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JANUARY– JUNE 2014

Front cover artwork is taken from When Mr Dog Bites by Brian Conaghan Back cover artwork is taken from Amelie and Nanette: Sparkly Shoes and Picnic Parties by Sophie Tilley


Dear readers Welcome to Bloomsbury’s new titles for January – June 2014. This season, our fiction list has a distinctly adrenaline-fuelled, action-packed adventure theme – with Peter Jay Black’s Urban Outlaws, Steve Feasey’s Mutant City and Rohan Gavin’s decidedly different detective duo Knightley & Son. This new talent joins forces with established stars Mark Walden and Jon Mayhew in one thrilling mission: to get boys reading, and then make them come back for more. Their weapon is the irresistible power of

brilliant storytelling. It’s going to be quite some adventure. For younger readers, Bloomsbury’s picture book list grows more

glorious, colourful and successful with each season. For a true taste of spring, look out for Suzanne Barton’s stunning debut The Dawn Chorus and Sophie Tilley’s blossom-filled Amelie and Nanette. For more mischievous fun, you’ll find Don’t Call Me Sweet, Sir Dancealot and Dino-Mummy. There’s heaps of new writing and illustration talent waiting to become unmissable

bedtime reading for families of all shapes and sizes (including bunnies – see Emily MacKenzie’s Wanted: Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar! ). Our picture book list has also made the move to high-quality ebook – with most titles also available in digital formats with fabulous audio from readers like Lenny Henry, Emilia Fox and Katy Ashworth.

Happy reading!

Rebecca McNally Publishing Director and International Editor-in-Chief


Awards 2013 The Bonehill Curse by Jon Mayhew SHORTLISTED: The Cheshire Schools Book Award

Burn Mark by Laura Powell SHORTLISTED: Leeds Book Award SHORTLISTED: Book Award St Helens 2013

Drive By by Jim Carrington WINNER: Hull Children’s Book Award

Earthfall by Mark Walden SHORTLISTED: Leeds Book Award

Eleven Eleven by Paul Dowswell WINNER: Young Quills 2012/13 (Secondary)

Fire Spell by Laura Amy Schlitz RECIPIENT: 2013 Newbery Honor

Fizzlebert Stump: The Boy Who Ran Away from the Circus (and joined the library) by A.F. Harrold SHORTLISTED: Stockton Children’s Book of the Year

In Darkness by Nick Lake WINNER: Michael L. Printz Award WINNER: Hull Children’s Book Award SHORTLISTED: CILIP Carnegie Medal 2013

Lulu’s Lunch by Camilla Reid & Ailie Busby WINNER: Sheffield Children’s Book Award

Mister Creecher by Chris Priestley HIGHLY COMMENDED (YOUNG ADULT): Sheffield Children’s Book Award WINNER: Coventry Inspiration Awards, ‘Read It Or Else’ category

Operation Eiffel Tower by Elen Caldecott SHORTLISTED: Red House Children’s Book Prize

This is Not Forgiveness by Celia Rees WINNER: Coventry Inspiration Awards, ‘Read It Or Else’ category

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas SHORTLISTED: Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan WINNER: Coventry Inspiration Awards, ‘Read It Or Else’ category WINNER: Coventry Inspiration Awards, ‘Simply The Book’ category WINNER: Eilís Dillon Award for a first children’s book, CBI Book of the Year Awards WINNER: UKLA Book Award 2013 (7 – 11 category) WINNER: WeRead Prize 2013 SHORTLISTED: CILIP Carnegie Medal 2013 SHORTLISTED: CLPE Poetry Award


January — June 2014

4 Illustrated Publishing: 0 – 5 Years 20 Bloomsbury Activity Books 23 Fiction: 5 – 7 Years 25 Non-Fiction: 5 – 7 Years

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Fiction: 7 –  9 Years

33 Fiction: 9 – 11 Years 42 Teen

57

Also Available (Bloomsbury USA Titles)

59 Arabic Language Children’s Books

60

Contact List & International Sales

62 Index 64 Social Media Contacts

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B format paperback (dimensions 198 mm x 129 mm) Trade paperback (dimensions 234 mm x 153 mm) export information


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ILLUSTRATED PUBLISHING: 0 – 5 YEARS


Yikes, Stinkysaurus! Pamela Butchart Illustrated by Sam

Lloyd

Yikes! Meet Stinkysaurus in this pong-fest of a picture book. Illustrated by the bestselling Sam Lloyd Stinkysaurus is the smelliest dinosaur in the whole wide world, and don’t the other dinosaurs know it! The dinos rushed for cover, When Stinkysaurus was about! He smelled so bad that just one whiff, Could knock a T-Rex out! He never ever brushed his teeth, So his breath was super-grotty. And, poo! You won’t believe the smells, That parped out from his botty! Yikes, Stinkysaurus!

PRICE: £10.99 / £6.99 FORMAT: HARDBACK / PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408837061 / 9781408837078 EBOOK: 9781408839676 PUB DATE:  09 JANUARY 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

Finally, however, the other dinosaurs decide that the time has come for Stinkysaurus to take a bath. But will Stinkysaurus agree? Pamela Butchart is an exciting young picture book author. Yikes, Stinkysaurus! is the first title in a brand new commercial picture book series for Bloomsbury. Pamela is a teacher of philosophy and lives in Dundee, Scotland. Sam Lloyd is the bestselling illustrator of Calm Down, Boris (Templar) as well as the Mr Pusskins series. Yikes, Stinkysaurus! is her second picture book for Bloomsbury. Sam lives in Brighton.

