Here is a selection of book illustrations, covers and inside pages. Some are commissioned and others are self promotional. I use my style approach according to the kind of book cover needed.

 

John Holcroft Illustrator

Popup book for Walker books, about space exploration

 

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This popup book is about the history of flight

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Here is a selection of self promotional book covers

Book cover illustration by John Holcroft for Animal Farm by George Orwell

 

Book cover illustration by John Holcroft of The Chrysalids by John Wyndham

 

Book cover illustration by John Holcroft of a book called 'the farm' by Richard Benson

 

Book cover illustration by John Holcroft of London guide by Lonely Planet

 

Book cover illustration by John Holcroft of Henry James' The portrait of a lady

 

Book cover illustration by John Holcroft of a book about budgeting costs

 

Book cover illustration by John Holcroft of Dan Rhodes' 'don't tell me the truth about love'

 

Book cover illustration by John Holcroft of Watership down by Richard Adams

 

Book cover illustration by John Holcroft of a book about nocturnal creature

This book illustration was done for a competition run by Harper Collins and the theme was ‘night time’.

 

Book cover illustration by John Holcroft of a book about coffee

 

John Holcroft

This illustration was done for Saga magazine’s book section. This for for a book about the owner of a Morris Marina in the 1980s.