Carmen Saldana

Carmen Saldana – Little Lion (Really Wild Families)

Little Lion is a fact-filled picture book story based on the everyday adventures of a Lion Cub and their WILD family.

Illustrated by Carmen Saldana, this charming book from QED Publishing helps children learn what different members of the lion family get up to, and how the fun and games of a little lion help them develop the vital survival skills they will need to use later on in life.

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Carmen Saldana – Little Elephant (Really Wild Families series)

Discover what Little Elephant gets up to and explore his world, in this fun and informative title from the Really Wild Families series.

Beautifully illustrated by Carmen Saldana, this charming celebration of elephants will show children just how amazing nature is and is a reminder that it is up to us to care for the planet and its weird and wonderful creatures. Available now from QED Publishing.

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Carmen Saldana – See inside the Solar System

Blast off to explore our Solar System – from the fearsome heat of the Sun to the freezing distant planets, plus moons, asteroids and more. Discover how humans are planning to visit Mars, what you would weigh on Jupiter and what makes Venus so deadly.

‘See inside the Solar System’ illustrated by Carmen Saldana for Usborne is available from June.

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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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Carmen Saldana – The Boy Who Dreamed Dragons

Illustrated by Carmen Saldana, ‘The Boy Who Dreamed Dragons’ is a very special picture book celebrating the imagination, with an emotional and reassuring message.

Available this September from Puffin.

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Carmen Saldana – Peggy the Always Sorry Pigeon 

Peggy is an apologetic pigeon. She always assumes she’s in the wrong. Even when she’s the one getting bullied. But Cynthia, an older female seagull, gives her the necessary skills to stand up for herself.

This hilarious tale illustrated by Carmen Saldana contains an important message about the importance of being assertive. Available this July from OUP.

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Carmen Saldana – Bedtime, Little Mouse

Sweet & gentle illustrations by Carmen Saldana in ‘Bedtime, Little Mouse’, a part lyrical bedtime picture story and part how-to guide for parents wanting to lull their own little ones into sleep.

Published by Michael O’Mara Books this coming March.

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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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Goodnight Farm: Carmen Saldana

Goodnight Farm, the latest board book addition to the Little Explorers series adorably illustrated by Carmen Saldana is out now! Published by Little Tiger Press.

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Carmen Saldana – The Robin and the Reindeer

A little reindeer, lost in the forest … and a robin, who will help her fly home; this charming gift book gorgeously illustrated by Carmen Saldana is perfect for the winter season.

Available this month from Hodder Children’s Books.

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