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Laura Catalan – Odio a los fantasmas

Spooky goings on in this fun-packed ghost-fighting new middle grade adventure illustrated by Laura Catalan for Grupo Edebé.

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Thomas Girard – The Boxcar Children Creatures of Legend

Thomas has illustrated 4 books from the brand-new Boxcar Children Creatures of Legend miniseries, published by Albert Whitman.

Join the Boxcar Children as they investigate their most exciting creatures yet! The four epic adventures in the series are: The Secret of Bigfoot Valley; Mystery of the Hidden Elves; Mermaids of the Deep Blue Sea; Myth of the Rain Forest Monster.

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Laura Catalan – The Last Firefox

March sees the release of ‘The Last Firefox’, a heartwarming story illustrated by Laura Catalan about family, friendship and finding your inner fire.

This gripping adventure tale about courage and companionship will be published by Puffin.

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Jay Roeder – Book cover

Gorgeous typographic cover illustration by Jay Roeder.

Published by Penguin Workshop, ‘This Town Is Not All Right’ is a thrilling middle-grade horror debut with a major mystery, because the residents of Driftwood Harbor will do whatever it takes to keep their dark secrets from rising to the surface.

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Anjan Sarkar – Little Olympians

‘Artemis, the Archer Goddess’ is the fourth book in the popular Little Olympian series illustrated by Anjan Sarkar.

This 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.

Available from Little Bee this February.

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Thomas Girard – Jordie & Joey Fell From The Sky

New cover illustration by Thomas Girard for ‘Jordie And Joey Fell From The Sky’

Are twin brothers Jordie and Joey aliens? To find out for sure, they head to the center of extraterrestrial life on Earth: Area 51….

This exciting new middle grade adventure from Jolly Fish Press hits shelves April 2022.

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Levente Szabo: Rules for Vampires

Levente‘s spooky cover art for ‘Rules for Vampires’, a dazzling debut middle grade adventure set in a world of talking spiders, living forests, and haunted castles. Available now from Simon & Schuster.

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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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Quang & Lien – Girl Giant and the Monkey King

‘Girl Giant and the Monkey King’ illustrated by Quang & Lien is a fantastic tale packed with magic, adventure, and middle-school woes.

The story focuses on Thom Ngo, a 12-year-old Vietnamese girl who is in high school in America. She sets out on a journey through Vietnamese folklore and mythology while simultaneously juggling school life and her relationship with her mother.

Containing themes of racism, belonging, identity, and inter-generational differences, this captivating fantasy tale is available from Roaring Brook Press / Macmillan from November.

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Quang & Lien – Land of the Cranes

Quang & Lien‘s beautifully poignant cover illustration for ‘Lane of the Cranes’, a heart-wrenchingly touching story in verse of a young Latinx girl who learns to hold on to hope and love even in the darkest of places: a family detention center for migrants and refugees.

This powerful new middle grade title is available this month from Scholastic Press.

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