Chapter books for kids

Levente Szabo – The Dragon and Her Boy

Cover illustration by Levente Szabo for ‘The Dragon and Her Boy’, a heart warming magical adventure from Orion Books about the last living dragon and a daring young acrobat.

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Levente Szabo – Tiger Heart

Levente created this beautiful cover illustration & inside artwork for ‘Tiger Heart’, an enthralling middle grade debut about the friendship between a bold young chimney sweep and a remarkable tiger. Available from Orion Books.

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Quang & Lien – Girl Giant and the Jade War

In this sequel to Girl Giant and the Monkey King, Thom and her friends set off on a far flung adventure to save the Heavens and the Jade Emperor from certain destruction.

This richly woven middle-grade fantasy series illustrated by Quang & Lien is full of humor, magic, and heart.

‘Girl Giant and the Jade War’ will be published by Roaring Brook Press this December.

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Anjan Sarkar – Spy School the Graphic Novel

Can an undercover nerd become a superstar secret agent? The first book in Stuart Gibbs’s New York Times bestselling Spy School series is now a graphic novel!

With action-packed, eye-catching illustrations by Anjan Sarkar, join Ben Ripley as he survives his first year at the Academy of Espionage.

Available Feb 2022 from Simon & Schuster.

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Quang & Lien – The Bookshop of Dust and Dreams

Our super-talented Vietnamese duo, Quang & Lien have worked their magic on this fantastic new middle grade cover design.

‘The Bookshop of Dust and Dreams’ hits shelves this October, published by Penguin Random House.

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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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Anjan Sarkar – Little Olympians

Little gods, big personalities! This new 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.

Illustrated by Anjan Sarkar, the first two books in the Little Olympians series: ‘Zeus, God of Thunder’ and ‘Athena, Goddess of Wisdom’ are available this June from Little Bee Books.

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Anjan Sarkar – Agent Asha

Computer code just got dangerous in this action-packed new spy adventure series illustrated by Anjan Sarkar.

Asha Joshi has the perfect excuse not to finish her homework. She’s just been recruited to join the top-secret Children’s Spy Agency. Her first mission: SAVE THE WORLD. Can she do it?

‘Agent Asha: Mission Shark Bytes’ is available in July from Walker Books. The story is a great way to engage young readers in coding, critical-thinking and STEM. It is mapped onto key National Curriculum Computing KS1 and KS2 concepts including algorithms, conditionals and debugging.

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Daniela Sosa – Agent Zaiba Investigates: The Poison Plot

Determined to be the world’s greatest detective, Zaiba is always on the lookout for a crime to solve!

Daniela has illustrated ‘Agent Zaiba Investigates: The Poison Plot’, the second book in a fun, fresh and exciting new detective series from Stripes Publishing. Available this July.

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Laura Catalan – Quarantine

Laura expands her fabulous middle grade portfolio with this highly topical piece entitled ‘Creativity in quarantine’.

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