Diverse kids books

Anjan Sarkar – Rum Pum Pum

Stunning earth-toned illustrations by Anjan Sarkar for ‘Rum Pum Pum’, a beautiful story inspired by the Indian landscape, wildlife and culture.

Available now from Holiday House.

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Daniela Sosa – Land of the Giants

We’re HUGE fans of this utterly adorable new ‘Land of the Giants’ series by Daniela Sosa.

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Anjan Sarkar – Agent Asha

Computer code just got dangerous in this action-packed new spy adventure series illustrated by Anjan Sarkar.

Asha Joshi has the perfect excuse not to finish her homework. She’s just been recruited to join the top-secret Children’s Spy Agency. Her first mission: SAVE THE WORLD. Can she do it?

‘Agent Asha: Mission Shark Bytes’ is available in July from Walker Books. The story is a great way to engage young readers in coding, critical-thinking and STEM. It is mapped onto key National Curriculum Computing KS1 and KS2 concepts including algorithms, conditionals and debugging.

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Daniela Sosa – Agent Zaiba Investigates: The Poison Plot

Determined to be the world’s greatest detective, Zaiba is always on the lookout for a crime to solve!

Daniela has illustrated ‘Agent Zaiba Investigates: The Poison Plot’, the second book in a fun, fresh and exciting new detective series from Stripes Publishing. Available this July.

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Christiane Engel – Ready, Set, Go!: Sports of All Sorts

Come along on a lively, lyrical exploration of the world’s most beloved sports, illustrated by Christiane Engel.

‘Ready, Set, Go!: Sports of All Sorts’ features a diverse group of children who introduce the basics of eight sports popular around the world: baseball, track, football/soccer, gymnastics, hockey, karate, basketball, and swimming. Available from Barefoot Books this March.

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Ekaterina Trukhan – Indestructibles: Hanukkah Baby

It’s Hanukkah! Let’s light the candles. Spin the dreidel. Time for latkes! Donuts, too!

Ekaterina Trukhan has illustrated ‘Hanukkah Baby’, a charming new title for Workman’s ingenious Indestructible series.

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New Signing – Quang and Lien

We’re so very excited to introduce our new artist signing, Phung Nguyen Quang & Huynh Kim Lien.

From their Saigon studio, Quang and Lien work seamlessly as a duo, creating their stunning artwork using a mix of watercolour, acrylic and digital.

Inspired by the folk culture of Vietnam and Asia, these incredibly talented Vietnamese illustrators produce the most beautifully vibrant and poignant scenes.

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Anjan Sarkar – Level Up!

Level Up! illustrated by Anjan Sarkar for Stripes Publishing is an absolute sure-fire WINNER! Here’s a peek inside the fast-paced video-game action!

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Christiane Engel: Dump Truck Disco

Grab your dancing shoes & polish up those moves because ‘Dump Truck Disco’, part of Barefoot Books Singalongs series, hits bookshelves this month!

Dump Truck Daisy & her construction vehicle crew are on a secret nighttime mission – build a playground before sunrise. Christiane Engel‘s vibrant artwork & a catchy disco tune & animation make this a stellar choice for any child who is fascinated by construction vehicles.

Kirkus review: “Eye-popping acrylics mixed with watercolors and digital collage render each page a colorful cacophony that defies the dark of night. Expect construction-loving kids to be dancing to this funkytown night fever hustle.”


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