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Sam Caldwell – A Parliament of Owls

From a mischief of mice and a shiver of sharks to a caravan of camels and a rhumba of rattlesnakes, animals from around the globe gather a group and sashay, swim, slither, or sail through this party of animal plurals.

This delightful and colourful romp through collective nouns for groups of animals illustrated by Sam Caldwell is available this July from Sleeping Bear Press.

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Francisco Fonseca – When Grandpa Was the Moon

When Grandpa leaves, where does he go?

Poetic, raw and heartfelt, ‘When Grandpa Was the Moon’ illustrated by Francisco Fonseca helps little ones understand that a loved one may be gone, but they’re still here in many ways.

Available this October from Ethicool Books.

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Carmen Saldana – The Boy Who Dreamed Dragons

Illustrated by Carmen Saldana, ‘The Boy Who Dreamed Dragons’ is a very special picture book celebrating the imagination, with an emotional and reassuring message.

Available this September from Puffin.

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Daniel Egneus – Be Wild, Little One

Prepare for a heart-lifting journey through the beauties of nature: from pine forests to awe-inspiring mountains, and from sparkling seas to starry skies, each page brought to life with stunning immersive illustrations by Daniel Egneus. Fly across oceans, run with wolves through the mountain snow, dance with fireflies, and prepare to BE WILD!

Published by Bloomsbury, ‘Be Wild, Little One’ is a gorgeous, uplifting picture book that celebrates the wildness in all of us, and the beauty of the world all around us.

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Daniel Egneus – The Friendship Bench

April sees the launch of ‘The Friendship Bench’, a wonderful new picture book rich in pathos & hope illustrated by Daniel Egneus for Oxford University Press.

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Sam Caldwell – The Book Family Robinson

A bookish family shipwrecked on a treasure island faces off against a fearsome pirate crew in this brilliantly entertaining new picture book illustrated by Sam Caldwell.

‘The Book Family Robinson’ hits shelves this month from Templar Publishing.

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Carmen Saldana – Peggy the Always Sorry Pigeon 

Peggy is an apologetic pigeon. She always assumes she’s in the wrong. Even when she’s the one getting bullied. But Cynthia, an older female seagull, gives her the necessary skills to stand up for herself.

This hilarious tale illustrated by Carmen Saldana contains an important message about the importance of being assertive. Available this July from OUP.

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Susan Batori – Platz da, ihr Hirsche!

So many funny characters & scenes to enjoy in ‘Platz da, ihr Hirsche!’, a new picture book about tolerance and sharing illustrated by Susan Batori for Penguin Junior Verlag.

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Freya Hartas – The Great Egg Hunt

Follow Bear as he sets off on an exciting Easter egg hunt adventure with his friends in the forest.

Beautifully illustrated by Freya Hartas & published by Magic Cat, ‘The Great Egg Hunt’ makes the perfect Easter gift!

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Susana Soto – Christmas campaign

Charming festive poster illustrated by Susana Soto for Valencia Libraries.​

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