Events and Exhibitions
October 2018 - ‘100 outstanding picturebooks’ exhibition at the Frankfurt Book Fair
October 2018 - Augen ZU? Augen AUF! Exhibiton curated by Christine Knödler at the Münchner Bücherschau
with Quint Buchholz, Mira Poferl, Susanne Straßer and Britta Teckentrup
August 2018 - Buchsegler, Exhibition of 'Worauf wartest du?', Berlin
June 2018 - CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards Ceremony British Library,
book signings at various bookshops as part of Independent Bookshop Week (IBW)
June 2018 - Feria del Libro, book signings and workshops, Madrid
April 2018 - Ilustrarte 2018 Exhibition, Portugal
March 2018 - 'Ei & Feder', Exhibition at Krumulus , Berlin
March 2018 - 'Licht aus! Die Nacht im Bilderbuch', Städtische Galerie, Rosenheim
January 2018 - Various events at the Dutch Nationale Voorleesdagen with 'Don't Wake Up Tiger' Gottmer/Nosy Crow
August 2017 - Edinburgh Festival - Workshop and readings - click here
May 2017- Hay Festival - Workshop and Down the Rabbit Hole LIVE (Kate Greenaway Medal Winners: The Illustrators
Who Made Us) with: Rob Biddulph, Leigh Hobbs, Emma Lewis and Britta Teckentrup - click here
April 2017 - Interview with Ute Wegmann - Deutschlandfunk - Büchermarkt Bücher für junge Leser 'Das Dunkle zieht mich an...' - click here
October 2017 - 'Schöner verstehen'Exhibition at Illu 3 – Freiburger Festival für Illustration , Freiburg
July 2017 - 'Worauf wartest du?'Exhibition at Ravenburger Lesefestival 2017, Buchhandlung „Anna Rahm mit Büchern unterwegs“
May 2017 - Nami island, Exhibition - Nami Concours 2017 (Purple island winner 'Worauf wartest du?')
March 2017 - Münchner Bücherschau Junior mit 'Das Ei' Prestel, München
May 2017 - Lesung Workshop & exhibition mit 'Bienen, Wunder der Natur', Büchereien Wien
5 November 2016 - Lesung Bibliothek am Wasserturm/Georg Büchner Buchhandlung 'Worauf wartest du?'
8-10 October 2016 - Various events at Bath and Guildford Book Festivals
July 2016 - Workshop and events in schools and Kew Gardens in London
April 2016 - Various events and book signings at schools and book shops in London and Oxford
April 2016 - Waterstones Picadilly, in conversation with Damian Kelleher (with Ben Newman, Benji Davies, Britta Teckentrup)
April 2016 - Talk at Central St Martins, London
4-7 April 2016- Bologna Book Fair - selected for the 'Buchkollektion der "alten Meister"', Germany Guest of Honour 2016
20-26 July 2015 - Guest artist for Germany at Ilustratour, Madrid, 4 day workshops, Talks and book signing
22 July 2015 - Workshop 'Hans im Glück' , Goethe Institut, Madrid
14 June 2015 - Radio 1, Interview über 'Alle Wetter'bei Literaturagenten
10 June 2015 - Workshop & exhibition, Büchereien Wien & Interview Ö1 Radio und Stube Wien
3 December 2015 - Workshop, Stadtbücherei, Berlin

October 2018
'Alle Wetter' is part of the ‘100 outstanding picturebooks’ exhibition at the Frankfurt Book Fair curated by
Sam McCullen, Leonard S. Marcus, Sophie Van der Linden, Martin Salisbury and Ulla Rhedin
More here ...

May 2019
Thank you to Maria Popova for writing this wonderful review of ‘Moon’ on Brain Pickings - one of my all-time favourite blogs!
We seem to share the same love for the moon ... …

July 2018
Feeling very excited to be a part of this book by Eric Carle - a childhood hero!

February 2018
'The Egg' published by Prestel has received a Special Mention at the Bologna Ragazzi Awards

June/March 2018
At the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards ceremony at the British Library today.
... feeling very honoured that 'Under the Same Sky' is on the shortlist for the Kate Greenaway Award...

May 2018
A lovely little film about ' The Feather' (Prestel) shown on 3Sat Kulturzeit

January 2018
... a little animation of 'The Wall' published by Orchard books...

September 2018
...a nice article in the FAZ and Süddeutsche Zeitung about "Die Schule" published by Jacoby&Stuart...

March 2018
... "Die Tür" published by Jacoby&Stuart...

