After the refreshingly gloomy darkness of Rook Music, it was time to go the
other way and do something exuberant. Hence the Toy Maker’s Workshop. The
little clockwork flappy-thing is from an unused idea for an album cover way
back in 2002. It took more than ten years, but I’m glad it finally made it
into a picture. Not that I’m particularly happy with how it all turned out –
I think I prefer the pencil rough…
David Fickling Books.