As the great chief matriarch lay dying, she gave one final decree: Upon her death there would be a contest. Having no heir of her own blood she called on the Gods. Let fate decide the one truly worthy to rule in her place. The rich, the strong, the wise, the powerful; many put forward their names in hope of being chosen. But when the night came . . . only fifty souls alone were summoned.Book o... read more
The Wolves of Currumpaw is a beautifully illustrated modern re-telling of Ernest Thompson Seton's epic wilderness drama Lobo, the King of Currumpaw, originally published in 1898. Set in the dying days of the old west, Seton's drama unfolds in the vast planes of New Mexico, at a time when man's relationship with nature was often marked by exploitations and misunderstanding. This is the first gr... read more
It’s time to learn about the sea’s most feared (and most misunderstood) residents: sharks!Owen Davey returns to nonfiction to explain the mysteries of those denizens of the deep. Some deadly, some not-so-deadly, and almost all just generally misunderstood. Exciting and detailed illustrations fill the page and educate young readers about these thrilling residents of the sea! Delivering informat... read more
A perfect baby shower gift for new dads in your life!Keith Negley's playful and emotional art tells this story of a new father who is no longer the cool guy he once was. He looks back wistfully on his crazy times playing in a band, riding a motorcycle, and getting tattoos. Those days may be behind him, but his young son still thinks he's the coolest guy in the world.
One of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of 2016, available in paperback for the first time! With stunning narrative skill, this compelling graphic novel intricately weaves together true-life narratives from 1912 and 1926 and a fictional story set in the present day. How To Survive in the North is an unforgettable journey of love and loss that shows the strength it takes to survive in even the ha... read more
Scared you! This little mouse thinks he's the bravest animal around, but it seems that he's not the only one. . . All the animals are keen to show off their bravery—from the crocodile with his mighty jaws, to the tiger with her scary claws! But who will be the bravest of them all?
The first in a pair of illustrated books covering the animals of the world, Wild Animals of the North features Dieter Braun’s beautiful drawings of northern animals accompanied by fun facts and clever descriptions that children will love!From the polar bears of the Arctic to the North American pumas and pandas in Asia, Wild Animals of the North takes children on an exciting journey of discover... read more
Archie, Cupcake, Oliver, Valentine… the cat who lives on Blossom Street is called something different by everyone, and loved by all. But there is one house on the street that he hasn't visited yet…In this sweet story, Katie Harnett explores how one well-loved cat can change a lonely woman's life and bring a small community together.
It's granny's birthday, but her little granddaughter wonders why, because of the lines on her face, she looks so worried! But they are simply wrinkles, and grandma is very fond of her lines because they are where she keeps her memories.In this imaginative and charming story, Simona Ciraolo turns the lines from old age into little wrinkles of wonder and memory as a little girl learns all about ... read more
It doesn't matter if your first sewing project isn't perfect. You made something with your very own hands. Yes, YOU. The world disappeared and for a few precious hours, the only thing that filled your heart, mind and soul was sewing. How did that make you feel? Happy? If sewing makes you happy, that means you can sew. End of. The Little Book of Sewing is a digestible combination of essays, ane... read more
The mysterious Mr Tiger and the inquisitive Betsy K. Glory set off on their second adventure, from bestselling author Sally Gardner, sumptuously illustrated by Nick Maland. Crumble cakes! A red rogue wind is blowing and a wicked pirate captain and his crew are marauding the seven seas near the island left off the map of the world. A rare egg has gone missing and a very unhappy sea dragon wants... read more
In this new edition of the 1960s classic, Helen Borten introduces children to art and the beauty of the world around them.Everywhere we see lines and shapes and colors that influence our daily lives. The important link between seeing and feeling is the basis of visual arts and an indispensable key to understanding and appreciation. With vivid poetic word imagery, exciting pictures and a master... read more
With vivid poetic word imagery, and pictures as loud as a lion or as quiet as a whisper, Helen Borten introduces children to listening to everything around them to show them just how beautiful our world sounds in this new edition of her 1960s classic.Helen Borten was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1930. She attended the Philadelphia Museum College of Art and produced the main body of h... read more
The newest in the Little Books for Little Hands series sees Katja Spitzer's quirky illustrations taking a joyful trip to the beach to teach young children the simple vocabulary of the popular vacation spot. Let's go to the beach!
Perfectly sized for its readers little hands, this miniature illustrated hardback introduces children to all the world's amazing shapes!
Climate change? Brexit? Screaming brain-biters? Don't lose the plot – this book can help! Irreverent, straightforward and useful, it shows even complete beginners how to grow enough of their own food to survive when Armageddon arrives and imports collapse – or even if they don't. A grow-your-own guide for the generation who'd rather eat compost than watch Gardeners' World, it tells you how to ... read more
Have you ever dreamed of quitting your job and starting a business of your own, cooking delicious food to make people smile? Anna Hedworth did. She opened Cook House: an award-winning restaurant housed in two shipping containers. Self-taught chef and proprietor Anna tells the story of how she plucked up the courage to leave her job and realise her dream – designing a restaurant and running it:... read more
An uncannily brilliant evocation of the falconer's art and a moving story of a man's discovery of how to be a father. 'I was moved to tears by Ben Crane's beautiful memoir, Blood Ties. Diagnosed with Asperger syndrome in his 40s, he recounts his struggles to reconnect with the son he thought he had lost' Good Housekeeping. 'A powerful story [...] of the ties that bind us, both to nature and ou... read more
An exquisite, full colour country almanac by artist Catherine Hyde, following the phases of the moon and a hare's journey throughout the twelve months of the year in a lyrical tribute to the natural world. Waking from the winter solstice a hare begins her journey. Through the landscape and its changing seasons, moving in harmony with the moon. Atmospheric and gorgeous paintings show the hare r... read more
Here are eight princesses for the Rebel Girls generation: bold, empowered, full of curiosity, adventure and determined to be true to themselves. Natasha Farrant's original stories are set in different times all around the world, blending modern and traditional storytelling with glowing full colour illustrations by debut artist Lydia Corry in a glorious gift book. 'Mirror, mirror on the wall...... read more
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Digital artist and illustrator. I illustrate children's picture books, children's book covers, and anthologies.
With 30 years experience designing covers for the UK's top publishing houses, I also art direct, illustrate and do hand lettering for covers