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New Signing – Adilson Farias

Brazilian illustrator, Adilson Farias joins Good!

Based in Curitiba, Brazil, Adilson creates his beautiful children’s illustrations using watercolour and digital media techniques.

His watercolour work has a loose, informal charm, while his digital style is marked by precise and jaunty line work with textural applications of colour.

A truly unique talent, Adilson’s dreamy, whimsical style gently transports the reader into imaginative worlds, full of exciting possibilities.

We’re thrilled to welcome Adilson into the Good family!

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Susan Batori – Letters from Space

Astronaut Clayton Anderson spent 152 days in space aboard the International Space Station – and while he didn’t mail dozens of letters back to Earth (they would have burned up on reentry!), imagine if he did!

These letters from space are full of weird science, wild facts, and outrageous true stories from life in space, complete with hysterical illustrations from Susan Batori.

‘Letters from Space’, available from Sleeping Bear Press.

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Daniel Egneus – Fox: A Circle of Life Story

In the frost-covered forest of early spring, fox is on a mission to find food for her three cubs.

‘Fox: A Circle of Life Story’ beautifully illustrated by Daniel Egneus is available 1st Oct from Bloomsbury.

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Kasia Nowowiejska – The Night the Reindeer Saved Christmas

It’s almost Christmas Eve and the rockets on Mr Claus’s sleigh have exploded! With just hours to go, Mr Claus sets out to find a creature that can help him deliver Christmas gifts across the world.

Illustrated by Kasia Nowowiejska, ‘The Night the Reindeer Saved Christmas’ is a charming picture book inspired by the little known fact that Santa Claus’ reindeer are female, as only female reindeer keep their antlers during the winter!

Available this October from Templar Publishing.

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Ekaterina Trukhan – Počuješ ma?

Ekaterina‘s charming new author/illustrated book, Počuješ ma? (Can you hear me?) focuses on the importance of connecting with nature. Available now from Egres.

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Nicola Slater – Jonathan The Magic Pony

‘Jonathan The Magic Pony’ illustrated by Nicola Slater is a fabulously entertaining tale of a horsey magician who is not quite as accomplished as he thinks he is!

Available this August from Puffin Books.

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Francisco Fonseca – Just a Rabbit

‘Just a Rabbit’ illustrated by Francisco Fonseca is a fantastical and dreamy kids’ book about appreciating the small things.

Available from Ethicool Books now.

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Olga Skomorokhova – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Join Bottom the Weaver, Oberon and Titania, and the confused lovers in a series of events so outrageous it must be a dream! With lavish illustrations by Olga Skomorokhova: A Midsummer Night’s Dream is an unprecedented kid’s introduction to William Shakespeare’s beloved classic comedy.

Gorgeous illustrations transport the reader from Athens to the enchanted woods, while tons of interactive elements invite kids to find the magical flower and switch Bottom’s human head for a donkey’s!

Available this September from Familius.

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Christiane Engel – ABC Earth-Friendly Me

Written and illustrated by Christiane Engel, ‘ABC Earth-Friendly Me’ presents 26 things—from Action to Zero waste and everything in between—that eco-conscious kids and their families can do to help care for the earth.

Pairing aspects of eco-friendly living with each letter of the alphabet, ABC Earth-Friendly Me is not only perfect for teaching young children their ABCs, but also for encouraging them to be aware of the impact they have on the environment.

This is the fifth title in Christiane’s bestselling ABC series and is available this July from Walter Foster Junior.

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Francisco Fonseca – New work

‘Floating’, ‘New Life’ and ‘Calm Nights’ – 3 stunning new pieces by Francisco Fonseca.

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