Merrill Rainey

Merrill Rainey: Freddy’s Superpower

Merrill Rainey won Highlights for Children’s Pewter Plate Illustrator of the Month award for the comic, “Freddy’s Superpower” in the month of June.

The comic was created alongside Linda Kao.

About Merrill

Merrill is most known for his brand character work for both Jack and Jill and Humpty Dumpty magazines. His client list also includes other industry names like Capstone Publishing, Highlights, Ladybug magazine, Learning A-Z, McGraw-Hill Education, Scholastic, and Razorbill. He is currently illustrating his first middle-grade chapter book series titled Blobby Blossom. This series will be published by Razorbill an imprint of Penguin Random House.

See more of Merrill’s work through his Play! Illustration portfolio and at littlerainey.com.

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Merrill Rainey: Practice Makes Perfect

Merrill Rainey was recently commissioned by Pockets Magazine to illustrate a short story about a girl who finally finds her place amongst her friends/teammates. The story, titled Practice Makes Perfect, ran in the January/February 2016 issue.

Merrill Rainey is represented by Tugeau 2. Check out more of his work through his Play! Illustration portfolio and at tugeau2.com.

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Merrill Rainey for Jack and Jill Magazine

Merrill Rainey recently worked with US Kids Magazine to create a series of really cute illustrations for the Build-a-Book activity in the May/June issue of Jack & Jill.

Check them out below!

Merrill is represented by Tugeau 2. See more of her commercial work here.

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