!

Coco lived on the top floor of the tallest building on Meowington Avenue. Her days were filled with action, excitement, noise and activity. And nothing made Coco happier than being a Big


Illustration Process – Under the Same Sky

September 04, 2019 | Illustration Author:

I love reflecting on the whole process of a book. Especially when I go back to some of my very first sketches. The evolution of illustrations can happen quite quickly but generally take many, many sketches to finally get the …


Book Trailer ~ Under the Same Sky

August 01, 2019 | Announcement, Launch Author:

Here it is….

Under the Same Sky BOOK TRAILER! Check it out!

Written by Robert Vescio, illustrated by Nicky Johnston, published by New Frontier Publishing



Hide and Seek with Grandpa – Illustration Process

July 22, 2019 | Illustration Author:

Illustrations…

Here is a bit of insight into to how I illustrated picture book Hide and Seek with Grandpa. (Written by Ed Allen, Published by Scholastic Australia, 2018)…


Illustration Process – At the end of Holyrood Lane

January 23, 2019 | Illustration Author:

Where do I start?
For this book (At the end of Holyrood Lane) I began with sticky notes to create my initial thumbnails. Due to my full life, I set up a folder that I would take with me everywhere …


Book Trailer ~ Hide and Seek with Grandpa

August 06, 2018 | Announcement, Launch Author:

Here it is….

Hide and Seek with Grandpa BOOK TRAILER! Check it out!


Publication day ~ Hide and Seek with Grandpa

August 01, 2018 | Announcement Author:

Hurrah!

Today is official publication day of children’s book Hide and Seek with Grandpa.
Written by Ed Allen and illustrated by me, this Scholastic book is very sweet and a lot of fun celebrating the beautiful relationship between a …


About Nicky Johnston

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Nicky is a children’s book author and illustrator. Read more about Nicky HERE

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Australian Society of Authors
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