Gus Gordon

Gus Gordon is an illustrator and author. He lives with his wife and three kids on the Northern beaches of Sydney. He has illustrated and written nearly 80 books for children. Gus's illustrations are known for their loose, energetic line work, mixed media (most notably collage) and nonsensical humour. His picture book Herman and Rosie was recently sold at auction in New York and has since been sold to publishers in France and Germany where it was also contested at auction.
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Inside illustration from Herman and Rosie (2012) by Gus Gordon  http://www.booksillustrated.com.au/bi_books_indiv.php?id=64&image_id=73

Inside illustration from Herman and Rosie (2012) by Gus Gordon http://www.booksillustrated.com.au/bi_books_indiv.php?id=64&image_id=73

Herman and Rosie - fantastic use of other texts like newspapers to create illustrations. Wonderful book

Herman and Rosie - fantastic use of other texts like newspapers to create illustrations. Wonderful book

Herman and Rosie by Gus Gordon -- a Neal Porter Book. Limited edition print available at Books Illustrated.  http://www.booksillustrated.com.au/bi_prints_indiv.php?id=64&image_id=394

Herman and Rosie - a musical match made in the city

Herman and Rosie by Gus Gordon -- a Neal Porter Book. Limited edition print available at Books Illustrated. http://www.booksillustrated.com.au/bi_prints_indiv.php?id=64&image_id=394

From Herman and Rosie by Gus Gordon.  Signed book available from Books Illustrated. http://www.booksillustrated.com.au/bi_books_indiv.php?id=64&image_id=73

From Herman and Rosie by Gus Gordon. Signed book available from Books Illustrated. http://www.booksillustrated.com.au/bi_books_indiv.php?id=64&image_id=73

by Gus Gordon. Inside illustration from Herman and Rosie.  http://www.booksillustrated.com.au/bi_books_indiv.php?id=64&image_id=73

by Gus Gordon. Inside illustration from Herman and Rosie. http://www.booksillustrated.com.au/bi_books_indiv.php?id=64&image_id=73

Wendy - Gus Gordon Signed book available from Books Illustrated. http://www.booksillustrated.com.au/bi_books_indiv.php?id=64&image_id=74

Wendy - Gus Gordon Signed book available from Books Illustrated. http://www.booksillustrated.com.au/bi_books_indiv.php?id=64&image_id=74

Herman and Rosie by Gus Gordon -- a Neal Porter Book

Herman and Rosie - a musical match made in the city

Herman and Rosie by Gus Gordon (Macmillan/Roaring Brook)      Limited edition print available from Books Illustrated.  http://www.booksillustrated.com.au/bi_prints_indiv.php?id=64&image_id=395

Best Picture Books of 2013

Herman and Rosie by Gus Gordon (Macmillan/Roaring Brook) Limited edition print available from Books Illustrated. http://www.booksillustrated.com.au/bi_prints_indiv.php?id=64&image_id=395

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