Original artwork done by Simon Irvine for Ian, for the Runcible Jones books. Simon is now a movie animator and worked on the children's fantasy movie about owls, Legend of the Guardians.
Grindgrim, the worst school in the country, is designed to crush magic out of children sent there.
Thandimanilon's Tower on the magic world of Iltior.
A fly-around of the tower can be seen at
Slippery Sleeth duelling Wyrmhilte in the ice cave.
The crippled villain Lord Shambles in his nyssitron.
Runcie, Mariam and Thandimanilon fighting Shambles' attack at the top of the tower.
The wonderful covers and black and white internal illustrations were done by DM Cornish, award-winning writer and illustrator of the Monster Blood Tattoo trilogy. You can find more about his books and artwork here.
Grim and Grimmer
The fantastic covers were done by World Fantasy Award-winning UK artist, Martin McKenna.