ILLUSTRATED PUBLISHING: 0 – 5 YEARS

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I Love You Night and Day Smriti Prasadam-Halls Illustrated by Alison PRICE: £10.99 / £6.99 FORMAT: HARDBACK / PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408839720 / 9781408839737 EBOOK: 9781408839713 PUB DATE:  09 JANUARY 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

Brown

A celebration of love – the perfect gifting book! Fans of Guess How Much I Love You? will be enchanted I love you wild, I love you loud. I shout it out and I feel proud. I love you night, I love you day. In every moment come what may. The pages in this fabulously warm and reassuring picture book are bursting with exuberance, warmth and humour. A celebration of love – it’s the perfect present to give to the one you love, and offers a heartfelt and affirming message of unconditional love that is pitched just right for little ones. This is a picture book that will be read again and again, and treasured for years to come. Smriti Prasadam-Halls is a former children’s books editor who has written several picture books and novelty books including Elephant Pants (Orchard). She lives in London with her husband and three sons. I Love You Night and Day is her first picture book for Bloomsbury. Alison Brown studied Fine Art at Liverpool and then became a graphic designer. She has been illustrating for the past three years. Alison was brought up in Bangor, Northern Ireland but she now lives in Leeds.

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Dino-Mummy Mark Sperring Illustrated by Sam

Lloyd

The perfect book for all dino-mums this Mother’s Day! It’s not easy being a Dino-Mummy – especially when you have two roaring little dinos to take care of. But somehow Dino-Mummy makes everything look so easy . . . Do you know a secret? I’m sure you dino-do! It’s something rather special about a certain ‘you know who’! From the moment that you wake up, she’s a sing-song superstar, Singing out “Good morning!” with a dino “Tra la la!”

PRICE: £10.99 / £6.99 FORMAT: HARDBACK / PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408845837 / 9781408845844 EBOOK: 9781408845851 PUB DATE:  13 FEBRUARY 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

Dino-Mummy is AMAZING, and whether it’s morning, noon or night, she’s always on hand. After all, life in the dino family is just as fun (and chaotic) as ever. Mark Sperring studied at Bath Academy of Art and Camberwell College of Art before working as a printer and a bookseller, and later becoming a children’s book author. Mark is the author of The Shape of My Heart (Bloomsbury), Captain Buckleboots on the Naughty Step (Puffin) and The Sunflower Sword (Andersen). He lives in Bristol. Sam Lloyd is the bestselling illustrator of books such as Calm Down, Boris and You’re Not So Scary, Sid (Templar) as well as the Mr Pusskins series and the Whoops-a-Daisy World series (Orchard). She lives in Brighton.

ILLUSTRATED PUBLISHING: 0 – 5 YEARS

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Marmaduke the Very Different Dragon Rachel Valentine PRICE: £10.99 / £6.99 FORMAT: HARDBACK / PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408836774 / 9781408836781 EBOOK: 9781408838969 PUB DATE:  13 MARCH 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

Illustrated by Ed

Eaves

A dragon, a princess, a rescue mission and even a bit of breakdancing . . . Being different can be so much fun! Marmaduke is different. His ears are big and he never flies because his wings look so . . . unusual. Nobody wants him, and he feels so . . . alone. But, when Marmaduke makes a daring rescue mission, he meets a very special princess who turns his world upside-down. And, as for those wings . . . well, just you wait and see! A brilliantly heartwarming picture book, celebrating friendship and being different. With beautiful, gold holo foil on the cover and two inside pages, and bold, colourful artwork throughout, Marmaduke the Very Different Dragon will dazzle children and parents alike! Rachel Valentine was born in Kent and grew up in both the UK and Germany. She studied psychology, then physiotherapy, before becoming a physiotherapist until her husband’s work took them to Singapore in 2006. Marmaduke is Rachel’s very first picture book. Ed Eaves is the award-winning illustrator of Welcome to Alien School and How to Grow a Dinosaur (Simon & Schuster). Ed lives in a village on the Kent coast with his wife Rebecca, Finn, their son and two dogs.

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Amelie and Nanette: Sparkly Shoes and Picnic Parties Sophie Tilley A charming new series about fun, friendship and freedom by Sophie Tilley, the bestselling author/illustrator of the Princess Evie’s Ponies series

PRICE: £6.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408836637 EBOOK: 9781408838617 PUB DATE:  13 MARCH 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

Amelie and Nanette are best friends, and have been FOREVER. Because there is nothing nicer than having a best friend to share your secrets and adventures with. Everyone will be charmed by the wonderfully nostalgic, delightfully innocent and enchantingly carefree world of Amelie and Nanette. Their lives are rich with adventure, sometimes good, sometimes bad (and sometimes a little sad) but always mixed with laughter. From riverside picnics and seaside capers to cake-baking marathons and dressing-up, there’s an adventure around every corner. And, even when things go wrong, there’s nothing so awful that their friendship (and a big hug) can’t make better. Sophie Tilley is a talented illustrator and designer. She began her career as a writer for IPC magazines. Now, as well as being a successful author and illustrator, she designs and develops a range of children’s soft toys, character dolls and decorative stationery items. Amelie and Nanette is illustrated in a charming, new style that demonstrates Sophie’s versatility as an illustrator. Sophie lives in North Wales.

