Chapter books for kids

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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Freya Hartas – Isle of Misfits 4: The Candy Cane Culprit

After a number of successful missions, the misfits have made quite a name for themselves! This time, their help is requested by a very special VIP – Santa!

Freya had great fun illustrating this festive cast of characters for Little Bee Books.

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Daniela Sosa – Agent Zaiba Investigates

‘Agent Zaiba Investigates: The Missing Diamonds’ is the first in a fun , fresh and exciting new detective series illustrated by Daniela Sosa. Available this February from Stripes Publishing.

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Freya Hartas – Prank Wars!

‘Isle of Misfits 3: Prank Wars!’ is the third exciting instalment in this fun chapter book series illustrated by Freya Hartas for Little Bee Books.

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