We are excited to share Holly Maguire’s collaboration with Workman Publishing; Book Nerd, which was released this week. A celebration of all things bookish and biblio, Book Nerd is full of Holly’s incredible illustrations and musings on one of her favourite subjects; books!
Guided by the team at Workman, Holly worked with editors Kylie and Sarah and Graphic Designer Rae Ann to structure the book, Holly was really able to take time to focus on each page and add abundant detail to the illustrations, honing in on what makes Holly’s work so appealing and full of character.
A perfect volume for any Bibliophile!
For those keen on adventure and excited to start taking steps to reading independently these early readers are perfect. The Long Way Home, written by Corrinne Averiss and illustrated by Kristyna Litten is published by Little Tiger Press this month.
From the creator of Otto Blotter Bird Spotter comes a brand-new oceanic adventure by author and illustrator Graham Carter. The Story Thief with its shimmering foiled cover and atmospheric colour pallet emerges a new timeless classic published by Andersen Press.
We are delighted to announce that Adam Stower has scooped the 2020 Alligators Mouth Award for Illustrated Early Fiction with King Coo and the Curse of the Mummy's Gold (Published by David Fickling Books)
You can see him win the award here awarded by Nick Sharratt and watch his acceptance speech.
A panel of seven experts in children's literature including Illustrators Nick Sharratt and Yasmeen Ismail together selected King Coo and the Curse of the Mummy's Gold as the winner of the 2020 Award. With strong competition from the likes of Ali Pye and Alex Milway, this year's shortlist showcased some of the most exciting illustrated fiction available for avid young readers.
A novel way to usher in the holidays, Christmas in a Book transforms into a cheerfully decorated tree that you can display on a desk, table, or mantle.
Our favourite superhero duck with the supersonic quack and his zebra sidekick are back with a tasty new adventure: Adventure Duck VS The Armadillo Army. Aleksei Bitskoff’s illustrations explode of the page in this quacking tale written by Steve Cole and published this month by Orchard Books.