Written and illustrated by Duncan Beedie, his second children's book 'The Lumberjack's Beard' has hit the shelves!
Clare Elsom has teamed up with no other than Olympic Champion track cyclist Sir Chris Hoy. Sir Chris has collaborated with the award winning author Joanna Nadine in creating a magical series of children’s fiction about the adventures of Flying Fergus - a boy who dreams about being the best boy cyclist in the world.
From a galaxy far, far away to a beautifully-illustrated book near you…. this was definitely one of those projects that was difficult to keep a secret, especially as it began unfolding in such a magnificent way. This year, we managed to land our very own resident Star Wars fantastic Tim McDonagh the brief of his dreams: to illustrate an entire Star Wars book.
As adults we often worry: about paying the bills, about work, family, politics, health — well just about everything really. But as adults we also know there’s a way to sort things out (hopefully and for the most part) We know we can talk about it, and there is help out there. We understand why we worry — mostly.
It was the computer games of Thomas Flintham’s childhood in the 90’s that inspired him to go on to write a series of stories called Press Start! The first book in the series, Game Over, Super Rabbit Boy! is published this month in the US by Scholastic and will hit the shops in the UK in August.
Bloomsbury have released brand-new hardback editions of J.K. Rowling’s Hogwarts Library Books with these irresistible new jacket illustrations by Jonny Duddle. Quidditch Through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard are published this month with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them released in March. (more…)