Inside the Devon gallery of your child's favourite author
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Inside the Devon gallery of your child’s favourite author

‘Come in, I’ll show you around’, said Laura Wall, the artist that you will know best as the creator of your children’s favourite bedtime stories. The woman behind the Goose series of books is preparing to open her brand new supersize gallery in what will become a keystone in Teignmouth’s Art Quarter. The author and illustrator has come a long way since she packed in a job in TV production nine years ago to pursue her dream. There are now 14 books in her Goose series which have been translated into more than a dozen languages. And it doesn’t stop there – she has toured the world including the UAE and Indonesia , is setting off for Saudi Arabia this month and China in April with her books, works as an illustrator for fellow author’s work and that doesn’t even include her own series of limited edition prints and artwork. (Image: Laura Wall) Laura explained: "People thought I was mad when I gave up that TV job because to many people, it sounded like a dream job, but I wasn’t happy. "I knew that if I really wanted to make this work I had to put everything into it […]

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