My First Snow Children is a lively abridgment of the traditional classic The Story of the Snow Children. Presented for the first time as a beautiful board book for very young children, it includes all of Sybille von Olfer’s original art-nouveau illustrations, sympathetically adapted to fit the new format.
Nominated for the 2019 Kate Greenaway Medal
A heartwarming story about friendship and generosity, that will inspire young readers to explore the outdoors…
Every Sunday Mrs Badger walks up the mountain near her house. She knows the name of every animal and every plant on the way and helps everyone in need. One particular Sunday she meets a little cat, Leo, who would like to join her on her journey. This is the beginning of a beautiful friendship and many more walks up the mountain. What will happen when Mrs Badger is too old to join Leo?
Original title: Le chemin de la montagne
This wordless picture book is a debut children’s title from Duncan Annand, a Cambridge-based architect. While a bluebird builds her nest, two eccentric gentlemen have a more ambitious construction in mind.
The book was published at the end of the summer (2018) and launched at the Edinburgh Book Festival.
“I just ate my friend.” What a great opening sentence.
A hilarious story about the search for friendship and belonging… and maybe a little bit about the importance of impulse control…
Anne Spudvilas is one of Australia’s most talented visual artists. As well as an illustrator of children’s books she is an established portrait painter and printmaker. She lives in Wentworth, where the Murray and Darling rivers meet, surrounded by birds and river red gums.
A book equally at home in a child’s bedroom or in the living room on a coffee table. Sumptuously produced by Allen&Unwin.
From the creators of The Night Gardener, comes a stunning new picture book about a young boy who sets sail to find a place his grandfather told him about… the spot where the ocean meets the sky.
Translated from the Spanish by Saul Endor and published in The New York Review Children’s Collection.
A perfect ‘first philosophy’ book for young and curious readers who want to join King Miho in finding the limits of his will and the potential of his imagination.
Raul Nieto Guridi was born in Seville, 1970. See him at work…
Explore the fascinating family histories of Ada Lovelace, Charlotte Bronte, John F Kennedy and many more with 30 family trees from around the world. This accessible, visually-stunning compendium of family trees features some of history’s most loved – and loathed – famous faces and is great fun for the whole family to explore. Genealogy and history combine to make a fascinating, fact-filled treasury of family trees belonging to famous people throughout the ages.
A fascinating and funny guide to animals and their poo, and all the other tracks and traces they leave behind. You will be amazed (and perhaps a little revolted!) by the things that can be learned about wildlife from their deposits. Become a detective, find clues and learn all about animals from what they leave behind. From faeces to footprints, skins to shells and eggs, discover all there is to know about wild animals – even those that are particularly dangerous to track like tigers and wolves!
This debut picture book (about a lion who looks for the best sound in the world) is both a lesson in subjectivity and a heart-warming tribute to the power of friendship.
Wume has extraordinary capability for creating expression on her characters’ faces.
The writer-illustrator is from Taiwan. She studied illustration in the UK.
Follow her on Instagram @cindy-wume