September 2018
... "100 Frauen - 100 Jahre Frauenwahlrecht" published by Jacoby&Stuart
(Sabine Kranz & Annegret Ritter & 65 illustrators)...

April 2017
Feeling very honoured that 'Don't Wake Up Tiger' (Nosy Crow/Gottmer)
is Prentenboek van het Jaar 2018 in the Netherland!

January 2018
... a little animation of 'Die Bibel' published by Ars Edition...

April 2018
Very happy that my work is amongst the 50 selected artworks that will be shown
at the Ilustrarte 2018

March 2018
A nice little film about 'The Egg' and 'The Feather' presented by Anna Morlinghauson RBB television

May 2017
Lovely display at Nami Concours 2017 with Purple island winner 'Worauf wartest du?'

March 2017
A lovely interview with Ute Wegmann - Deutschlandfunk - Büchermarkt Bücher für junge Leser

March 2017
Deutschlandradio Kultur - Lesart - Buchkritik Das Ei

March 2017
Publication day of Das Ei/The Egg'
A 96 page non-fiction picture book all about the egg.
published by Prestel

March 2017
A nice review of 'The Egg/das Ei'in the - Süddeutschen Zeitung
and a lovely shop window display with prints of my work at Mundo Azul, Berlin - all prints are for sale

July 2016
Publication day of 'Worauf wartest du?'
A 200 page picture book full of questions about life
published by Jacoby&Stuart

... is on the White Ravens list 2017
... won the Purple Award at the Nami Concours
... here is an article in the FAZ
... here is an article in the Süddeutsche Zeitung
... here is a lovely article in the Buchmarkt September issue
... is on the cover of Buch&Maus
... is one of - Die Besten 7, Deutschlandfunk
... is shwon on 3Sat Kulturzeit TV

March 2016
So very happy that 'Alle Wetter' published by Jacoby&Stuart
has received a Special Mention at the Bologna Ragazzi Award for Non-Fiction
and is nominated for the Deutsche Jugendliteraturpreis (Sachbuch)

February 2016
Before I Wake Up / Nachts, wenn alles schläft (Prestel)
Published in Germany, UK and US

Here are some links to my blog tour, 'the making of...' and some interviews:
Books For Keeps interview interview

Here is a link to a wonderful review by Andreas Platthaus in the FAZ in July:
Die mit dem Löwen tanzt

April 2016
Here are some impressions of my'Before I Wake Up' book tour with Prestel
I met the wonderful Judith Kerr,
had a great talk about books with Damian Kellerher and Benji Davies at Waterstones Piccadilly,
met some lovely children and teachers at my school visits and book signings,
had a reading in a wonderful bookshops
and gave a talk at my old College Central St Martins.
Thank you to Prestel and everyone who invited me....

December 2015
'Reduziert auf das Wesentliche'
Die Illustratorin Britta Teckentrup im Gespräch mit Klaus Nowak
in 1000 und 1 Buch - das Magazin für Kinder- und Jugendliteratur (Wien).

I was asked to contribute to these two wonderful books -
'Das Beste von Allem' published by ALadin Verlag
(shown here with a limited edition screen print for the special edition of the book)
and 'Draw it! Colour it! Creatures' published by MacMillan
Both books will be published this September

The Guardian - How to autumnal collage

"Alle Wetter"published by Jacoby&Stuart in March 2015

Emys Sachbuchpreis Juli 2015 WIS proWissen Potsdam e. V.
Klima Buchtipp April 2015, Deutsche Akademie für Kinder- und Jugendliteratur e.V.
„Alle Wetter“ steht auf der Longlist der diesjährigen „Wissensbücher des Jahres“
Here is a selection of reviews & interviews:
Interview with Lydia Herms und Thomas Böhm Die Literatur-Agenten - Radio1 rbb
Review - Die LeseEntdecker
Review - Fine Fine Books
Review - Babyccino Berlin
Review - Kölner Stadtanzeiger
Review - Umweltnetz Schweiz
Review - Neue Zuercher Zeitung NZZ - Bücher am Sonntag

Spring 2015
Experimenting with some animation . . .

I am on Pinterest - click here

Spring 2015
Various. . . new and old

January 2015
Selection of new artworks . . .

July 2014

May 2014
New work

November 2014
On my shelf this week . . .

November 2014
November . . .

May 2014
Folio - Inside the Artists Studio

September 2014
Eselsohr - Cover and showcase of my work written by Kathrin Köller

March 2014
Out now - The Odd One Out
With a big thanks to Andy Mansfield and Jenny Broom! Big Picture Press website
There is also a nice article about my work on the Prestel blog - click here
Already translated into 8 languages . . .

