I hadn't seen these illustrations when I wrote Mrs. Middlejoy and the Haunted Castle. So I can't say that they inspired my writing THEN. But I'll never be able to write about mouse martial arts again without thinking of these beautiful drawings.
Décoration parfaite pour une chambre d'enfant
Nice style - deliberate patches of colour + selected lines to form the animals! Try this.
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild Illustration by Peter Brown
The Big Book of Animal Stories by Januz Grabianski
Some little elephants, by Syd Hanson
Maïté Franchi - Huffington Post on Behance... - a grouped images picture - Pin Them All