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Kim Fleming

Kim Fleming - Designer

Providence, RI, United States

I'm a passionate illustrator and book designer specialising in the children's market for over 10 years.

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I have been working as a professional illustrator and designer for over 10 years.

I have fully illustrated children's books for major publishers, such as HarperCollins and Scholastic. My books have been sold into over 12 countries, and translated into multiple languages.

I also enjoy illustrating lifestyle and novelty books as well. My core skills include watercolour painting, digital illustration, typography and hand-lettering.

I have designed many of the picture books I illustrated, and have worked with self-publishers and indie publishers alike. I pride myself on translating the vision of the author or editor into effective aesthetic solutions.

I look forward to hearing about your next project!

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Children's - Middle Grade Children's Picture Books Classics Holiday Inspirational Poetry Short Story

Work experience

Designer

TLN press

January, 2009 – August, 2016 (over 7 years)

I created all print material for TLN (Teacher Learning Network), including a distinctive book series which stole more than its market share, by standing out against other books in its genre. The first book was reprinted 4 times.

I also produced over 20 publications which were constantly noted for their fresh and innovative design. I pride myself on working closely with the author or editor to realise their vision in a compelling and striking way.

Illustrator/Book Designer

Kim Fleming is self-employed

February, 2003 – Present (about 14 years)

I have fully illustrated over a dozen picture books for major publishers with my signature watercolor style. My books have been reprinted, reissued in different formats, translated, and sold into 12 countries. I have also completed the layout for many of the books I have illustrated.

My clients include HarperCollins, Scholastic, Allen and Unwin, Magination Press, Weldon Owen, Five Mile Press, Igloo Books, Black Dog Books, Funstastic, Hardie Grant, Rigby, Harcourt, Miscellaneous Press, Pearson Education, Cengage, Leader Newspaper.

Portfolio (3 selected works)

True Blue Santa

Anne Mangan

From publisher: "Jack and Hannah can't work out why Christmas in Australia isn't more...Australian! So they decide to ask Santa to help them make Christmas more Aussie." Children's Picture Book.

From publisher: "Jack and Hannah can't work out why Christmas in Australia isn't more...Australian! So they decide to ask Santa to help them make Christmas more Aussie." Children's Picture Book.

Something Very Sad Happened: A Toddler's Guide to Understanding Death

Bonnie Zucker

Something Very Sad Happened is a useful tool for parents, caregivers, therapists, and teachers to help young children understand the concept of death and begin the process of coping with the loss. Intended for children ages 2 and 3, the book explains death and loss to a very young child in a simple and age-appropriate way. It also serves as a starting point for discussion when parents or other... read more

Something Very Sad Happened is a useful tool for parents, caregivers, therapists, and teachers to help young children understand the concept of death and begin the process of coping with the loss. Intended for children ages 2 and 3, the book explains death and loss to a very young child in a simple and age-appropriate way. It also serves as a starting point for discussion when parents or other... read more

Kim has 1 review

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Praveen Krishnan

This is my second children's book through Reedsy. And I'm very glad I found Kim on here! Kim was extremely professional, super helpful, creative and delivered all the assets on time. My illustrator and I are relative novices to children's book writing so it was awesome to have someone experienced like Kim integrate our ideas and illustrations together into something that looks professional!!...

, April 2017

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