ILLUSTRATED PUBLISHING: 0 – 5 YEARS

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Sir Dancealot Timothy Knapman Illustrated by Keith PRICE: £10.99 / £6.99 FORMAT: HARDBACK / PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408846988 / 9781408846995 EBOOK: 9781408846971 PUB DATE:  08 MAY 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

Robinson

Sir Dancealot is the greatest dancer in the land, until an ice skating dragon comes to town . . . and challenges him to a dance off – ON ICE! In days of old, tales were told of fine and fearless knights Who faced all kinds of monsters, and fought in thrilling fights. Sir Dancealot is the bravest knight around, but he has a rather unique way of beating his foe – with a dance-off! Because all across the land Sir Dancealot is known for his move-busting, body-popping, hip-hopping duelling. But he also has a weakness, and he is about to meet his match . . . in the form of a disco-dancing, pirouetting, ICE-SKATING dragon! A hilarious story of dancing, friendship and a duel with a difference! Timothy Knapman has written plays, opera libretti, song lyrics and children’s books. Timothy’s books, including the successful Mungo series (Puffin), have been translated into 12 languages. Keith Robinson joined the BBC as part of the team who created the Corporation’s very first website. He later founded an award-winning media production. In 2001, Keith decided to move into freelance illustration. Keith lives near Lyme Regis.

10 ILLUSTRATED PUBLISHING: 0 – 5 YEARS


Wanted: Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar! Emily MacKenzie Meet Ralfy, a very unusual rabbit with a passion for . . . books! Some rabbits dream about lettuces and carrots, others dream of flowering meadows and juicy dandelions, but Ralfy dreams only of books. He doesn’t just dream about them, he wants to read them ALL THE TIME. Soon his obsession sends him spiralling into a life of crime!

PRICE: £10.99 / £6.99 FORMAT: HARDBACK / PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408843123 / 9781408843130 EBOOK: 9781408843116 PUB DATE:  05 JUNE 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

A wonderfully funny story from a talented new author/illustrator. Emily Mackenzie is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer based in Edinburgh. After graduating from Edinburgh College of Art in 2004 with a BA Hons in Visual Communication (Graphic Design), Emily spent seven years designing book covers for an Edinburgh-based publisher. In 2011, she left to pursue freelance projects both in design and illustration and also to form a collaborative partnership called Ink Circus with a fellow designer. Working mainly with ink, digital collage and screen printing, Emily’s illustrative work draws from childhood memories, an inquisitive nature and vivid imagination. As well as drawing, Emily loves knitting and generally gets very excited about anything bright and colourful! This is Emily’s first picture book.

ILLUSTRATED PUBLISHING: 0 – 5 YEARS 11


Lulu Loves . . . Camilla Reid Illustrated by Ailie

Busby

The Lulu Loves . . . interactive lift-the-flap board books series is a great addition to the ever-popular Lulu brand With a flap to lift on every spread, these perfectly-sized board books with rounded corners are just-right for little hands. Collect all four in the Lulu Loves . . . series – including Colours, Noises, Numbers and Shapes.

PRICE: £4.99 FORMAT:  BOARD BOOK PUB DATE:  12 JUNE 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

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Camilla Reid has worked in the publishing industry for over 17 years. Having two children of her own, she is well-tuned into what works for little ones. She is also the author of The Littlest Dinosaur and The Naughty Rock. Ailie Busby has been illustrating books for over 15 years. Ailie’s books include The Toothfairy Loses a Tooth! and The Quiet Woman and the Noisy Dog. Ailie lives in Newcastle.

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Dragon Loves Penguin Debi Gliori One dragon looking for an egg + one lonely egg in need of a mummy = one delightful relationship between the most unlikely of creatures It’s bedtime in the land of ice and snow. ‘Night, night,’ says Bib’s mummy. ‘Sleep tight,’ says Bib’s daddy. But Bib has a better plan. ‘Please,’ says Bib, ‘can I have a story? The one about dragons.’ And so begins the heartwarming tale of a dragon in need of an egg and an abandoned egg in need of a mummy. It seems like the perfect fit, but what happens when that egg hatches and the little baby doesn’t look like all the other dragons (in fact, he looks remarkably like a penguin)? Of course, his mummy loves him no matter what. But the other babies aren’t so sure. Little do they know that being different can be good and soon their little feathered friend is saving the day.

PRICE: £6.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408839508 EBOOK: 9781408839485 PUB DATE:  26 JUNE 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

Debi Gliori is the creator of many wonderful books for children, including the Mr Bear series (with Orchard Books), our own bestseller No Matter What, The Trouble With Dragons (nominated for the 2010 Kate Greenaway Medal) and Stormy Weather. Debi lives in Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland. She has twice been writer in residence in the Shetland Isles.

