Patreon Illustration of Arthur the Frog from Montague Mouse

Montague Mouse: Now on Patreon!

At the end of 2017, I set up a Patreon to help me get more time for Montague Mouse. The Patreon campaign has been doing splendidly thanks to my awesome supporters, and I'm thrilled that it's almost at the 1st goal milestone. Once reached I will be able to dedicate more time to work on this project and I can't wait!...

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Poster illustration of mouse sitting on a rock looking at the morning sky for Kiri Østergaard Leonard's storybook Montague Mouse - see more at

Finished Poster Art (3/3) – The North Star

“There are witches?” Montague asked as he gave Svea an incredulous look. “Of course there are witches! All the best woods always have witches!” “But don’t witches wish you ill?” “Yes, that’s why they are witches.” “So why are we going to find one?” “To find the North Star!” – Montague Mouse...

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Poster illustration for Montague Mouse of Montague, Arthur and Svea running through a field of heather. Art by Kiri Østergaard Leonard, 2017. See more at

Finished Poster Art (1/3) – Fields of Heather

In that moment on that day, the sun washed away the darkness from their mind and spirit. In that moment on that day, all that existed was the gentle wind of spring which caressed their faces as they tumbled through the fields of heather, euphoric with the scent of the fair flowers. In that moment on that day, everything was as it should be....

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Montague Mouse: The Merry Band 02 - Under Drawing © Kiri Østergaard Leonard, 2016

Poster Set – Under Drawings

When I was a child my grandmother had this painting hanging on her wall which showed a little cottage tucked in between a woodland and snow-clad mountains, with a dirt road winding its way up to the cottage. Partially spurred on by Narnia, I would stare at it and imagine what it would be like to wander up that dirt road and what adventures might lie hidden in the forest. I so wanted to walk into that painting....

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The animals of Moorwood is gathered to find their hero, art from

Teaser: Our Hero

(…) Marten’s gaze traveled from the owl to the fox, somewhere inside him a glimmer of hope sparked that Fox would volunteer himself but Fox looked away, frustration and pain evident on his features. He always prided himself on being an animal of action, but his red coat made him even more visible than the owl and although he was fast, Marten was undeniably faster and would have little trouble hiding, and Marten knew this....

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