The Wonderful World of NILS, written by Selma Lagerlof, adapted by Kochka
illustrated by Olivier Latyk
This Scandinavian classic, written by Nobel prize-winning Selma Lagerlof and illustrated by Olivier Latyk, incorporates a series of stunning laser-cut pages. With soft winter scenes and an engrossing story, The Wonderful Adventures of Nils makes an ideal gift for primary aged readers.
Jackie Morris has re-used illustrations that previously appeared in a 2006 title with words by another author and written her own nativity, and done so very well indeed.
Ollie’s Christmas Reindeer by Nicola Killen
Having worked in design studios for 7 years Nicola started the MA in Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art. Her final artwork won the publisher Egmont’s Best New Talent Award. Not Me!, her first picturebook was published in May 2010. This title uses die cut pages, foil and flashes of festive red colour.
This is the first ever annual for the popular CBeebies show and is packed with stories, activities, games etc. It also features a collection of keepsake pages throughout the book for recording memories, preferences and firsts as well as spaces to stick in photographs or draw your own pictures.
32 full-colour pages of crafts, activities, quizzes and games – Horrid Henry-style!
Make your own Purple Hand Gang wrapping paper, try your hand at Henry’s cracking Christmas crackers, and learn how to write the perfect letter to Santa.