HarperCollins completes the newly-jacketed reissue of Diana Wynne Jones quartet. Each book contains a completely new map illustration frontispiece, illustrated by Sally Taylor.
Re-jacketed move tie-in. Film now (Jan 2017) on general release.
Darren Shan’s 12 book Zom-B series given big-impact new-look covers (designed by Paul Coomey, Senior Designer at Simon & Schuster). The first six resissues appeared October 2016, with the remaining six publishing 2017.
A sumptuous new edition of this modern classic of World War One, featuring a new introduction by the author and insightful testimonies from soldiers, to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
Extra material: – Introduction by Michael Morpurgo – Inspiration letter by Michael Morpurgo – Background on the execution of British soldiers in WW1 for cowardice, including personal testimony from soldiers.
Veronica Roth’s thrilling Divergent trilogy is given a new livery just five years after its first appearance, and very fine the new jackets look, with their bold block colour backgrounds, capital-lettered titling, and silhouetted birds. The jacket design is by blacksheep-uk.com
Revised, updated and resissued, the Reckless series has been given a striking new look by Pushkin Press with jacket designs by Jing Zheng and Matthew Cullen.
This new edition of David Almond’s stories about his childhood (first published in 2000) contains a number of previously unpublished works and an afterword that explains and explores the stories’ roots.
This Guardian award-winning novel about courage, friendship and war, reissued into the Collins Modern Classic list, is a personal favourite of mine, and of Sophie McKenzie who has written a short foreword.
Beautifully giftable and collectable hardback edition of this Mary Norton classic – including the original artwork by Diana Stanley and a high-quality cloth-bound cover with ribbon feature.
First UK publication
Not exactly a reissue because, as far as I’m aware, this title hasn’t before this year (2016) been available in the UK. The text is copyrighted 2005 and received favourable reviews in America including being chosen as a Newbery Honor title. Told entirely from the dog’s point of view.
This edition contains a short Q&A with the author (best known for her Babysitters-Club series) at the back.