Freya Hartas

Freya Hartas: If You Go Down to the Woods Today

Experience the everyday wonder of nature in this first book of poetry, exploring a magical woodland year.

Each spread is dedicated to key events or rites of passage in a child’s day, brought to life by Freya Hartas’ delightful woodland friends. Join Bear on his journey from spring to winter with lots of friends to meet, places to explore and things to spot along the way.

If You Go Down to the Woods Today…
Written by Rachel Piercey ; Illustrated by Freya Hartas
Publishing March 2021

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Freya Hartas – Textile design

Fans of Freya Hartas’ adorable ‘shroom designs will be excited to know that this super-cute & cozy new throw blanket is now available.

Grab one while stocks last for those chilly nights ahead!

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Freya Hartas – Zombierella

Spectacularly spooky new cover reveal!

‘Zombierella: Fairytales Gone Bad’ is the first in a deliciously new dark series of twisted classics illustrated by Freya Hartas.

Written by Joseph Coelho, this fabulous chapter book will be published by Walker Books in September.

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Freya Hartas – Slow Down

Freya Hartas has illustrated ‘Slow Down: Bring Calm to a Busy World with 50 Nature Stories’.

This superb new book inspires a love of the natural world through slowed-down spreads featuring a cresting wave, hatching chick and bee pollinating a flower. Freya’s beautifully detailed artwork encourages you to slow down and take in all the magical transformations happening right in front of you.

Available from Magic Cat this April.

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Freya: Aquila magazine

Freya illustrated this super fun piece for Aquila’s “After Man” article that educates readers on Dougal Dixon’s “speculative evolution” research.

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Freya Hartas – Isle of Misfits 4: The Candy Cane Culprit

After a number of successful missions, the misfits have made quite a name for themselves! This time, their help is requested by a very special VIP – Santa!

Freya had great fun illustrating this festive cast of characters for Little Bee Books.

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Freya Hartas – The Princess Who Flew With Dragons

Freya Hartas has illustrated ‘The Princess Who Flew With Dragons’, a magical third adventure written by Stephanie Burgis. Available this August from Bloomsbury.

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Freya Hartas – Prank Wars!

‘Isle of Misfits 3: Prank Wars!’ is the third exciting instalment in this fun chapter book series illustrated by Freya Hartas for Little Bee Books.

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Freya Hartas – Isle of Misfits

Isle of Misfits is an exciting new creature-filled series illustrated by Freya Hartas, complete with a hilarious cast of characters such as a clumsy dragon, an ill-tempered fairy, a griffin with poor flying skills, and a yeti with a manbun!

The first two books in the series ‘First Class’ and ‘The Missing Pot of Gold’ are available now, published by Little Bee Books.

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Freya Hartas – Frankie Frog and the Throaty Croakers

Introducing Freya Hartas‘ brand new author/illustrated picture book, ‘Frankie Frog and the Throaty Croakers’, published by Albert Whitman.

Every frog dreams of their first croak, but Frankie’s croak never comes! Without it, he’s not sure how he fits into the world of the pond, until one day he hears a mysterious sound from a musical instrument. Is this another way for Frankie to make his voice heard? This charming, lively and witty tale is a celebration of music, determination, and creativity.

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