2013 October - New work in progress

2014 October - New work in progress

2013 October
'Der Baum der Erinnerung'
The german edition of the 'The Memory Tree' is published this month by Ars Edition
There will be an exhibition and reading at the Münchner Bücherschau in November.
The book has also been selected as one of the '100 Besten 2013' (Börsenverein)
and made it onto the Kinder- und Jugendbuchliste SR/Radio Bremen Winter 2013/14

2013 August - New Work

2013 New Work

2013 New Work

2013 New Work

August 2012
Some of my work showcased in
'little big books' by Gestalten

August 2013
Some new work

August 2013
Some new work

August 2013
One of my old photographs that I've just found and liked again . . .

Just received the first copies of 'The Memory Tree' published by Orchard Books in London.
A book in memory of my late grandmother.
I's been translated into 11 different languages already!

. . . and some family snapshots that remind me of her . . .

New artworks

Some prints, drawings amd paintings . . .

Some prints, drawings amd paintings . . .

New work

New work

Book project



2013 October - New Work for Orchard.

2013 October - New Work

2013 October

February 2013
'A Quiet Day in the Jungle' written by Andrew Weale has just
been shortlisted for the Sheffield Children’s Book Award 2013!
Click here (United Agents News) and here

February 2013
Here are 2 new books that are out this month
Published by Jacoby & Stuart in Germany and Bayard in France
Jacoby & Stuart produced a beautiful little clip for "Ab ins Bett, kleiner Bär" - click here to watch
Buchtip August - Novum World of Graphic design

"Monsieur Lion chez le coiffeur" has just been shown on french television - click here to watch
and is one of the 36 books shortlisted for the Prix jeunesse des libraires du Québec 2013

May 2013
A lovely shop window in Paris showcasing 'Monsieur Lion'

February 2014
Out now!
Find out more here . . .

November 2013
New work

December 2013
New shelves ;-)

March 2014
New character development

August 2013
A sofa full of book ideas!

August 2013
And another sofa full of the titles that are published this autumn!

Lauf nach Haus, kleine Maus
Unter den 100 Besten - Börsenverein München - click here to read
Buchtip - Novum World of Garphic Design Magazin
Will also be published by the 'Büchergilde', North America, Korea, Netherlands and Spain

I have developed some new products in
collaboration with Sabine and Janet from
the Pomeranza Design Ranch in Berlin.
Please click on the image below to find out more.

Some books I am currently developing...

Up& Down, published by Templar, is out in October 2013...

2013 October - New Work

Some books I am currently developing...

August 2012
Some books I am currently developing...

2013 September - Work in progress

New artworks

June 2012
A nice review about two of my books
(published by Chronicle/Templar) in the New York Times
here and here

July 2012
A little selection of foreign co-edition titles
of Animal Spots & Stripes and Animal 123 by Templar
1,2,3 Tierzählerei is one of 15 books selected by Bookstart Switzerland,
one of the CCBC Choices of 2013 and shown on Bookstart UK.

Nosy Crow Blog

You can also click here to see
a video of this book on tumblr

July 2012
A selection of foreign co-edition titles of Playbook Farm.
Created by the fantastic paper engineer Corina Fletcher and published by Nosy Crow.
(French, American, Greek, Italian, Dutch, Spanish, Catalan, Swedish, New Zealand, far!)

Some nice reviews in the Telegraph, Times and Time Out NY
read here

October 2013
publication of Clumsy Duck

October 2013
Publication 'Big & Small' and 'Fast & Slow'

February 2012
Now out in France
1.Bayard Blog
2.Nice review
3. Also click here for a nice little video presentation of the book!

You can see a little preview of my new book here
In the shops now!

The trailer for 'Das 24-Stunden-Wimmelbuch' auf youtube click here


Some of the books I am currently working on.

'The Wheels on the Bus', Orchard Books
to be published on the 7th of July 2011,
Co-edition - Flachs - Denmark, Sterling - USA, South Africa

Book project

So cute! Based on 'Big Smelly Bear'
watch video here

...and 'Little Wolf's Song' has been turned into a play in Italy!
watch video here


Book project

My new busy book 'In der Stadt ist was los' will be published by Jacoby & Stuart at the end of this month.
Future publications will include:
Auf dem Bauernhof ist was los! Autumn 2011
Am Hafen ist was los! Spring 2012
Auf der Baustelle ist was los! Autumn 2012
An A3 poster with all the characters of the book will also be available.
Here are some pages from the Jacoby & Stuart spring catalogue.
French, dutch, danish and norwegian rights sold.
'Die Büchergilde' and 'Der Buchclub Bertelsmann' are also publishing 'In der Stadt ist was los'

A nice article in the Börsenblatt about the work I am doing with the publishing house Jacoby & Stuart in Berlin

The February edition of 'Les Belles Histoires' includes my illustrations for 'Les Freres Loups' written by Pascale Chénel.
Here is a small selection of the spreads.

