Kit Williams

Kit Williams


Kit Williams is widely acknowledged as one of Britain's most innovative artists and craftsmen, whose highly detailed and original work is widely collected. Masquerade was published in 1979 and this intricately conceived, ground-breaking illustrated book became a global bestselling phenomenon with sales exceeding two million copies.

In 2009 Kit Williams was the subject of an hour-long BBC Four programme The Man Behind the Masquerade. He lives in seclusion in the English countryside.

Kit Williams

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Masquerade by Kit Williams

Masquerade is a children's book which sparked a worldwide treasure hunt by concealing clues to the location of a jewelled golden hare, created and hidden somewhere in Britain.

Masquerade has been adapted by Kate Mulvany for stage and performed at the Sydney Opera House in January 2015 to critical acclaim. It has also been optioned for film production by Fiona Neilsen and director Mat Whitecross at Mint Pictures.

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