non-fiction

Christiane Engel – Dinosaur puzzle

Mudpuppy’s Dino Mix-Up Magnetic Build-It illustrated by Christiane Engel is pretty roarsome!

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Tuesday, November 29th, 2022 Illustrations Comments Off on Christiane Engel – Dinosaur puzzle

Olga Skomorokhova – Nature

In this latest series, Olga shines the light on all the wonderfully intricate details & beautiful textures to be found in the natural world.

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Thursday, October 20th, 2022 Illustrations Comments Off on Olga Skomorokhova – Nature

New Artist – Sunnu Rebecca Choi

A warm welcome to award-winning Korean/Canadian illustrator & printmaker, Sunnu Rebecca Choi!

Sunnu worked as a fashion designer for 10 years in New York & Toronto before forging a career in illustration. Her beautifully sophisticated style has broad-reaching appeal across illustrated non-fiction, high end children’s books & editorial.

Passionate about projects which focus on different cultures and social issues, Sunnu likes her artwork to promote a healthy, inclusive and diverse society.

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Thursday, October 20th, 2022 Illustrations Comments Off on New Artist – Sunnu Rebecca Choi

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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Wednesday, October 19th, 2022 Illustrations Comments Off on Sam Caldwell – History’s BIGGEST Show-offs

Victoria Stebleva – Puzzles

Two fun new puzzle designs: ‘My Dream Job’ and ‘The Sweet Corner’, by Victoria Stebleva for Takids.

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Monday, October 10th, 2022 Illustrations Comments Off on Victoria Stebleva – Puzzles

Anjan Sarkar – Growing Up Feeling Great!

‘Growing Up Feeling Great!’ is a brilliant guide illustrated by Anjan which helps boys develop a positive mindset and strengthen their coping skills so they can successfully navigate puberty. Published by Rockridge Press.

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Freya Hartas – Slow Down and Be Here Now

Fans of the natural world will adore this utterly enchanting exploration of everyday miracles illustrated by Freya Hartas.

Zoom in to watch a hummingbird drink nectar; watch a pea shoot appear; see a little snail as he comes come out to drink. ‘Slow Down and Be Here Now’ is published by Magic Cat.

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Sam Caldwell – Do Bears Poop in the Woods?

In ‘Do Bears Poop in the Woods?’, wildlife illustrator Sam Caldwell takes readers out into the wild to discover all there is to know and love about the eight different species of bears.

Do you know your panda from your polar bear? Or can you spot the difference between a sun bear and a sloth bear? Follow your expert field guide as we travel deep into the woods and across Arctic ice to learn all the “bear” necessities.

Available from Thames & Hudson this November.

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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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Ester Garcia Cortes: Quién Soy

Utterly adorable illustrations by Ester for ‘Quién Soy’, a young readers non-fiction series featuring animals from Africa, Europe, America and Australia. Published by Kalandraka.

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