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Be More Jane by Sophie Andrews - illustrated by me.

I had a lovely time illustrating Sophie Andrews book, Be More Jane and it's now on sale . The book is full of the kind of lovely Jane Austen advice Jane herself would give, with lots of references to the books. Sophie is an excellent writer and I loved working with her. You can find out more about her here  on her blog, Laughing with Lizzie. Here's a little blurb from the publisher: Are you more Marianne than Elinor, Lydia rather than Lizzy?  Be More Jane  will teach you to address life with more sense and less prejudice, taking useful lessons from the novels and letters of Jane Austen, one of the world’s best-loved writers. Times may change, but many of our problems remain the same. Sophie Andrews, a young Janeite, knows from personal experience that in times of trouble, or just on matters of friendship, family and love, answers are to be found in the pages of Miss Austen’s novels. Here's a couple of images showing the rough drawing and the finished version of Lizzy