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ILLUSTRATED PUBLISHING: 0 – 5 YEARS 13


The Story Machine Tom McLaughlin A picture is worth a thousand words, or so the saying goes, and this is certainly the case for one little boy called Elliott

PRICE: £10.99 FORMAT: HARDBACK ISBN: 9781408839331 PUB DATE:  02 JANUARY 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

Elliott is a boy who likes to find things and, one day, he stumbles across a machine. At first, he can’t work out what the machine is for – it doesn’t beep or buzz like all his other machines and it doesn’t have an ON/OFF button. Then, quite by accident, Elliott makes the machine work. The machine makes letters! Elliott thinks it must be a story machine but, sadly, Elliott isn’t very good at letters and words. How can he make magical stories without them? But – wait – some of the letters look like pictures. Elliott is good at pictures and, as he discovers, pictures make stories. An inspiring, uplifting picture book about the power of creativity, and the simple joys of a typewriter in a world of hi-tech machines. Tom McLaughlin is an author and illustrator. He works primarily in publishing and animation design. He has worked with Honeycomb Animation, Red Kite Animation, Adastra, Nick Toons, HiT Entertainment and Cartoon Network. He lives in Devon with his wife and two children and can often be found drinking tea.

Penguin in Love Salina Yoon It’s time for Penguin’s biggest adventure yet – falling in love! One day, Penguin was looking for love. Instead, he found . . . a mitten.

PRICE: £6.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408851203 PUB DATE:  02 JANUARY 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

When Penguin finds a single mitten in the snow, he decides to search for it’s owner. Unbeknown to him, on the other side of the iceberg, Bootsy the penguin is busily knitting away and dreaming of finding her soulmate. When both Penguin and Bootsy’s wool goes missing, they join forces to solve the mystery, and as the story unravels they realise that perhaps they have become more than just friends . . . A heartwarming story of life’s biggest adventure – love. Salina Yoon was born in Korea and moved with her parents to the United States when she was four. Salina has written and illustrated many books for children, and lives in San Diego, California, with her husband and children.

14 ILLUSTRATED PUBLISHING: 0 – 5 YEARS


Rover

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Michael Rosen Illustrated by Neal

Layton

A tender, funny, topsy-turvy book about the adventures of a small dog and his pet human from master storyteller, Michael Rosen and bestselling Neal Layton Meet Rover – no, not ME! – that’s her, over there. The one with the red hair. She’s my pet human. I love spending time with Rover – especially today because we’ve come to play at the giant sandpit. The trouble is, Rover seems to have wandered off and I’m not sure where she has gone. Perhaps you can help me find her? ‘Layton’s wildly exuberant illustrations provide the perfect accompaniment to the four legged narrator’s refreshing brand of humour’ Guardian

PRICE: £6.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408845806 EBOOK: 9781408839119 PUB DATE:  09 JANUARY 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

Michael Rosen is a hugely bestselling author of picture books and poetry. Michael frequently appears on radio and gives talks and lectures on children’s literature. Michael was the Children’s Laureate for 2007–2009 and the winner of the Eleanor Farjeon Award. He lives in London. Neal Layton is the bestselling illustrator of many picture books, including the Emily Brown series (Orchard) written by Cressida Cowell and the Oscar and Arabella series (Hodder).

Howler

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Michael Rosen Illustrated by Neal

Layton

Brilliantly funny story told from a dog’s eye view, written by Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen and illustrated by bestselling Neal Layton Humans can be so confusing, especially when you’re a dog. I live with a family of humans, you see. A big man-human, a big lady-human and a little girl-human. Well, one day the lady-human’s tummy started getting bigger and bigger. Then – and you won’t believe this – suddenly her tummy got smaller, but there was another human living with us! And the big humans won’t let me anywhere near it! Honestly, I don’t know what all the fuss is about . . . ‘Fresh and entertaining, and ultimately enlightening’ Scottish Sunday Herald

PRICE: £6.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408846179 EBOOK: 9781408838891 PUB DATE:  08 MAY 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

ILLUSTRATED PUBLISHING: 0 – 5 YEARS 15


Chu’s Day Neil Gaiman Illustrated by Adam

Rex

When Chu sneezes, bad things happen . . . A gorgeous, funny, friendly picture book from the brand-new combo of dazzlingly award-laden Neil Gaiman and fabulously talented illustrator Adam Rex

PRICE: £6.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408828014 PUB DATE:  13 FEBRUARY 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: WRITER’S HOUSE LLC TERRITORY: COMMEXCAN/UK/OM

Meet Chu. Chu is a small panda with a very big sneeze. When Chu sneezes, you REALLY don’t want to get in the way. But a whole day of adventure will test Chu’s sneeze-resisting powers to the limit – there’s the library (dusty books!), the diner (pepper!), and then the circus (all those animals!). How big can a sneeze really be? Just wait and see . . . Neil Gaiman has written highly acclaimed books for both children and adults and is the first author to have won both the Carnegie and Newbery Medals for the same work – The Graveyard Book. Many of his books, including Coraline and Stardust, have been made into films. He has also written two amazing episodes of Doctor Who and appeared in The Simpsons as himself. In 2013 he published his first adult novel for seven years, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, which received stellar reviews and was a bestseller around the world. Adam Rex’s first picture book, The Dirty Cowboy by Amy Timberlake, was published in 2003. His picture book Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich, a collection of stories about monsters and their problems, was a New York Times bestseller.

There’s a Dinosaur in My Bathtub Catalina Echeverri A fantastically quirky story from an exciting new picture book talent Amelia has a dinosaur in her bathtub; a rather LARGE dinosaur. His name is Pierre, and he’s from France. Amelia and Pierre have lots of fun adventures together, like travelling to the moon, eating giant ice creams and dancing upside down. PRICE: £10.99 / £6.99 FORMAT: HARDBACK / PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408839386 / 9781408839393 EBOOK: 9781408839379 PUB DATE:  13 FEBRUARY 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

Magically imaginative and brilliantly different, There’s a Dinosaur in My Bathtub will captivate all children . . . And their parents too! Catalina Echeverri was born in Columbia. She studied graphic design in Milano, Italy and Children’s Book illustration in Cambridge, England before settling in London. There’s a Dinosaur in My Bathtub is Catalina’s first picture book for Bloomsbury.

