We are thrilled to reveal stunning new house editions of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix with covers Illustrated by Levi Pinfold.
Calling all mini writers and home school heroes! Claude creator Alex T. Smith has been keeping the grey cells sharpened during lock down with a host of tantalizing story ideas to help budding young authors get their creative juices flowing.
It has been a thrilling time for awards nominations and the excitement continues with the announcement of the Alligators Mouth Awards for Highly Illustrated Fiction. This year we are delighted that Adam Stower's King Coo: The Curse of the Mummy’s Gold, published by David Fickling Books is on the long-list for this exciting new award.
The CILIP Kate Greenaway shortlist has been announced, we always await the listings with baited breath hoping to see some of our supremely talented illustrators recognised for this prestigious award. This year Levi Pinfold has made this prestigious shortlist for his stunning collaboration with author David Almond in The Dam, published by Walker Studio.
Celebrating the best in children’s writing and illustration respectively, the Medals are unique in being judged by children’s librarians, while the Shadowers’ Choice Award, recently added to the Awards ceremony celebrations, is voted for by children and young people who shadow the Medals. The 40-strong list of titles for the 2020 Medals (20 on each longlist) was selected from a total of 162 nominations, read by an expert volunteer team of 14 children's and youth librarians from across the UK.
Laura James and Emily Fox have come up trumps with a 3rd brand new crime-fighting adventure, Fabio the Worlds Greatest Flamingo Detective; Peril at Lizard Lake published by Bloomsbury Publishing .
With a gaggle of illustrated fiction titles under their belts Guy Bass and Steve May go from strength to strength.