Deck the halls, buff your baubles and whack another batch of mince pies in the oven because we have the most festive of Christmas treats for you! Presenting the MUST HAVE Christmas book of the year, How Winston Delivered Christmas by our very own Alex T Smith , published by Macmillan Children’s Books.
The Dinosaur That Pooped A Princess by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter is the fifth title to be published this year featuring Garry Parsons' wonderful illustrations.
Garry has been particularly busy over the last few months; he's enjoyed creating artworks that have featured dragons, princesses, dinosaurs, fairies and out of this world adventures to name just a few! Never one to rest on his laurels, Garry has also enjoyed becoming a regular guest author on the much loved Picture Book Den.
We spoke to Garry about some of the titles he has worked on this year and why each book, although very different, means so much to him.
Award-winning book The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield narrated by Joanna Lumley in new orchestral production with animated film.
Written by the award-winning author, David Almond, The Tale of Angelino Brown, is a warm and witty tale with charming illustrations by Alex T. Smith, published by Walker Books. Alex had great fun depicting Angelino, the little curly haired angel’s antics in this wonderful children’s story.
Tomislav Tomic intricate black and white illustrations adorn the inside pages of J.K. Rowling’s brand new edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, published this month by Bloomsbury. This is the third Hogwarts Library Book edition that Tomislav has had the pleasure in illustrating.
What can be a better Christmas present than this super-sparkly Christmas mystery adventure, Santa Claude by Alex T. Smith. This is a the ninth book in the best-selling Claude series and our hero handcuffs a burglar when he whooshes down Claude's chimney on Christmas Eve, only to find that it's Santa Claus himself!