16 ILLUSTRATED PUBLISHING: 0 – 5 YEARS


Princesses Are Not Just Pretty Kate Lum Illustrated by Sue

Hellard

Three princesses, one beauty contest and a whole lot of trouble! There were once three princesses: Princess Allie, Princess Mellie and Princess Libby. Being a princess is wonderful – not only do you wear gloriously extravagant gowns every day, but you also have beautifully elegant hair AND you are particularly pretty, too. But today the princesses are arguing over who is the prettiest of all, with each princess claiming that it’s her. How can they settle the argument? With a beauty contest, of course!

PRICE: £6.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408824252 PUB DATE:  27 MARCH 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

Kate Lum is the author of a number of books, including the Princess series and What! She lives in Canada. Sue Hellard has illustrated for many high-profile customers, including Harrods, Tatler, Egmont, HarperCollins and Macmillan Children’s Books. She lives in London.

The Dawn Chorus Suzanne Barton A beautifully-illustrated tale of a tiny nightingale desperate to belong Peep awakes one morning to the sound of a beautiful song – but where is it coming from? It’s the Dawn Chorus! And Peep is desperate to sing with them. But no matter how hard he tries, he just can’t make it happen. Little does Peep know, he’s about to meet someone very special who will show him just how enchanting nightingales like him can be . . . A heartfelt story, exceptionally illustrated by exciting new author/illustrator Suzanne Barton. Suzanne Barton originally studied Psychology at University, but with a passion for illustration she later undertook a BA in Illustration and an MA in Children’s Book Illustration. Suzanne had long-wanted to write and illustrate her own book for children – and when her work was spotted at a book fair, her dream became reality.

PRICE: £10.99 FORMAT: HARDBACK ISBN: 9781408839218 PUB DATE:  03 APRIL 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

Suzanne’s influences include Japanese prints and illustrators she remembers from her childhood. Her artwork is a beautiful combination of collage, drawing and painting, and with a love of patterns and prints, Suzanne can often be found searching through vintage paper shops for inspiration. The Dawn Chorus is Suzanne’s very first book.

ILLUSTRATED PUBLISHING: 0 – 5 YEARS 17


Don’t Call Me Sweet Smriti Prasadam-Halls Illustrated by Angela

Rozelaar

When you’re a monster, all you want to be is SCARY!

PRICE: £10.99 / £6.99 FORMAT: HARDBACK / PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408838815 / 9781408838822 EBOOK: 9781408846186 PUB DATE:  03 APRIL 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

I’m a giant monster, with sharp, sharp claws. I’ve got big, spiky teeth and loud, loud roars. Which is why I say, to everyone I meet . . . CALL ME SCARY . . . DON’T CALL ME SWEET! Everyone thinks that little monsters are cute and cuddly, but this monster’s grumpy and grouchy. Honest! He does REAL monster stuff, like stomping around and eating squishy, squelchy food like bug-eye stew. He’s brave, too – he’s not scared of ANYTHING. Not even big, hairy ogres . . . . . . Wait, is that a big, hairy ogre? HELP! Smriti Prasadam-Halls is a former children’s books editor who has written several picture books and novelty books including Elephant Pants (Orchard). Angela Rozelaar grew up in Kent, and has lived in London, Brighton, Devon, Sweden and France. Angela now lives in Normandy, where she shares an old farmhouse with her family.

Little Lou and the Woolly Mammoth Paula Bowles Could a little girl and a GIANT woolly mammoth ever be friends? When Little Lou finds a wriggly, squiggly piece of wool amongst a pile of toys, she curiously gives it a tug. But – what’s this? The wool tugs back – there’s something at the other end! As Little Lou follows the wool, she realises that it’s attached to . . . a giant woolly mammoth! Quick, RUN! PRICE: £10.99 / £6.99 FORMAT: HARDBACK / PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408839652 / 9781408839669 EBOOK: 9781408839645 PUB DATE:  08 MAY 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

But when the woolly mammoth gets snagged, he starts to get smaller . . . and smaller . . . and smaller. And soon he is so small that he really doesn’t seem so scary any more. In fact, he’s just the right size for a cuddle! An endearing tale of fear, friendship and not judging a book by its cover. Paula graduated from Falmouth College of Arts in 2005, and has worked with a number of publishers including Random House Children’s Books and Templar. Her first book, Scary Mary (Tiger Tales), was published in 2012, and her second book What Goes Up (Tiger Tales) will be published later this year. Little Lou and the Woolly Mammoth is Paula’s first book with Bloomsbury.

18 ILLUSTRATED PUBLISHING: 0 – 5 YEARS


Marvin Wanted MORE!

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Joseph Theobald Marvin wants to be bigger than all the other sheep, so he eats and eats and EATS. But no matter how much he eats, Marvin wants MORE! Marvin is a jealous sort of sheep. As he watches his friends one day, he decides that he wants to be the biggest and the best sheep around. And do you know how Marvin get bigger and better? He EATS. But Marvin doesn’t just eat a little, he eats A LOT. Because the bigger he gets, the better he feels and soon enough Marvin has eaten the flowers, grass, bushes and trees – Marvin even eats the whole WORLD! And, suddenly, Marvin realises he’s all alone. He’s eaten EVERYTHING and, instead of making him feel better, it’s only made him feel worse. So Marvin decides to bring everything back, in a rather surprising manner . . .

