Marlene Gerlyng

Originally from Norway, Marlene, illustrator of The Class, currently lives in Cambridge. She has a degree in Illustration from Falmouth University College. She returned to Norway and spent some years teaching at an art and design college including running art courses for younger children. She came back to the UK to do an MA in Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Arts in 2013. Marlene works digitally but always tries to ensure her images maintain a traditional aesthetic.


The Election

It’s election time. Alex’s parents support the party with stripes on its posters. Evie’s parents support the party with spots on its posters. But only one party can win.

The Election colouring in sheets – free download

Lesson ideas for teachers – free download

The Election Video – free download

A North American version of The Election for those who prefer to use mommy rather than mummy is now available to buy here.

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The Election

It’s election time. Alex’s parents support the party with stripes on its posters. Evie’s parents support the party with spots on its posters. But only one party can win.

The Election colouring in sheets – free download

Lesson ideas for teachers – free download

The Election Video – free download

A North American version of The Election for those who prefer to use mommy rather than mummy is now available to buy here.

ISBN 978-0993077302

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The Class

Twenty-six children make up the class, each with their own personality and interests. Join them as they work their way through the alphabet and the school day.

The ideal book for children about to start school or beginning to learn to read and write.

The Class ABC poster – free download

ISBN 978-0993077326

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