Thursday, 11 December 2014

The Big Reveal! Here's the awesome poster for International Book Giving Day 2015 (#giveabook) from the hugely talented Chris Haughton!

Chris Haughton's brilliant official poster for International Book Giving Day. Join in on 14th February 2015!

Once again, International Book Giving Day will take place on Valentines Day, that is 14th February 2015! To get the ball rolling we can reveal the official IBGD poster, designed by the truly awesome Chris ("A Bit Lost, Hat Monkey") Haughton. Gaze on it, marvel at its splendour!

Chris Haughton has been an illustrator for over 12 years. His first children’s book, A Bit Lost, has been translated into 19 languages and has won 9 awards in 7 countries. This was followed by Oh No, George! in 2012, winner of the Junior Magazine Picturebook of the year award. His latest picture book SHH! We Have A Plan (March 2014) won the AOI award for children's books for 2014.

“I am absolutely delighted that Chris Haughton has designed this year’s poster. His unique, eye-catching style will help spread the word to encourage many more people to give books on 14th February 2015.” Emma Perry, IBGD.

You can join in and support International Book Giving Day in a variety of ways but most importantly, spread the word via blogs and twitter if you can (using the hashtag #giveabook)

Also check out the following useful links to get more directly involved: 

Website |

Twitter | @bookgivingday