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Freya Hartas – Creeping Beauty

Following on from ‘Zombierella’ and ‘Frankenstiltskin’, ‘Creeping Beauty’ is the third and final book in a deliciously dark trilogy of twisted classics, written in verse by award-winning poet Joseph Coelho and illustrated by Freya Hartas. Available this month from Walker Books, just in time for Halloween!

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Rafael Nobre – Pinocchio

The mischievous adventures of Pinocchio are perfectly captured in this appealing book cover design by Rafael Nobre for Brazilian Publisher, Zahar.

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Laura Catalan – Children’s magazine

Let’s find the hidden goats, gnomes, mice and elves! A fun new fairy tale themed commission for Laura Catalan from children’s magazine Edicions Cavall Fort.

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Freya Hartas – The Great Egg Hunt

Follow Bear as he sets off on an exciting Easter egg hunt adventure with his friends in the forest.

Beautifully illustrated by Freya Hartas & published by Magic Cat, ‘The Great Egg Hunt’ makes the perfect Easter gift!

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Melanie Grandgirard – La Reina De Las Nieves

‘La reina de las nieves’, illustrated by Melanie, tells the wonderful story of The Snow Queen, by Hans Christian Andersen adapted for little ones.

Available from Spanish publisher, San Pablo.

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Laura Brenlla – Storytime magazine

Storytime magazine commissioned Laura to illustrate ‘The Golden Blackbird’ for its September issue, a classic fairy tale about a boy’s quest to cure his father by finding the legendary bird.

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Daniel Egneus – Maroussia

Stunning artwork by Daniel Egneus in ‘Maroussia celle qui sauva la forêt’, an enchanting new tale from Little Urban.

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Quang & Lien – Girl Giant and the Jade War

In this sequel to Girl Giant and the Monkey King, Thom and her friends set off on a far flung adventure to save the Heavens and the Jade Emperor from certain destruction.

This richly woven middle-grade fantasy series illustrated by Quang & Lien is full of humor, magic, and heart.

‘Girl Giant and the Jade War’ will be published by Roaring Brook Press this December.

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Melanie Grandgirard – Pinocchio

Editions Fleurus commissioned Melanie to illustrate ‘Pinocchio’, one of eight classic tales from ‘Mes premiers grands classiques’.

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Jianan Liu – Pushkin

Feast your eyes on Jianan‘s gorgeous interpretations of three of Pushkin’s fairy tales poems: ‘The Tale of the Golden Cockerel’, ‘The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish’ and ‘The Tale of the Priest and of His Workman Balda’.

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