Historical fiction

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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Levente Szabo – Red Flags

You can almost hear the thumps of the Chinook rotors in Levente Szabo‘s atmospheric cover illustration for ‘Red Flags’. Also shown here is an alternative colour palette version of the cover.

This fascinating new espionage thriller set during the Vietnam War is seen through the eyes of a wry army cop. Available Feb 2021 from Soho Crime.

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Francisco Fonseca – Sky Ship

Magnificent cover illustration by Francisco for ‘Sky Ship’, a brilliant collection of gripping historical short stories from award-winning author Geraldine McCaughrean.

Perfect for developing readers, this title will be available from Bloomsbury Education this May.

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Freya Hartas – The Golden Horsemen of Baghdad

‘The Golden Horsemen of Baghdad’ hits shelves this month, superbly illustrated by Freya Hartas for Bloomsbury.

Packed with great characters & insight into Islamic civilization & culture of the Middle East circa AD 900, this book is a must-read for fans of thrilling historical adventures.

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Freya Hartas – Shadow of the Centaurs

Yay, our copy of Shadow of the Centaurs is here!  The fourth book in the ancient Greek Mysteries series brilliantly illustrated by Freya Hartas is a dramatic & exciting adventure which will have readers gripped from start to finish.  Available this October from Bloomsbury.

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Vlado Krizan – The First King of England

So excited to see Vlado Krizan‘s wonderful cover art for ‘The First King of England: The Story of Athelstan’.

Written by bestselling author, Stuart Hill, this exciting adventure story is perfect for fans of historical fiction offering a fabulous insight into the world of Saxon Britain. Available this month from Bloomsbury.

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