From dawn to dusk, the School Bus of Horrors rumbles along city streets and down country roads, searching for another passenger. It looks like any other bus - yellow, black marking, and dirty windows. But BEWARE! Step aboard and experience the ride of your life, or the last ride you’ll ever take!
This action packed series of books created by Thomas Flintham will be sure to entice even the most addicted screen fiends away from their electronic devices and into a crazy inter galactic world of Super Rabbit Boy. These handy bite sized adventures for newly emerging readers are generously illustrated in full colour throughout and perfectly tap into the world of computer games and high octane adventure.
Arena have represented Joe Lillington for two years and in that time he has emerged as a go-to illustrator for historical non-fiction books for children. With his forthcoming book Ancient Warriors written by Iris Volant and published by Flying Eye Books hitting the shelves in August, Joe takes some time out to discuss his process and where he finds inspiration over on Arena’s blog here. The interview includes time-lapse videos of some of the work in progress he did on the spreads from Ancient Warriors.
Frances Castle returns with a second fun and fact-packed non-fiction book in the Spot the Mistake series published by Wide Eyed Editions this month. Journeys of Discover is a lavish and large format, fully illustrated hardback which provides readers with an immersive, puzzle solving experience with a variety of red herrings, misplaced props and out of context objects cleverly hidden within each spread.