Middle grade fiction

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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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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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 – 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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Levente Szabo – When the Sky Falls

Levente Szabo‘s explosive cover design for ‘When the Sky Falls’.

This extraordinary story set in 1941 about love and friendship is available from Andersen Press this June.

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Thomas Girard – History textbooks

Two inquisitive students travel back in time in these new history textbooks illustrated by Thomas Girard for La Classe editions.

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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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