Once Upon a Snowstorm – Front Cover Design by Richard Johnson
Face to Face – Once Upon a Snowstorm
Goodbyes – Once Upon a Snowstorm
Cave – Once Upon a Snowstorm
The Journey Home – Once Upon a Snowstorm
Cave Paintings – Once Upon a Snowstorm
Boy and Bear – Once Upon a Snowstorm
Snowstorm – Once Upon a Snowstorm
Home – Once Upon a Snowstorm
Friends – Once Upon a Snowstorm
Father and Son – Once Upon a Snowstorm
Lost – Once Upon a Snowstorm
Once Upon a Snowstorm

Published by Faber & Faber
1st November 2018

This book was shorlisted for the World Illustration Awards 2018, Professional Children's Books Category.

Merit Winner for the 3x3 International Picture Book Show No.15, Published Children's Books Category.

"Invokes both the intimate and the epic...and a world in which the landscapes of reality and those of a child's imagination collide... this is a book that reminds us we don’t always needs words."
Olivia Lomenech Gill, illustrator of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

"Stunning . . . the dreamlike illustrations swept me up and took me on quite an incredible, visually enchanting journey. All in one sweep, this beautiful wordless story broke my heart. An incredibly stunning book."
David Litchfield, author and illustrator of The Bear and the Piano

"Captivating and atmospheric, with a pitch-perfect use of color."
Levi Pinfold, author and illustrator of Black Dog

"It's beautiful. I love the details in the snow flakes . . . and the funny close ups of the animals faces. Such a warm story, frosted with magic."
Polly Dunbar, illustrator of Penguin

Sarah McIntyre, author and illustrator.

"Richard's illustrations are very gentle and soft, beautiful images of forest and winter landscapes . . ."
Tomislav Tomic, author and illustrator.

"A magical beutifully illustrated story that reminded me of Raymond Briggs' The Snowman, one of my all time favourites."
David Tazzyman, author and illustrator.

"It's outstanding."
New Statesman


"Stunning, wordless picture book that has a dream like quality and a captivating message...the frosty fantasy will make you yearn for an open fire and mugs of hot chocolate."

"Beautifully illustrated and entirely wordless, inviting more storytelling from the reader every time"
Evening Standard

"The perfect book for cosy autumn and winter nights"
Scottish BookTrust

"A magical winter tale of friendship and discovery"
Carousel Magazine

"A dreamy visual narrative to brighten winter evenings"