KidLitArt

Laura Catalan – Time Travel at Puddle Lane

Laura has created the beautiful cover & internal black & white artwork for ‘Time Travel at Puddle Lane’, an exciting middle grade adventure, ideal for fans of Horrible Histories.

The librarian at Ariella and Yosef’s school loves History. She even has a collection of historical objects in the library. When she starts acting strangely, Ariella and Yosef can’t resist investigating. Transported back to Georgian London, how will they get back home? This thrilling story is available now from Bloomsbury.

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Sam Dawson – Queen & Castle

Legendary adventures await in this captivating new cover illustration & supporting interior art by Sam Dawson.

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Christiane Engel – The Cursed Planet

Christiane continues to expand her super middle grade portfolio with this fabulous new cover reveal for ‘The Cursed Planet’.

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Laura Brenlla: Lingokids

Lingokids recently commissioned Laura to create the artwork for this fun animation.

View the full episode here

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Susan Batori – Highlights

Susan‘s lovely cover illustration for the September edition of Highlights magazine.

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Quang & Lien – The Fawn Who Chased the Sun 

Follow one little fawn on his quest in search of the sun, in this lushly illustrated tale by award-winning duo Quang & Lien.

A lyrical story that’s a joy to read aloud, this nature-inspired fable delivers a gentle warning against losing sight of the important things in life. With deft nods to mindfulness and magical realism, The Fawn Who Chased the Sun is a fable for our times and a modern-classic in the making. Available this November from Templar Publishing.

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Nicola Slater – Hatch an Egg (Bobo and Pup-Pup)

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s an egg falling from the sky? Best friends Bobo and Pup-Pup will discover what’s inside once it hatches. But wait…how will they help the egg hatch? Is it even an egg?

‘Hatch an Egg (Bobo and Pup-Pup)’ is a hilarious and relatable graphic chapter book illustrated by Nicola Slater for Random House will have kids ages 5 to 8 laughing out loud while gaining confidence in reading. Available for pre-order now!

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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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Geraldine Sy – Who Is Barack Obama?

Introducing the latest addition to the Who HQ program: a biography of Barack Obama, created specifically for the preschool audience & illustrated by Geraldine!

The #1 New York Times Bestselling Who Was? series expands into the board book space, bringing age-appropriate biographies of influential figures to readers ages 2-4.

Geraldine’s fresh, stylized illustrations honors and shares the life and work of one of the most influential leaders of our time.

Coming March 2023 from Rise x Penguin Workshop.

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Carmen Saldana – Down the Sleepy River

Let go of the day as you float along the sleepy river with the stars shining overhead, saying goodnight to the animals who are mindfully getting ready for bed.

‘Down the Sleepy River: A Mindful Bedtime Book’ is a peaceful bedtime story illustrated by Carmen taking the form of a relaxing journey, beginning up a mountain as the sun starts to set, travelling down a river, passing sleepy animals and gently floating into the moonlit ocean.

Available this September from Studio Press / Bonnier.

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