2011 - I am currently working on 10 illustrations for the Jamie Oliver Year Book 2010
Here is some work in progress


Work in progress for the Little Tiger Press

New personal book project - work in progress

Bear Book 2011 - personal project

2010 - Little Wolf's Song - Boxer Books
(Co-editions: Albin Michel - France, Lamberth - Denmark, Bohem Press Italia)
Chosen as one of the 9 best books of 2010 by Smithonian Magazine US

Some work in progress for Tralalire/Bayard


October 2011
In The Night Garden - written by Andrew Davenport
This is the first of a little library set of books I am illustrating for 'In the Night Garden'

to be published in 2012 - Details from 'The Big Noisy Book of Busy Places' - Boxer Books

Filmed interview about my work - shown on Sky Television

John Barrowman and Graham Norton reading Bumposaurus on the Cbeebies Bedtime Hour.
Heres is the link to John Barrowman:

April 2010
'The Iron Man' - book jacket

'Up & Down'

Design for ceramics


July 2010
'Rabbit' - Sketch for Tralalire/Bayard

Some work in progress for my new book for The Little Tiger Press

2 new book projects for Templar Publishing, UK
Published in the US by Handprint Books, Chronicle.

Some work in progress for my new book for Nosy Crow with paper engineer Corina Fletcher.
To be published in the autumn 2012

New personal book project 2011

2010 - New prints

Some work in progress for 'A Quiet Day in the Jungle' written by Andrew Weale, published by Random House in April 2012, UK

Spring 2010
New personal book project

Designs for ceramics

Summer 2010 conjunction with Pomeranza Berlin...more details soon...

2010 - New prints

Popi - selection of 24 images for their christmas calendar & magazine cover

Spring 2010
New book idea

Spring 2010
Some work in progress for Les Belles Histoires

Spring 2010
Cover ideas

December 2009
Publication of the 'Big Noisy Book of Animals' (with animated DVD)

...some fish

June 2009
Publication of the 'Big Noisy Book of Dinosaurs' (with animated DVD)

May 2009 - Group show at Sesame Art
Damien Hirst, Britta Teckentrup, Sarah Harvey, Mathew Small & Jon Braley
May 6th 2009, 'The Illustrators' Eye', Group show at St. Martins College of Art & Design

May 2008 - Publication of 'Grumpy cat', Boxer Books, London/Sterling US
(Chosen book for Bookstart UK-150.000 copies/ Texas 2X2 Reading List 2009)
Scholastic audio CD

March 2010
T-shirts designs for ---

Autumn 2010
Nursery rhyme conjunction with Pomeranza Berlin...

New artworks

Designs for ceramics

Autumn 2009 - Picoti and Popi magazine illustrations

Illustration for Picoti - March 2010

January 2010 - Bayard Tralalire
Story by Carole Bauvers - to be published in July of 2010

July 2010 - Bayard Tralalire
Story by Carole Bauvers - to be published in December 2010

January 2011 - Bayard Tralalire
Story by Carole Bauvers - to be published in July 2011

April 2012 - Bayard Tralalire
Story by Carole Bauvers - work in progress

Autumn 2009 - Personal project

Autumn 2010 - Masks

Autumn 2010Designs for ceramics

June 2010
'Grandma's House' - new book project 2010

March 2008 - Publication of 'A happy home', 'A star fish', 'A black cat', 'A red train' , Boxer Books, London/Sterling US

Spring 2008 - 'Big Smelly Bear' is chosen for the Texas 2X2 Reading List 2008
Translated into German, French, Dutch, Danish, Japanese and Korean. Also published in Australia, New Zealand and the US.
Scholastic Audio CD read by Skip Hinnant

Cushions, T-shirts, Berlin Height Chart, and pictures at home



Some football drawings by my son Vincent

. . . and some of his paintings

November 2008 - Six Noddy Comic strips for the Sun newspaper & Chorion

Summer 2008 - 5 covers for the Evening Standard 'Great Days Out' guide
Editorial illustrations for The Scotsman, Emap (HSJ), Impact

Summer 2009 Book cover for Duncan Baird Publishing

Summer 2009 Cover ideas

Spring 2010 - London Transport advertising campaign

February 2008 - Selection of new artworks for my London Art Gallery and London Art Fair (AAF)

Designs for ceramics

September 2007 - Publication of 'How big is the world', Boxer Books, London/Sterling US (Kokuyo-Japan)
Chosen by Bank Street as one of the best children's books of 2008

September 2008 - Publication of 'Big noisy book of vehicles', Boxer Books, UK/US
Co-editions in Swedish, Dutch, Korean, Danish and French

2009 - Covers that didn't quite make it...