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Joseph Theobald studied Illustration at Falmouth College of Arts and Marvin Wanted More! (his first book) was winner of the Macmillan Prize for Children’s Book Illustration. He mostly lives in France, but also spends a lot of time in the UK, doing school visits and workshops. Joseph speaks English, French and Spanish, and likes fixing wooden boats and old stone houses. ISBN: 9781408850022

Florentine and Pig and the Spooky Forest Eva Katzler Illustrated by Jess

Mikhail

Discover the utterly delicious and very pretty world of Florentine and Pig: funpacked stories with extra-special crafty stuff and tasty recipes. There’s a monster on the loose, and Florentine and Pig are determined to catch it! And what will they need for their monster-catching expedition? Binoculars? Check! Torch? Check! Super-scrummy supper? CHECK! (Well, monster-catching IS rather hard work.)

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But is there REALLY a monster out there, or are Florentine and Pig’s imaginations playing tricks on them? Either way, a lot of fun is guaranteed! Eva Katzler devised the delightful partnership of Florentine and Pig as a way of encouraging children (and adults!) to rediscover the joys of making things together. Jess Mikhail likes to use mixed media by scanning fabrics, scribbling, blobbing, mono-printing and photographing. The aim of her work is to make people smile.

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Magical activity books, bursting with colourful stickers and beautiful scenes from the stories!

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Draw It! London

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Sally Kindberg Packed full of weird and wacky facts about London with space to doodle, draw and scribble, this is a guide book with a difference!

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Activity & Sticker Books Bright and stylishly illustrated sticker books, providing hours of fun for children of 3+. Filled with a dazzling variety of exciting, easy-to-follow activities and packed with irresistible stickers.

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Colouring Books The ultimate colouring books! Packed full of colouring and sticker fun.

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Princess Ponies Chloe Ryder Rainbow Magic meets My Little Pony. Be transported to the enchanted island of Chevalia for princesses, ponies and magical adventure in an irresistible new mega-series for young readers. Each book highlights an aspect of friendship, from loyalty to teamwork, and features fantastic pony care tips! Chevalia is an enchanted island where ponies and horses rule, its magic powered by eight golden horseshoes hanging in the royal castle. But the horseshoes have been stolen and must be found before Midsummer Day or the island will lose its magic . . .

Best Friends For Ever! In Best Friends For Ever! it’s Midsummer Day and Pippa and Princess Stardust are going on a very important journey to find the final golden horseshoe. It will take them to a dangerous part of the island, and they must be braver than ever before. The future of Chevalia is at stake. Chloe Ryder lives on a farm for thoroughbred and rescue horses. When she’s not caring for the horses, she rides them across the hills surrounding her house. Chloe is one of very few to know the true location of magical island Chevalia. She is also the alter ego of Julie Sykes, award-winning author of over 60 books for children.

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Bloomsbury Discovery My Body An amazing discovery book packed full of flaps, exploring some of the most fascinating facts about the human body!

Space ISBN: 9781408194638

Discover all about the stars above us, the planets in our solar system and the spacecraft we build to visit them with this discovery book packed full of flaps! Bloomsbury Discovery books are part of an amazing new Bloomsbury novelty series covering a range of exciting geography, science and history topics, from space and the solar system to dinosaurs and rainforests and much more.

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Animal Atlas Anna Claybourne Find out all about animals and where they live, with Bloomsbury’s fantastic Animal Atlas Animals are amazing, and are different all over the world. Find out about all the habitats they live in, from polar bears in the freezing Arctic to orangutans in the steamy rainforest. Packed with delightful illustrations, brilliant facts and informative maps. Learn, explore and be amazed by animals living all over the world. PRICE: £10.99 FORMAT: HARDBACK ISBN: 9781408842188 EBOOK: 9781408842195 PUB DATE:  13 FEBRUARY 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

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Anna Claybourne is the author of numerous books on the natural world for young readers, including 100 Most Dangerous Things on the Planet, which was shortlisted for Blue Peter Best Book With Facts 2009, Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of Planet Earth, the Survival Skills Handbook and many more.


First Animal Encyclopedia Seas and Oceans Anna Claybourne An amazing introduction to sea and ocean life accompanied by brilliant full-colour photos of sea life in action Learn, explore and be amazed by creatures big and small in this amazing introduction to sea and ocean life. From giant whales to slithering sea snakes, discover how creatures that spend their lives submerged in the vast seas and oceans hunt for food, bring up young or survive in temperatures of nearly 350 degrees centigrade, and much, much more! Packed with breathtaking photography and fun facts, First Animal Encyclopedia: Seas and Oceans is a perfect first introduction to sea and ocean life around the world.

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Anna Claybourne is the author of numerous books on the natural world for young readers, including 100 Most Dangerous Things on the Planet, which was shortlisted for Blue Peter Best Book With Facts 2009, Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of Planet Earth, the Survival Skills Handbook and many more.

The Book of Side-Splittingly Silly Stuff Andy Seed Illustrated by Scott

Garrett

This hilarious book is packed full of silly facts, poems and things to do, which will keep you and your children laughing for hours! Find out that someone named their child Lorna Mower, discover some of the silliest things animals have done, laugh at silly mistakes footballers have made and much more! This laugh-out-loud book is bursting with funny facts, cartoons, games and things to do for hours of entertainment!

