We love Adam Stower's latest cover illustration for Alistair Grim's Odd Aquaticum, written by Gregory Funaro and recently published by Alma Books.
Harper Collins US latest non-fiction title, Sounds All Around, written by Wendy Pfeffer is beautifully illustrated by Anna Chernyshova. Her charming characters and colourful environments help explain to preschoolers and toddlers the science behind sounds by showing how vibrations travel through the air to your ears so you can hear them, how sound is measured and what different sounds mean.
Football fan and Arena illustrator, Spike Gerrell was the perfect choice for Walker Book's non-fiction title, Football School: Where Football Rules the World, published this month. Written by bestselling sports writers and broadcasters, Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton, this is the first in a new series of books that explains the world through the prism of football. Readers can find the answers for all manner of subjects such as history, geography, biology and maths.
Christopher Fowler's "Strange Tide" book cover was produced by Max Schindler pastiche artist represented by Artist Partners. Max has been producing these dynamic covers for this series in a very specific silhouetted style that gives the series a special look all of it's own.
Neal Layton's marvellous new book, The Invincible Tony Spears is out now! This is the first in a new series that Neal has been working on for nearly 3 years, the culmination of a life long interest in space exploration and science fiction.
On What Inspired the Story
Like many kids who grew up in the 80’s I loved my children’s TV.
Shows like Thundercats, He-man, Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles were personal favourites.My background is in animation, so I naturally lean towards projects that have a more filmic quality to them and so I decided I would create my own version.
The winners of the Blue Peter Best Story Award, author Pamela Butchart and Arena illustrator Thomas Flintham are back with their fifth book in the series, To Wee or Not to Wee. Our heroine, Izzy can't wait to tell her friends what happens in Shakespeare's exciting, scary and humorous plays, full of battles, loads of gore, witches, ghosts and even talking trees - they are the best stories ever.