Chicken Newspaper for Children

african, children's books, idea, illustration, kids, publishing

Chicken Newspaper for Children is five years old! Every issue is sharper and introduces the world to children from 5-12 years of age in the coolest way we know.

We work with many creators and professionals who have something to say or explain and we are always hungry for more knowledge.

So if you have a nugget of wisdom or fun, or if you know someone who would like to reach thousands of children through our website, digital or printed publication, why not get in touch

Help us feed their minds with Chicken!


The daily grind

idea, illustration, Ken Wilson-Max, London, North London, publishing


“The only reason I made a commercial for American Express was to pay for my American Express bill.”

– Peter Ustinov, actor.




african, illustration, iPhone illustrations, Ken Wilson-Max, London

The trick is to make sure you don’t die waiting for prosperity to come.
Lee Iacocca (1924 – )

Urbanation: words from the streets

design, idea, Ken Wilson-Max

“Wattagwaan” or “wha gwan” is patois ( Jamaican slang) for ‘what’s going on?’ or ‘whats up!’

Waiting for a bus – 210 from Archway to Finsbury Park

illustration, iPhone illustrations, Ken Wilson-Max

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Waiting for the 210 bus to Archway

On a very cold but sunny London day, when nothing works particularly well the 210 bus took longer than usual to arrive. Passenger were patient, pacing blowing into their gloves, smoking… Anything to not feel the freeze. It wasn’t the right time to start making a painting with a forefinger.

Winter in the UK, though not as cold as other parts of Europe, always seems much worse. People aren’t often ready for a cold snap! No amount of discussion about the weather in the UK transfers to a state of preparedness. Strange.