With a huge tooty fanfare we are thrilled to announce our collaboration with Discover Story Centre in Stratford on July 27th with a whole day of events with Adam Stower, Jonny Duddle and Simon Bertram awaits.Filed under: Adam Stower, Arena, Children's Books, Events, Jonny Duddle, Simon Bartram
Get ready for the next Jolley-Rogers family adventure by Jonny Duddle with The Pirate Piper (Published by Templar Publishing)…Filed under: Arena, Book Covers, Children's Books, Jonny Duddle
The Curse of the Mummys Gold is the second instalment in the raucous, rip-roaring laugh-a-minute fiction series by Adam Stower (published by David Fickling Books)Filed under: Adam Stower, Arena, Children's Books, New Work
If the bank holiday weekend seems like a distant memory and you fancy a pick-me-up, look no further! We have updated Frances Castles online portfolio to brighten your day.Filed under: Children's Books, Frances Castle, New Work
There’s a familiar theme to Graham Carters recent work and the theme is feathered. April saw the publication of Rebirding by Benedict MacDonald featuring a breathtaking illustration by Graham on the cover and October sees the publication of his first picture Book Otto Blotter Bird Spotter with Andersen PressFiled under: Arena, Book Covers, Children's Books, Graham Carter, New Work
Neal Layton’s A Planet Full of Plastic, an approachable honest look at recycling, it’s uses, environmental impact and it’s invention, this brilliant educational book will get young readers excited about how they can make a difference to keep Planet Earth happy.Filed under: Arena, Children's Books, Neal Layton
They are mean, they are green, they are tooled up and ready for fisty cuffs! Philip Reeves Goblins in all their gory glory are back with a brand new Jonny Duddle make over.Filed under: Book Covers, Children's Books, Concept Art and Character Design, Jonny Duddle
The squad is expanding and the cup is in sight as we celebrate the imminent publication of Football School Star Players written by Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton and illustrated by footie fanatic Spike GerrellFiled under: Arena, Children's Books, New Work, Spike Gerrell
There’s no ducking out, it’s time to be a hero, so dust off your cape and put your super pants on because Adventure Duck has landed and he’s up against his nemesis and evil super villain Power Pug in …(shouted in block buster movie voice over tones…)
ADVENTURE DUCK…Vs POWER PUG ….Written by legendary Steve Cole and illustrated by the bonkers brain that is Aleksei Bitskoff.
It’s that exciting time of year again, the moment we get to reveal our new showcase brochure featuring some of the amazing new work our illustrators have been busily beavering away on. This season we have focused on world- building and character creation, mirroring some of the recent successes some of our brands have had on the small screen.Filed under: Adam Stower, Aleksei Bitskoff, Alex T Smith, Anna Chernyshova, Arena, Children's Books, Chris Garbutt, Concept Art and Character Design, Emily Fox, Euan Cook, Graham Carter, Joe Lillington, Jonny Duddle, Kristyna Litten, Levi Pinfold, Neal Layton, Simon Bartram, Steve May, Thomas Flintham, Tomislav Tomic
Ridiculous injuries … strange illnesses … cancelled games … Everything’s going wrong for the Saints this season, and Stanley’s team-mates believe they finally know why. Their football kit is cursed! But the team’s attempts to break the curse take things from bad to worse. Soon, they’re ready to call it quits. Stanley’s still got some tricks up his sleeve … but will his curse-cracking ideas save the team in time for the last game of the season? A hilarious fun filled footy adventure.Filed under: Arena, Book Covers, Children's Books, Steve May
Presenting Fabio the World’s Greatest Flamingo Detective Mystery on the Ostrich Express written by Laura James and Illustrated by Emily Fox and published by Bloomsbury. As the Ostrich Express belts across the desert at break neck speed a precious ruby is stolen, are bandits to blame or is someone not quite what they seem?Filed under: Arena, Book Covers, Children's Books, Emily Fox
We are ever so super excited this year because one of the 2019 World Book Day Books features Alex T. Smith’s marvellous portly pooch, Claude in Claude Best in Show. Available at lots of high street retailers in exchange for 1 pound or completely free in exchange for a World Book Day Voucher.Filed under: Alex T Smith, Arena, Children's Books, Just Published, New Work, News
Little Badman is a cheeky fast-paced adventure story beautifully written by quick witted comedian Humza Asrsha and Channel 4 New Comedy Writer’s Award Winner Henry White. Little Badman is littered with Aleksei’s hilarious line drawings truly bringing the stories and characters to life. From strange wonky eyed aunties to fist bumping pussy cats this laugh out loud read will have children and adults alike weeping with uncontrollable laughter.Filed under: Aleksei Bitskoff, Arena, Book Covers, Children's Books, Just Published, News
Howdy! why don’t ya’ll mosey on down to Butts Canyon, There’s a new self appointed sheriff in town Laura Norder. Aint no crime, commotion or nit-witted nonsense gets past her. But who’s that on the horizon it’ s only lawless Duncan Disorderly and he’s got havoc in mind. Laura Norder Sheriff of Butts Canyon is written by Guy Bass and illustrated by Steve May.Filed under: Children's Books, Steve May
It’s time to take centre stage with Emily Brown and the Thing in Tall Stories Broadway adaptation of Cressida Cowell and Neal Layton’s much loved picture bookFiled under: Children's Books, Events, Neal Layton
Super Rabbit Boy is back in his sixth adventure in the Press Start Series published by Branches, illustrated early chapter books that grow young readers!
It’s always Game on with Super Rabbit Boy!
I’ll Love You… is a heart-warming picture book and the perfect bedtime story to read aloud to the ones you love. There are yaks in cadillacs, sheep setting sail, frogs on big-wheeled bikes, ants wearing tiny ant hats and much more…Filed under: Book Covers, Children's Books, Just Published, Kristyna Litten