Middle Grade Cover Illustration

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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Freya Hartas: Frankenstiltskin: Fairy Tales Gone Bad

Illustrated by Freya Hartas ‘Frankenstiltskin: Fairy Tales Gone Bad’ is the second story in a funny, deliciously dark, three-part series of twisted classics, written in verse by award-winning poet Joseph Coelho.

Available this month from Walker Books.

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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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Anjan Sarkar – Spy School the Graphic Novel

Can an undercover nerd become a superstar secret agent? The first book in Stuart Gibbs’s New York Times bestselling Spy School series is now a graphic novel!

With action-packed, eye-catching illustrations by Anjan Sarkar, join Ben Ripley as he survives his first year at the Academy of Espionage.

Available Feb 2022 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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Levente Szabo – Throwback

Levente created the cover art for ‘Throwback’, the first book in a thrilling, edge-of-your-seat middle grade adventure series from New York Times bestselling author Peter Lerangis.

Stay tuned for more dynamic covers from Levente in this awesome series published by HarperCollins!

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Christian Garland – Slamdown Town

In this series-launching debut ‘Slamdown Town’, puny 11 year old Ollie transforms into a star wrestler.

A host of larger-then-life personalities feature in this new middle grade fantasy story, all brilliantly brought to life by Christian Garland‘s awesome illustrations.

Available this January from Amulet Books.

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Christiane Engel: Back on the Map – MG cover art

Sky Pony Press commissioned Christiane Engel to illustrate the cover for middle grade novel, ‘Back on the Map’.

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