Italian illustrator Alessandro Gottardo's beautiful, open and inviting illustrations have been featured in major newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, TIME, The Economist and Newsweek among others. He's won numerous awards including the gold medal from The Society of Illustrators New York in 2009.

22 Sweet and Surreal Illustrations by SHOUT

Ryoko Ishii

Little Red Riding Hood? by Japanese illustrator soft doll maker Ryoko Ishii. via Kickcan Conkers

from "who will comfort toffle?" by tove jansson, 1960

Who Will Comfort Toffle? Tove Jansson ~ translated by Kingsley Hart not sure of the original publisher but mine is Schildts, 1960 set fo.

tove jansson

The Dangerous Journey Tove Jansson ~ originally published 1977 as Den farliga resan reissued in the UK by Sort of Books, 2010 After seei.

Professor Balthazar - Profesor Baltazar - Ex YU cartoon series for children about an old inventor.

Professor Balthazar, restored by DVD Lab

Professor Balthazar, restored by DVD Lab

Beatrice Brandt. Illustration for a children`s book. Gouache and ink.

Gouache and ink.