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Risa Rodil – Ten Ways to Build a Brilliant Brain

Typographic book cover illustration & internal chapter artwork by Risa Rodil for ‘Ten Ways to Build a Brilliant Brain’.

From the benefits of the right food, sleep and exercise, to how be creative, curious and resilient, discover the incredible science and top advice to make your brain the best it can be. Packed with fascinating facts and brain boosting activities, this illustrated guide from Walker Books gives you the power to build your brilliant brain! Available from August.

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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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Anjan Sarkar – Agent Asha

Computer code just got dangerous in this action-packed new spy adventure series illustrated by Anjan Sarkar.

Asha Joshi has the perfect excuse not to finish her homework. She’s just been recruited to join the top-secret Children’s Spy Agency. Her first mission: SAVE THE WORLD. Can she do it?

‘Agent Asha: Mission Shark Bytes’ is available in July from Walker Books. The story is a great way to engage young readers in coding, critical-thinking and STEM. It is mapped onto key National Curriculum Computing KS1 and KS2 concepts including algorithms, conditionals and debugging.

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Freya Hartas – Zombierella

Spectacularly spooky new cover reveal!

‘Zombierella: Fairytales Gone Bad’ is the first in a deliciously new dark series of twisted classics illustrated by Freya Hartas.

Written by Joseph Coelho, this fabulous chapter book will be published by Walker Books in September.

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Levente Szabo: Release Cover Art (Patrick Ness) – Walker Books

Levente Szabo’s awesome cover art for Patrick Ness’ ‘Release’…out now!

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Andy Potts: Walker Books – The Dark Days Club – Book Trailer

Walker Books called upon Andy Potts’ animation skills to create this atmospheric book trailer for the launch of young adult title, ‘The Dark Days Club’.

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Roy Knipe: Blade and Bone

Vive la France! Roy Knipe’s handsome cover art for Catherine Johnson’s ‘Blade and Bone’ published by Walker Books.

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Levente Szabo: Maladapted – YA Cover – Walker Books

Levente Szabo has illustrated this strikingly graphic cover for ‘Maladapted’, published by Walker Books. From BAFTA-nominated screenwriter Richard Kurti comes an exciting, fast-paced thriller that shows the power science has to change not just our lives, but our very selves.

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DROP cover artwork & book trailer

Levente Szabo has illustrated the cover of ‘DROP’ a compelling account of teenage drug use by Katie Everson, published by Walker Books.

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In addition, Philip Nicholson was commissioned to create this short atmospheric book trailer:

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