“An imaginative look at avian migration that walks an elegant line between fiction and non-fiction. As migrating hummingbirds delight sailors, students and curious children, Ray’s gorgeous illustrations are interspersed with delicate titbits of information.”
When a little girl called Nell makes friends with a tiny chick on her farm, it is the start of a journey that leads her into a dreamy circus realm. Was it something real or did it spring from her imagination? Nell will never be sure . . . but she leaves the tent uplifted by the wonderland that she found inside. Beautifully written by Nell Gifford, founder of Giffords Circus, and with stunning illustrations from Briony May Smith, this story brings the heart-stopping magic of the circus to the pages of a book. With a linen feel cover and foil, this sumptuous hardback makes a perfect gift choice.
“A mysterious, entrancing debut” GUARDIAN REVIEW
Margarita was born and raised in Lithuania. She received her BA in Graphic Arts from Vilnius Academy of Arts. In 2012, she became interested in picture books while studying in the UK as an exchange student. The following year she joined the MA Children’s Book Illustration course at Cambridge School of Art, which she completed with a Distinction in 2015.
“Cross section illustrations of cosy room, slyly funny dialogue and a nuanced happy ending add up to a picture book as warm as a candle-lit burrow.” Imogen Russell Williams GUARDIAN REVIEW
Julian is a mouse who is perfectly happy avoiding other animals. They seem to just get in the way, and sometimes even try to eat him! But one day, Julian has an unexpected dinner guest… When the fox tries to sneak into Julian’s burrow for a tasty bite of mouse, it finds itself stuck headfirst in Julian’s front door! At first alarmed and wary, they soon find themselves having a lovely dinner together, and it’s not long before each realises that they have found in the other a lifelong friend.
Meet Kevin: ordinary slug by day, fearless, shell-wearing Super Snail by night. The hilarious superhero you didn’t know you were waiting for – from the acclaimed creator of Weasels and Steven Seagull, Elys Dolan.
Kevin must prove his worth to the legendary League of Heroes – all with the power of slime! When disaster strikes and the Snail Signal shines, it’s time for him to step up …
“Superbly silly” GAURDIAN REVIEW
But then a golden bird took him beyond his village where he discovered a world that was completely unruly. At first, he was afraid. But thanks to his new friend, Red, Norm discovered the immeasurable freedom in letting go of the rules.
A heart-warming story of a lonely boy named Harold Snipperpot and his amazing birthday party, full of surprises and magical moments galore.
Beatrice Alemagna is a world-renowned author and illustrator of children’s books. She is the winner of the 2016 Mildred L. Batchelder Award for The Marvellous Fluffy Squishy Itty Bitty and the 2010 Andersen Prize for illustrator of the year, among other awards.
What’s a penguin to do when he wakes up pink?
A story about learning to be different, with a gentle anti-bullying message for young audiences.
See what children wear in Siberia, in the Sahara desert or at the Vietnamese Moon Festival… Learn how to wear a sari or kimono… Find out about the special clothes worn by astronauts, firemen and deep-sea divers, and see amazing hats, shoes and jewellery from all around the world. Then look to the future, with recycling, 3D printers and space-age fabrics.
A beautiful story that taps right into what Tim Hopgood’s books are all about: celebrating the natural world and promoting a positive outlook on life.