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Daniel Nelson – Manchester Museum

The mighty Tyrannosaurus-Rex and predatory Assassin Bug feature in this fabulous collection by Daniel Nelson, commissioned by Manchester Museum for their gift shop range.

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Ario Murti – History Makers

Scholastic’s History Makers series illustrated by Ario Murti allows readers to travel back in time and learn how a host of historical figures changed the world.

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Laura Brenlla – The Secret Lives of Queens and Kings

From Alexander the Great, Cleopatra, and Henry VIII to Louis XIV, Marie Antoinette, and Grace of Monaco, discover the odd behavior and unusual facts about 18 kings and queens throughout history.

This fabulous book illustrated by Laura Brenlla uncovers all the secrets and strange facts about some of the greatest monarchs in history. Its pages will unveil their bad habits, betrayals, revenges, and unusual routines. Available this month from White Star Kids.

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Sam Caldwell – History’s BIGGEST Show-offs

This fabulous book from Happy Yak / Quarto takes young readers on a tour of some of history’s greatest show-offs, from wealthy kings and queens who loved to splash the cash to masterful musicians who weren’t shy about their talents or brilliant artists who could not stop telling others how great they were.

Featuring long-dead leaders, artists, musicians and more, from all around the world, the snappy facts are paired with humorous character illustrations from the brilliant Sam Caldwell for maximum hilarity.

‘History’s BIGGEST Show-offs: The boldest, bravest and brainiest people of all time’ is available this month.

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Laura Catalan – Time Travel at Puddle Lane

Laura has created the beautiful cover & internal black & white artwork for ‘Time Travel at Puddle Lane’, an exciting middle grade adventure, ideal for fans of Horrible Histories.

The librarian at Ariella and Yosef’s school loves History. She even has a collection of historical objects in the library. When she starts acting strangely, Ariella and Yosef can’t resist investigating. Transported back to Georgian London, how will they get back home? This thrilling story is available now from Bloomsbury.

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Rafael Nobre – The Search for Sasquatch

Fabulously mysterious cover illustration & design by Rafael for ‘The Search for Sasquatch’, a fascinating book which takes readers on a journalistic quest to determine if Bigfoot is real.

Available from Abrams this November.

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Sam Dawson – Queen & Castle

Legendary adventures await in this captivating new cover illustration & supporting interior art by Sam Dawson.

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Victoria Stebleva – Mediazona

Powerful & emotive new editorial by Victoria Stebleva for Russian independent media outlet, Mediazona.

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Quang & Lien: The Incredible Pop-up Mummy

Award-winning Vietnamese duo, Quang & Lien have illustrated this intricate pop-up book to mark the centenary of Tukankhamun’s Tomb’s discovery in 1922.

Packed with multi-layered pop-ups and flaps to lift, this incredible feat of paper-engineering allows the reader to make their own finds, page after page. From the pyramids and tombs where mummified pharaohs were buried, to the process of making a mummy, you’ll soon be an expert on the art of mummification and the amazing rituals involved. Available this October from Templar Publishing.

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Laura Catalan – Les Enfants de la Balme

Laura has illustrated ‘Les Enfants de la Balme’, a new historical middle grade series from Editions Mame set in June 1940.

In the small village of La Balme, the lives of Philippe, Marie and their cousin Paul are turned upside down by the Second World War. Obey or resist, everyone will have to make a choice.

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