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Nicola Slater – Bobo and Pup-Pup

‘We Love Bubbles!’ is the second book in a hilarious new series illustrated by Nicola Slater about best friends Bobo and Pup-Pup – a monkey and a dog with very different personalities.

Available now from Random House Books for Young Readers.

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Quang & Lien – Where Is the Buddha?

Illustrated by Quang & Lien, ‘Where Is the Buddha?’ is a new story for children from Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh: a young boy named Minh goes on a journey to find the Buddha, only to discover the Buddha is in each one of us.

This charming tale of discovery, beginning in India with the story of the historical Buddha, Siddhartha, and then on to Vietnam with Minh and his quest is available from Plum Blossom now.

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Laura Catalan – The Chocolate King

November sees the launch of ‘The Chocolate King’ a historical tale from Green Bean Books about how chocolate first came to France.

This enlightening story was beautifully illustrated by Laura Catalan.

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Christiane Engel – An Alphabet Pet Parade

Congrats to Christiane Engel for this rave review from Kirkus for her latest book ‘An Alphabet Pet Parade’.

“Engel’s exquisite illustrations offer a bright display of color and activity. The town’s quirky residents range in age, ethnicity, skin tone, and ability—two characters use wheelchairs—as well as described personality. Endnotes offer discussion questions, including about the wisdom of keeping exotic pets. A charming, challenging, imaginative alphabet book; will induce giggles.” Kirkus Reviews

Written by Judith E. Torres & published by ASHA Press.

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Olivier Latyk – Après la pluie

Beautiful glowing, cosy winter scenes by Olivier Latyk in ‘Après la pluie’, a Native American tale about the cycle of the seasons from Flammarion Jeunesse.

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Daniel Egneus – Maroussia

Stunning artwork by Daniel Egneus in ‘Maroussia celle qui sauva la forêt’, an enchanting new tale from Little Urban.

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Natalia Shaloshvili – What a Small Cat Needs

Congratulations to our super-talented artist Natalia whose debut author/illustrated picture book, ‘What a Small Cat Needs’, hits shelves this month from Polyandriya Publishing.

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Elisa Ferro – Mucky Truck

In ‘Mucky Truck’, a little truck gets stuck in the mud, and it’s up to his other truck friends – crane, digger, forklift, and fire engine – to help him out.

Elisa‘s sweet illustrations provide lots of visual drama in this engaging read-aloud picture book, perfect for preschoolers. Available this June from Henry Holt & Company.

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Carmen Saldana – Howard the Average Gecko

Howard thinks he’s the most exceptional creature in the rainforest – that’s because no other creature is as exceptionally camouflaged as him! But when he learns that the rainforest is full of other camouflaged creatures, he begins to wonder: ‘Who will like me if I’m just . . . an average gecko?’

Illustrated by Carmen Saldana, ‘Howard the Average Gecko’ is a fun new picture book published by Oxford University Press.

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Laura Brenlla – Pippi Långstrump

Laura Brenlla illustrates ‘Pippi Långstrump’, one of the world’s favourite children’s characters; self-sufficient, quick-witted, generous and never letting anything – or anyone – shake her self-belief or take advantage.

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