Minnow has never sailed on her own before, but the call of the deep is a call she’s been waiting to answer her whole young life. Perhaps a girl who is lost on land can be found in the Wild Deep. A middle grade debut from Cerrie Burnell.
“Echoes of Tim Burton and Neil Gaiman” Fiona Noble, The Bookseller
This is the story of a sleepy town called Suds. A place where stories fill the air of children who keep turning grey and disappearing without a trace… Poppy and Erasmus are certain there’s something peculiar going on in Suds, and they’re determined to unravel its secrets. But when they discover the answers might lie in the dark and twisting woods, can they find the courage to creep inside and solve this riddling mystery?
The latest edition of Teen Titles (#73) includes Q&A interviews with J A Henderson, author of It’s Only The End of the World; Tom Palmer, author of Armistice Runner; Elizabeth Wein, author of Firebird; M A Griffin author of Payback – and eight new additions to the Author Factfile, plus the usual mix of reviews with prominent featuring of the dustjackets (a hallmark of this publication).
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Independent Booksellers’ Children’s Book of the Month, January 2019
England is at war. Growing up in a lighthouse, Pet’s world has been one of storms, secret tunnels and stories about sea monsters. But now the clifftops are a terrifying battleground, and her family is torn apart.
Check out this page for children’s book events taking palace in January, including this evening’s announcement of the Costa Book Awards children’s category winner…
Papadopoulos Publishing is to set up an imprint in the UK to publish children’s books.
Faros Books will launch in February and plans to publish 10 titles in the first year, building to 15-20 books in 2024.
“The decision to become English language publishers in the first place came after we realised that many of our Greek language picture books were being translated (and published successfully) in other languages, but too few among them in English,” the publisher’s MD told The Bookseller. “English language books output is so huge that very seldom do publishers there seek to translate books (especially children’s’) from other languages. Thus we took the task upon ourselves!”
Featuring 26 creatures from around the world, each amazing animal architect tells its own ‘micro story’ about its impressive architectural skills in this delightfully unique wildlife book.
As you explore these amazing species, gain a foundation of knowledge about the plant kingdom. How do plants get energy? Can plants talk? Why do plants have flowers? Can plants move? Learn how plants get energy and nutrients, how animals and plants work together, how plants can send out chemical messages, and finally, how to protect plants and their habitats.
The author is a plant hunter and botanist.
Rae and Grandad set out to build a sandcastle. They make a tall tower. They raise great ramparts. They dig a deep moat. They even find a dragon. But will it be enough to hold the tide? Sandcastle is a beautiful exploration of the ebb and flow of life.
Philip Bunting is an author, illustrator, and father of three, based in the Noosa hinterland (Queensland, Australia)