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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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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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Levente Szabo – The Dragon and Her Boy

Cover illustration by Levente Szabo for ‘The Dragon and Her Boy’, a heart warming magical adventure from Orion Books about the last living dragon and a daring young acrobat.

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Levente Szabo – Tiger Heart

Levente created this beautiful cover illustration & inside artwork for ‘Tiger Heart’, an enthralling middle grade debut about the friendship between a bold young chimney sweep and a remarkable tiger. Available from Orion Books.

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Quang & Lien – Girl Giant and the Jade War

In this sequel to Girl Giant and the Monkey King, Thom and her friends set off on a far flung adventure to save the Heavens and the Jade Emperor from certain destruction.

This richly woven middle-grade fantasy series illustrated by Quang & Lien is full of humor, magic, and heart.

‘Girl Giant and the Jade War’ will be published by Roaring Brook Press this December.

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Levente Szabo – Circus Maximus: Race to the Death

Middle grade historians will love ‘Circus Maximus’, a story about the greatest sporting stage of the ancient Roman world, where the best horses and charioteers compete in a race to the death, and one girl dreams of glory.

Ben Hur meets National Velvet in the ultimate 9-12 adventure story with stunning cover art by Levente Szabo.

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Quang & Lien – The Bookshop of Dust and Dreams

Our super-talented Vietnamese duo, Quang & Lien have worked their magic on this fantastic new middle grade cover design.

‘The Bookshop of Dust and Dreams’ hits shelves this October, published by Penguin Random House.

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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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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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