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.
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 .
We are thrilled to showcase a breath-taking stand-out new picture book by Arena illustrator Kristyna Litten, so for those seeking a little magic and wonderment, Ori’s Stars written and illustrated by Kristyna Litten and published by Simon and Schuster.
It’s 20 magical years since we opened the pages of J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, the third spell binding Harry Potter story in which readers were first introduced to the notion of casting their Patronus, a protective spell that manifests as a silvery animal guardian.
Printmaker and illustrator Graham Carter’s intricate and beautifully patterned work is influenced by the natural world and all of it’s textures and hues. When the conservation writer Benedict Macdonald got in touch about Graham illustrating his latest book, Rebirding, it seemed like the perfect fit.