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Bold Books for Curious Kids!

New Children’s Titles for 2018


BEAUTIFUL PICTURE FLATS A WEE BIRD WAS WATCHING Karine Polwart illustrated by Kate Leiper

A vividly illustrated telling of a folk tale that speaks to themes of displacement, migration and protection.

ISBN: 9781780275321 Price: £6.99 FMT: 225 x 260mm Paperback EXT: 32pp PUB: 04 October 2018 Rights: World All Languages

A HEBRIDEAN ALPHABET Debi Gliori

ISBN: 9781780275109 Price: £6.99 FMT: 225 x 260mm Paperback EXT: 32pp PUB: 05 April 2018 Rights: World All Languages


THE SCHOOL SHIP TOBERMORY The Race to Kangaroo Cliff illustrated by Iain

Macintosh

Ben and Fee MacTavish and the rest of the School Ship Tobermory crew head down under to take part in a tall ships race, but after a good start the Tobermory drops out to rescue a local boy, Will, stranded on the rocks. When the ship’s dog Henry disappears, Will helps Ben, Fee and their friends find him. But as the trail leads them deeper into the Outback, they begin to realize that a missing dog is the least of their problems.

ISBN: 9781780274539 Price: £6.99 FMT: 198 x 129mm B-Paperback EXT: 256pp PUB: 05 April 2018 Rights: UK & Commonwealth exc. NA ‘There must be something about taking to the high seas, and writing for children, that has brought Alexander McCall Smith back to his best’ – Press and Journal

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CELEBRATING TWENTY YEARS OF ADVENTURE

Once upon a time in Botswana there was a little girl called Precious, who grew up to become a famous detective. But even as a young girl she had an extraordinary ability to solve mysteries . . . Published to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the bestselling series the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency in 2018, this anthology includes all four books featuring the very first adventures of the young Precious Ramotswe.

Publication July 2018 ISBN: 9781780275499 | £12.99 B-format Hardback | Ext: 384pp | Illustrated throughout RIGHTS: World English Language exc. North America FOR SALES AND PUBLICITY ENQUIRIES PLEASE CONTACT SALES DIRECTOR Laura Poynton laura@birlinn.co.uk

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BC Books New Titles 2018  
BC Books New Titles 2018