Ancient Warriors

Written by Iris Volant, illustrated by Joe Lillington.

In the beginning, we were all warriors. Our first fights for survival eventually became fearsome clashes of powerful armies which have shaped the world we know today.

Ancient Warriors was long listed for the Blue Peter Book Award 2018.

Published by Flying Eye Books. Available online here.


Lillington’s representational illustrations portray each warrior in a suitably dynamic and heroic manner through a variety of compositions and detailed depiction.

- The AOI

In clean-lined, dramatic illustrations, Joe Lillington depicts all manner of stern-browed pugilists and the weapons they used.

- Wall Street Journal