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Susan Batori – Humboldt und Beaufort – Der Sternschnuppenstein

Humboldt und Beaufort are back!

In this second book illustrated by Susan Batori, ‘Der Sternschnuppenstein’, a shooting star falls onto the ice before disappearing into the dark sea. The two friends then embark on an adventure into the deepest depths on a quest to find it.

Available this September from Bastei Lübbe.

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Susan Batori – Wo ist das Klopapier?

‘Wo ist das Klopapier?’ (Where’s the toilet paper) is a hilarious new picture book illustrated by Susan Batori.

Available this month from Bastei Lübbe / Baumhaus.

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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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Susan Batori – Don’t Call Me Fuzzybutt!

Bear is a very light sleeper, so when Woodpecker wakes him he becomes quite grumpy! 

The two engage in a feisty exchange of name-calling and gossip with the rest of their forest neighbors. Can they patch it up before Bear loses too much sleep?

‘Don’t Call Me Fuzzybutt!’ is a brilliantly funny picture book illustrated by Susan Batori which will spark meaningful conversation about conflict resolution, gossip, and the hurt caused by name-calling. 

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Sam Caldwell – Sneaky Shadows

‘Sneaky Shadows’ hilariously illustrated by Sam Caldwell will have kids in fits of giggles as they try and guess what the shadows really are!

Packed full of cheeky, laugh-out-loud fun, this playful new picture book from Berbay Publishing is available now.

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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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Susan Batori – Wanted! Criminals of the Animal Kingdom

Meet some of the animal kingdom’s most wanted criminals! They’re all here in this hilarious book of animal case files illustrated by Susan Batori that include rap sheets, mug shots and reports of criminal activity. Available this March from Kids Can Press.

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Susan Batori – Bob and the Pink Wig

Bob has a pink wig, but a gull picks it up and carries it away! Can he get his wig back? This funny story illustrated by Susan Batori will help emerging readers build their confidence. Available from HarperCollins.

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