Historical

Christiane Engel – Movement and Migration

There are numerous reasons why people move and migrate: to escape from war, conflict, natural disasters, poverty, or famine. Driven by a desire to find a safer place for their families in a country that offers better education, healthcare & a more stable economy.

Everyone in Britain has migrants in their family history – even if they have to travel back thousands of years to find them. From the Ice Age to the present day, find out how the movement of people to and from Britain has shaped the UK.

‘Movement and Migration’ illustrated by Christiane Engel is available from Oxford University Press.

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Ario Murti – SuperScience magazine

Scholastic’s SuperScience magazine commissioned Ario Murti to illustrate a story about Grace Hopper, a computer scientist that invented COBOL, one of the first computer languages.

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Victor Medina – Dig & Discover series

Victor‘s stunning artwork can be enjoyed in a fabulous new series called ‘Dig and Discover’ from Quarto.

Children will learn fascinating facts about Ancient History, Dinosaurs and the Deep Dark Sea.

Available March 2022.

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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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George Doutsiopoulos – VIP series

Excited to reveal this stunning new middle grade nonfiction VIP series illustrated by George Doutsiopoulos featuring inspiring stories about some of history’s greatest trailblazers.

This brilliant set of biographies for kids age 9-12 from HarperCollins includes: VIP: Dr. Mae Jemison: Brave Rocketeer; VIP: Lewis Latimer: Engineering Wizard; VIP: Mahalia Jackson: Freedom’s Voice; and VIP: Lydia Darragh: Unexpected Spy.

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Quang & Lien – The Book of Sisters

Quang & Lien were delighted to illustrate Vietnamese heroines, ‘The Trưng sisters’, who led the rebellion against the first Chinese domination of Vietnam.

Part of ‘The Book of Sisters: Biographies of Incredible Siblings Through History’ available February 2022 from Neon Squid.

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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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Olga Skomorokhova – Jane Eyre

Charlotte Brontë’s classic Gothic novel comes to life for children! Wheels, pull tabs, and other interactive elements invite kids to hide with Jane in the window-seat and help her solve the mystery of Thornfield Manor.

Illustrated by Olga Skomorokhova for Familius, this lastest title in the Lit For Little Hands series is available from October.

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Thomas Girard – History textbooks

Two inquisitive students travel back in time in these new history textbooks illustrated by Thomas Girard for La Classe editions.

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Christiane Engel – How We Lived in Ancient Times

Illustrated by Christiane Engel, ‘How We Lived in Ancient Times’ is an amazing window into history through the lives of children through time, showing the clothes they wore, the food they ate, the games they played, and the amazing worlds they lived in.

Christiane’s wonderful artwork allows the reader to journey back in time to explore prehistoric caves, Egyptian temples, Japanese palaces, Viking villages, and enjoy an exhilarating horseback ride across the Scythian plains.

Available now from Welbeck Publishing.

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