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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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Laura Brenlla – Storytime magazine

Storytime magazine commissioned Laura to illustrate ‘The Golden Blackbird’ for its September issue, a classic fairy tale about a boy’s quest to cure his father by finding the legendary bird.

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Victoria Stebleva – Metals

Metals are all around us, but what do we know about them? Which ones are poisonous, which corrode easily, which are the most expensive and the most rare, which are needed by our body, which have influenced history the most?

‘The Story of Metal’ is a fascinating non-fiction book illustrated by Victoria Stebleva for A Walk Through History Publishing House.

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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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Jianan Liu – The Book of Sisters

Meet rule-breaking ‘The Song Sisters’ illustrated by Jianan Liu, part of ‘The Book of Sisters: Biographies of Incredible Siblings Through History’.

This fascinating non-fiction book takes kids on a whirlwind tour of women’s history, from the courts of Imperial China to the French Revolution.

Available Feb 2022 from Neon Squid.

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Levente Szabo – Famous Hungarians

Levente was commissioned to create a series of famous Hungarian portraits.

The collection includes historical figures, actors, scientists, politicians and also important Hungarian inventions.

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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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Olivier Latyk – Timeline of World History

Giant panoramic poster & booklet featuring a beautifully illustrated timeline by Olivier Latyk of world history with 100 stickers of events, places and famous people to complete the picture.

Available from French sticker art brand, Poppik.

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