Sneak peeks at my new book, ‘Brobot’


Last week I finished my new book.

The book is called ‘Brobot’ and will be released by Fremantle Press on Sept 1st, 2016.

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It’s about a young inventor called Sally Tinker. She doesn’t like her baby brother Joe, so she builds a new one. She calls him Brobot. Sally thinks Brobot is just as a brother should be – but Brobot is far from perfect.

I got to write this one as well as illustrate, which was challenging and fun. Unlike the picture books I’ve worked on so far, this one is a comic book/chapter book hybrid.

Here are some behind-the-scenes sketches and finished drawings.

undersketch and final pencil linework
some final pencil linework, ready to be scanned
Working at my cintiq doing clean-up and adding grey tones

‘Brobot’ will be published by Fremantle Press on Sept 1st, 2016.

To see more sketches and illustrations, follow me on my instagram, facebook and twitter accounts.

Author: James Foley

James Foley makes children’s books for children who read books. If you’re a child and you’re eating his books, you’re doing it wrong. His books include Brobot, Dungzilla, Gastronauts, Chickensaurus, Toffle Towers, My Dead Bunny and There's Something Weird About Lena. James lives in Perth with his wife, 2 kids, and a labrador. He is a massive Marvel movie nerd and comes from a long line of queuing enthusiasts. Follow him on FB/twitter/insta/youtube @jamesfoleybooks, or at .

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