Middle grade book

Thomas Girard – The Boxcar Children Creatures of Legend

Thomas has illustrated 4 books from the brand-new Boxcar Children Creatures of Legend miniseries, published by Albert Whitman.

Join the Boxcar Children as they investigate their most exciting creatures yet! The four epic adventures in the series are: The Secret of Bigfoot Valley; Mystery of the Hidden Elves; Mermaids of the Deep Blue Sea; Myth of the Rain Forest Monster.

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Jay Roeder – Book cover

Gorgeous typographic cover illustration by Jay Roeder.

Published by Penguin Workshop, ‘This Town Is Not All Right’ is a thrilling middle-grade horror debut with a major mystery, because the residents of Driftwood Harbor will do whatever it takes to keep their dark secrets from rising to the surface.

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Anjan Sarkar – Little Olympians

‘Artemis, the Archer Goddess’ is the fourth book in the popular Little Olympian series illustrated by Anjan Sarkar.

This series follows little versions of the Greek gods who are at a camp to learn how to control their powers and use them properly – as well as learn how to get along with one another.

Available from Little Bee this February.

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Sam Caldwell – Wodge and Friends

‘The Mystery in the Garden: Wodge and Friends’ is a hilarious new adventure for middle grade readers, illustrated by Sam Caldwell.

Packed with daring escapades and oodles of laughs, the story features a particularly grouchy fairy statue, a nosy twerp of a neighbour and a mysterious creature with an all-consuming love for broccoli ice-cream.

Perfect for 7+ fans of laugh-out-loud adventures, this humorous tale is available now from Hardie Grant.

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Quang & Lien – Land of the Cranes

Quang & Lien‘s beautifully poignant cover illustration for ‘Lane of the Cranes’, a heart-wrenchingly touching story in verse of a young Latinx girl who learns to hold on to hope and love even in the darkest of places: a family detention center for migrants and refugees.

This powerful new middle grade title is available this month from Scholastic Press.

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Anjan Sarkar – Level Up: Beast Battles

Popular video-game based series Level Up! continues with this new adventure, ‘Beast Battles’. Illustrated by Anjan Sarkar, best friends Flo and Max are stuck in one of their favourite games, Critter Clash, where teams of creatures battle to become champions in epic arenas.

Expect fast-paced action from this epic new story due to hit bookshelves this April from Stripes.

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Joao Neves – The Not-So-Boring Letters of Private Nobody

Joao Neves‘ worked his lettering magic on the cover of ‘The Not-So-Boring Letters of Private Nobody’, published by Penguin Random House.

A trio of seventh graders become one another’s first friends as they discover the secrets of a Civil War soldier in this engaging new middle grade novel.

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