#ProperBook: So You Want to be a Children's Illustrator? Chair Margaret Anne Suggs with Ashwin Chacko, Tarsila Krüse and Emma Byrne

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Have you ever thought about illustrating a children's book but don’t know where to start? This webinar is for you – it's part of the Children's Books Ireland #ProperBook series of practical events and workshops for new and emerging children’s writers and illustrators. 

Discover how to build your illustration portfolio, the best way to submit your work to agents and publishers, how much illustrating a picturebook or illustrated children's book pays, and everything in between. This event will provide the no-nonsense information you need to get your children’s illustration career off the ground. 

Listen to Tarsila Krüse and Ashwin Chacko talk about their journeys as illustrators and show some of their work, and hear insights into the publishing world from Emma Byrne, Design Manager at The O’Brien Press. 

This event is chaired by Margaret Anne Suggs, illustrator of Pigín of Howth and Holy Shocking Saints, experienced illustration lecturer and a Director of Illustrators Ireland. 

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