Lucia Wilson is a British-born Anglo-Burmese writer of poetry, lyrics and stories for all ages. She is a member of SACEM and PRS and lives in London. Lucia’s novella, The Karloff Tiara, is available on Amazon as is the album, SHOW, by French artist, Victor de Sveynes. Lucia wrote the lyrics for 10 of the songs on SHOW, and also contributed to two new songs on an earlier album, The Devil in Me.

Cover illustration by Anne Bowes

The Karloff Tiara is available on Amazon.

Katie Eggington and Cedric the bear

Cedric and Katie were featured in the BBC programme, Paul Martin’s Handmade Revolution in 2012. Katie was one of the winning designers and Cedric was proudly displayed in the V&A Museum shop. On seeing the re-run of the programme in 2016, Lucia approached Katie to discuss creating a series of children’s stories based on Cedric. Anne Bowes (a talented illustrator and jewellery designer) joined the project and has created some delightful illustrations, full of charm and energy.

The Cedric Team
The Adventures of Cedric the Bear – published by Amsterdam Publishers

Lucia is the writer of all three stories – Cedric at the Museum, Cedric and the Button Bear and Cedric in Paris. She consulted closely with Katie throughout the process to ensure that she captured Cedric’s own unique character because Cedric is a bear like no other!

Find out more about Katie’s work and her love of design and weaving at Creative Threads.

You can also see more wonderful illustrations from Anne on Instagram @annebowesillustration

Burmese silk from Mrs Purl’s longyi

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