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Andy Seed is an author and poet and lives in North Yorkshire. He writes memoirs, funny poems and humorous non-fiction books, as well as all sorts of things for teachers. Andy’s most popular book for adults is All Teachers Great and Small and his most popular book for children is the poetry collection Razzle Dazzle.

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Fortunately, the Milk . . . Neil Gaiman Illustrated by Chris

Riddell

From multi-award-winning Neil Gaiman comes a spectacularly silly, mind-bendingly clever, brilliantly bonkers adventure – with lip-smackingly gorgeous illustrations by Chris Riddell You know what it’s like when your mum goes away on a business trip and Dad’s in charge. She leaves a really, really long list of what he’s got to do. And the most important thing is DON’T FORGET TO GET THE MILK. Unfortunately, Dad forgets. So the next morning, before breakfast, he has to go to the corner shop, and this is the story of why it takes him a very, very long time to get back.

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Featuring: Professor Steg (a time-travelling dinosaur), some green globby things, the Queen of the Pirates, the famed jewel that is the Eye of Splod, some wumpires, and a perfectly normal but very important carton of milk. Neil Gaiman has written highly acclaimed books for both children and adults and is the first author to have won both the Carnegie and Newbery Medals for the same work – The Graveyard Book. The L.A. Times has described his multi-million-selling graphic novel series Sandman as ‘the greatest epic in the history of comic books’. Many of his books, including Coraline and Stardust, have been made into films, Neverwhere has been adapted for TV and radio and American Gods is in development as a major HBO series. He has also written two amazing episodes of Doctor Who and appeared in The Simpsons as himself. In 2013 he published his first adult novel for seven years, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, which received stellar reviews and was a bestseller around the world. Chris Riddell is a much loved illustrator and acclaimed political cartoonist. He has won the Nestlé Gold Award and two Kate Greenaway Medals. He is co-creator of the hugely successful New York Times bestseller The Edge Chronicles.

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Araminta Spook Angie Sage Jam-packed with Spooky adventure and witty fun, this fabulous series by the No.1 bestselling author of Septimus Heap is available for the first time in paperback with a fabulous new design, followed in June by a brand new story. Perfect for young fans of The Worst Witch and The Spiderwick Chronicles

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Gargoyle Hall A brand new story in this very funny younger series – featuring Araminta in a superbly-Spooky boarding school adventure When Araminta throws cold water over her best friend’s mum to disperse a crowd of panicked bats, it’s decided that Araminta has been ‘helpful’ one too many times, and she is packed off to boarding school. On arrival, Araminta is surprised to discover that Gargoyle Hall makes her home, Spook House, seem positively cosy. Strange moans and clanks echo down the corridors and the two head girls are equally creepy. Most of the other pupils have been scared away, but Araminta senses that something – or someone – is behind the menace. With the help of best friend Wanda and Uncle Drac’s prize bat, she is going to do something about it! PRICE: £5.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408851289 PUB DATE:  05 JUNE 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

Angie Sage began her career illustrating books, and then started writing. She is the author of Araminta Spook and the masterful Septimus Heap. She lives in a fifteenth-century house in Somerset and has two grown-up daughters.

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Superhero School: The Green Meanie Alan MacDonald Illustrated by Nigel

Baines

Captain Underpants meets Marvel Comics in this funny and very silly new series for 7+ from the bestselling author of Dirty Bertie and the illustrator of Yuck! and Hank Zipzer Stan Button had always dreamed of becoming a superhero. Then one day a letter arrives inviting him for an interview at the mysterious Mighty High School. To his amazement, Stan is offered a place – starting immediately. His superpower is ‘non-conventional’, as are those of his two new best friends, but lessons in supervillain-spotting and tights-wearing means they are soon ready to defeat the evil Green Meanie . . . who might just be none other than Professor Von Hardbum, a teacher at their school! Each adventure will be heavily illustrated with fantastic art by Nigel Baines, for truly brilliant comic-book style fun. Alan MacDonald started his working life in a travelling theatre company. In addition to writing and directing plays, Alan trained as a drama teacher. He has written stories and dramas for the BBC (both television and radio), as well as many children’s books. Alan lives in Nottingham.

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Nigel Baines has worked for many years as a book designer and children’s books illustrator. Series he has illustrated include Yuck! by Matt and Dave (S&S) and Blue Peter winner Do Igloos Have Loos? He lives in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

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Fizzlebert Stump: The Boy Who Cried Fish A.F. Harrold The story of a boy, a lion, a sea lion, fish (fewer than there used to be), a possible pirate, a temperamental cook and a very surprising octopus Fizzlebert Stump lives in a circus. His mum’s a clown, his best friend is a bearded boy, and he sticks his head in a lion’s mouth every night. Other than that, he’s pretty normal.

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When Fish the sea lion goes missing, Fizzlebert tracks down the runaway beast to the Aquarium, with its piratical owner Admiral Spratt-Haddock, invisible octopus, and colourcoded fish. But the Aquarium has problems of its own. Fish (not Fish the sea lion, fish. Keep up.) are going missing, and the Admiral blames the circus. Can Fizzlebert solve the mystery, avoid an over-enthusiastic crocodile, and find his friend? A.F. Harrold is an English poet. He writes and performs for adults and children, in cabaret and in schools, in bars and in basements, in fields and indoors. He is active in schools work, running workshops and slams and doing performances at ungodly hours of the morning, and has published several collections of poetry and three books in the Fizzlebert Stump series.

