Middle Grade Cover

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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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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Laura Catalan – Daughter of the god Sulde

Laura Catalan expands her superb middle grade portfolio with this wonderful cover illustration & accompanying black and white chapter art for ‘Daughter of the god Sulde’.

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Levente Szabo – Throwback

Levente created the cover art for ‘Throwback’, the first book in a thrilling, edge-of-your-seat middle grade adventure series from New York Times bestselling author Peter Lerangis.

Stay tuned for more dynamic covers from Levente in this awesome series published by HarperCollins!

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Anjan Sarkar: The Alien Next Door: A New Planet

Anjan’s fun artwork continues to bring this hugely successful series for Little Bee Books to life.

In the eighth book of The Alien Next Door series, Harris and Roxy have stowed away aboard Zeke’s spaceship and are flying to his home planet of Tragas!

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Risa Rodil – Martin McLean, Middle School Queen

Risa‘s bright, eye-catching book cover illustration for ‘Martin McLean, Middle School Queen’, published by Sterling.

In this middle-grade debut, Martin McLean struggles to find his voice – and his inner diva – as he navigates friendship, family, first crushes, and a whole lot of glitter.

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Levente Szabo – The Disaster Days

Levente‘s dynamic cover art for ‘The Disaster Days’, a new epic and thrilling survival story about pushing oneself to the limit in the face of a crisis. Available from Sourcebooks.

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Christian Garland – Slamdown Town

In this series-launching debut ‘Slamdown Town’, puny 11 year old Ollie transforms into a star wrestler.

A host of larger-then-life personalities feature in this new middle grade fantasy story, all brilliantly brought to life by Christian Garland‘s awesome illustrations.

Available this January from Amulet Books.

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Laura Catalan – Middle Grade Portfolio

Laura‘s superb middle grade portfolio shows off her talent for visual storytelling. Intriguing cover art combined with thrilling black and white chapter illustrations demonstrates her imaginative ability to elevate the text.

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Louis Ghibault – The Little Town of Marrowville

The Little Town Of Marrowville centers around two youngsters happy to be orphaned when their brutish father, a professional bully is ‘turned into mince’ by a sinister duo.

Written by Comedian, John Robertson, this darkly comic tale is packed full of superbly gruesome characters wonderfully brought to life by our super talented illustrator, Louis Ghibault.

Available this August from Penguin Random House.

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