2010 - Histoires pour les petits, Milan Press

2009/10 - Illustrations for Picoti & Toupie, Milan Press

August 2007 - Book jacket design, Ebury Press, London (showcased in the Artbook 2008 & Creative Handbook 2008)

Autumn 2008 - Ahmad Tea packaging

March 2009 - Personal projects

January 2009- Map of Flanders for Imagineear
June 2010-Map illustration for the Daily Telegraph

Winter 2010 - Editorial illustrations (Delicious & Health magazine)

April 2008- Volkswagen advertising campaign - mail shot

April 2008- Easyjet magazine

September 2007/July 2008 - Lift the flap illustrations for Popi magazine, Bayard Press, Paris

Autumn 2008 - Mounted print for Habitat & Artgroup, London

May 2007 - Birthday card designs for the Artgroup, London

2007- Typography (showcased in the Artbook 2009)

2007- Cover ideas

Designs for ceramics

- In the Night Garden -
Selection of Illustrations for the 'In The Night Garden' magazine and merchandise.
After having worked on illustrations for the Teletubbies, Tweenies and Noddy - I am now creating illustrations for 'In The Night Garden'.
The Illustrations will be used for merchandise and film props as well as being turned into animations in the actual TV programme.

May 2007 - New personal project

April 2007 - Hoerspiel Cover, Der Audio Verlag, Berlin

April 2007 - Regenerate Magazine - BDOSH etc.

28th November 2006 - Front cover of Publishing News with 'Big Smelly Bear'
March 2007 - My new children's book - 'Big Smelly Bear' - to be published by Boxer Books


Autumn 2007 'How big is the world' - to be published by Boxer Books
Spring 2008 'Grumpy Cat' - to be published by Boxer Books
Spring 2008 'A black cat', (concept book)- to be published by Boxer Books
Spring 2008 'A red train', (concept book)- to be published by Boxer Books
Spring 2008 'A happy home', (concept book)- to be published by Boxer Books
Spring 2008 'A star fish', (concept book)- to be published by Boxer Books
Autumn 2008 -'Big Noisy Book of Vehicles' - to be published by Boxer Books
Spring 2009 - 'Big Noisy Book of Dinosaurs' - to be published by Boxer Books
Autumn 2009 - 'Big Noisy Book of Animals' - to be published by Boxer Books
Spring 2010 - 'Big Noisy Book of Busy Places' - to be published by Boxer Books
2010 - 'Little Wolf's Song' - to be published by Boxer Books

Spring 2007 - New artworks

'In The Night Garden'
After having worked on illustrations for the Teletubbies and Tweenies - I am now illustrating for a new programme to be broadcasted on CBeebies from the 19th of March. The Illustrations will be used for merchandise as well as being part of the actual TV programme

January 2007 - Ice cream Packaging, Waitrose, London

December 2006 - Britta Teckentrup's new Christmas Card on sale at Waterstones - Artgroup, London

2007 - Personal projects

New Artworks

From spring 2006 - Two mounted prints by Britta Teckentrup on sale at Habitat - Artgroup, London


1st December 2006 - Paperback edition of 'Flabby Tabby' published by Frances Lincoln, London

5th December 2004 - 'Ten steps to bedtime,' published by Walker Books, London

August 2006 - Dorling Kindersley, Sample Illustration

Summer 2006 - 'Bumposaurus' read by Graham Norton & John Barrowman at the CBeebies Bedtime Hour
Spring 2005 - 'Bumposaurus', Recommended Book for World Book Day
1st January 2007 - 'Bumposaurus Big Book', new edtion published
2004 - 'Bumposaurus' Book and audiocassette edition read by Bill Quinn - Scholastic


Other published books by Britta Teckentrup 1992-1998

1999 - This was a 'fairy tale' project.
The BBC commissioned five books. I was asked to re-write and illustrate
5 of my favourite german fairy tales.
Sadly these books never got published...

2000 - The same happened to this book about bears.
Such a shame... .

Books, books, books . . .

Artwork between 1996 - 2007 . . .