Illustrators from a wide range of nationalities, career stages, and skills to design their first (and in some cases second!) picture book.
Creative Scotland National Lottery Funding helps Picture Hooks mentor aspiring illustrators for another year.
Illustrators and readers alike get a look-in at picture book events for Book Week Scotland.
Aurelie Norman explains how pictures can teach school pupils basic literacy skills.
Kasia Matyjaszek talks about her rise as an illustrator since taking part in Picture Hooks.
The Edinburgh Book Festival is not only about the written word – there is plenty in store for picture book fans and illustrators too.