The Great Cartoon Drawn Down is back and you don’t want to miss it! In this clash of cartoon titans, host Vivian French needs you – yes, YOU – to share your wildest ideas as Ashwin Chacko, Aileen Crossley, and Jarvis compete to be the fastest, best-est, most creative-est doodling champion. On your marks, get set … draw!
Vivian French writes stories for picture books, fiction and non-fiction, poetry and plays. She loves the challenge of making up stories and explaining real things – from frogs, to chocolate, to worms to dinosaurs.
Ashwin Chacko is an Indian author, illustrator and motivational speaker based in Dublin.
His mission is to champion creativity and empower people to find their inner spark. Wild City is his debut picture book.
Jarvis studied graphic design and previously worked as a record sleeve designer, website designer and an animation director before becoming a children’s book illustrator. His books with Walker include Mrs Mole, I’m Home! and Alan’s Big, Scary Teeth, which won the 2017 V&A Best Illustrated Book.
Aileen Crossley is a Dublin-based illustrator, animator, and motion designer. Her work combines her love of printmaking and lithography and retro style illustration. Her debut picture book, Henny is Stuck, published by Little Door Books, came out March 2023.