Scene development, Children's picture book illustration Linda Byrne

The Tales of Big Hugo & Little Mimi bring us on journeys around the globe. Visiting different worlds but spreading the same message, “Love Our Planet, Reverse Climate Change.”

Character sheet development, Children's picture book illustration Linda Byrne
Character sheet development, Children's picture book illustration Linda Byrne

It’s time to get the know the characters a little better. . .

 

Hugo

  • He’s a Sumatran Organutan ( scientific name Pongo abelii)

  • It’s believed that he is 27 years old, but we’re not too sure of his exact age.

  • Orphaned at around 18 months due to illegal logging in his native Borneo

  • He’s an avid reader

  • Spiritual ‘monk’ at one with mother nature.

Character sheet development, Children's picture book illustration Linda Byrne

Mimi

  • An ‘Earth Angel’ – emphatic, loving & caring.

  • She’s 7 years old

  • She’s well able to speak her mind & stand up for any cause she believes in

  • Lover of native music & dance

  • Mediates daily, usually when she’s hanging upside down!

Character sheet development, Children's picture book illustration Linda Byrne

Juno

  • An anthropologist scientist from Borneo

  • Specialises in the studies of Organutan behaviour

  • Mother to Mimi

  • She found Hugo when he was orphaned many moons ago

  • Embodies harmony & peace

Character sheet development, Children's picture book illustration Linda Byrne
Character sheet development, Children's picture book illustration Linda Byrne
Character sheet development, Children's picture book illustration Linda Byrne

They visit places like New Orleans. Learning about the vibrant music & the receding coast line.

Scene development, Children's picture book illustration Linda Byrne
Character development, Children's picture book illustration Linda Byrne

Hugo’s main passion is the conservation of the rain forests.

Want to join them?

Simply climb on board their carbon neutral hot air balloon & see where their next adventure will take you!

 

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