Maude Shrimpton Written by Lauren Child and illustrated by Trisha Krauss
Illustrationcupboard and Puffin books are thrilled to celebrate the extraordinary collaboration of Lauren Child and Trisha Krauss in launching the marvellous Maude: The Not-So-Noticeable Shrimpton.

Lauren, author and illustrator, famed for her Charlie and Lola picture books and Clarice Bean series, won the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2000 after introducing Charlie and Lola with I Will Not Ever Never Eat A Tomato. Lauren met the illustrator Trisha Krauss in New York and wrote Maude with Trisha in mind.

Trisha has been working as a successful freelance illustrator in New York for the last 16 years. Her artwork has regularly appeared in American Illustration and she has exhibited in New York and Rome. Now close friends and artists, the fantastic blend of Lauren and Trisha have created a stunningly-illustrated story.

Maude: The Not-So-Noticeable Shrimpton tells the tale of The Shrimpton Family. Flamboyant and eccentric, being noticed is what all the members of the Shrimpton family live for - all except, that is, for Maude. She prefers to blend into the background rather than stand out in a crowd. And this is very much to her advantage when they all come face to face with a rather hungry tiger.

Trisha’s exquisite illustrations for Maude are painted on plywood adding to the striking design adorned in beautiful wallpaper patterns.
Exhibition date
October 2012
22 Bury St, St James's, London, SW1Y 6AL