The Quirks in Circus Quirkus Erin Soderberg Have you met the most magical family in town? The Quirks have moved in and who knows WHAT to expect! The Quirks are a rather special family with rather special powers and, sometimes, when the Quirks are involved, things don’t quite go to plan . . .

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Just as the Quirks are settling into Normal, the circus comes to town! At school, Molly, Penelope and Finn are all learning how to juggle, tightrope-walk and fly the trapeze! Meanwhile, at home they are putting similar skills to good use . . . It takes fancy footwork to keep their nosy neighbour, Mrs DeVille, from snooping around and uncovering the Quirk family secrets – not to mention their family’s pet monster, Nibblet. One thing’s for sure: life in Normal is a high-flying adventure! Erin Soderberg has written a Candy Apple for Scholastic, some Romantic Comedies for Pulse, and an upcoming edgy YA stand-alone. She’s also a brand-manager for Nickelodeon. Erin lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


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Knightley & Son Rohan Gavin Sherlock Holmes meets Dirk Gently with a touch of Doctor Who – this brand-new comedy thriller delivers big laughs and big adventures with real heart

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Alan Knightley is an expert in crimes too weird for Scotland Yard to handle, but four years ago the unexplained finally caught up with him – and he fell into a mysterious narcoleptic trance. His son Darkus is determined to follow in his father’s footsteps and find out what really happened. But when Alan suddenly wakes up, his memory is wonky and he needs help. The game is afoot for Knightley & Son – with a mystery that gets weirder by the minute, a book that makes its readers commit terrible crimes, and a sinister organisation known as the Combination . . . A funny, warm, crime conspiracy caper with an unlikely hero and a brilliant comic cast. Rohan Gavin is a screenwriter and author based in London. He is a huge fan of Sherlock Holmes and his enduring love of detective fiction and very excellent cars inspired him to write this book, the first in a series. Rohan is the son of award-winning children’s author Jamila Gavin, and he recently became a father himself.

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Urban Outlaws Peter Jay Black Prepare for a fast-paced, gadget-packed ride, as a gang of Robin-Hood-style vigilantes take on two mortal enemies to destroy humanity’s biggest ever threat. The first in a new series of high-octane, high-tech thrillers, perfect for fans of Robert Muchamore Meet the URBAN OUTLAWS: Jack, Charlie, Slink, Obi and Wren. Five quick-thinking, super-skilled kids who live to right society’s wrongs. From their bunker deep beneath the city of London, the Outlaws plan their missions, stealing money from the rich to give to those in need. But events spiral out of control when they accidentally uncover the whereabouts of Proteus – a game-changing new quantum computer with the power to steal top-security secrets in a nanosecond. It’s down to the guile, guts and gadget know-how of Jack and his team to carry out their greatest plan yet – and avert world domination.

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After spending most of his school years daydreaming, Peter Jay Black went to Arts University Bournemouth. A career in IT followed. His brilliant imagination never left him though and, one day, when a team of super-skilled kids popped into his head and showed him their hideout – a WWII bunker hidden under London – he knew he had to write about their adventures. Peter is a self-confessed gadget geek and lives in Poole, Dorset.

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Monster Odyssey: The Wrath of the Lizard Lord Jon Mayhew Dakkar, heir to a mysterious kingdom and pupil of the shadowy genius Count Oginski, is plunged into a perilous adventure as history and fantasy collide for a breathtaking showdown in a mysterious world at the centre of the earth Prince Dakkar and his mentor, Count Oginski, discover a plot by their arch-enemy Cryptos to kill Napoleon. Arriving on their revolutionary submersible to intercept Cryptos, they glimpse a terrifying monster that seems to escape back into the bowels of the earth. It leads them to discover an amazing underground world, and a plan more nefarious than they could ever have believed – even from Cryptos. The stage is set for an epic showdown complete with a giant reptilian cavalry and the Battle of Waterloo in another breathlessly paced and endlessly inventive adventure perfect for fans of Percy Jackson.

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Jon Mayhew was an English teacher for 20 years, and subsequently a specialist teacher for children with autism. His debut novel, Mortlock, was shortlisted for the 2011 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, shortlisted for the 2011 Branford Boase Award and chosen for Booked Up. Jon lives between the ancient cities of Chester and Liverpool with his wife and four children.


Shiverton Hall: The Creeper Emerald Fennell Sinister schemes and deadly deeds are afoot in this second terrifying tale from Shiverton Hall Don’t look behind you. Resist with all your power. He’ll go away, perhaps, as long as you don’t look. Arthur Bannister is back for another term at Shiverton Hall, where eerie events are unfolding. First, a burned stranger shows up in the middle of the night uttering dire warnings. Then two children disappear, leaving behind only an ancient book as a clue. And then there’s that dreadful feeling Arthur has that he’s being watched . . .

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Full of spine-chilling tales and deliciously creepy characters, this is a story to make you leave the lights on at bedtime. Emerald Fennell is a writer and actress. This, her second novel, is a sequel to her popular debut, Shiverton Hall. Emerald has appeared in Anna Karenina, Call the Midwife and Any Human Heart. She lives in London with a very quiet ghost.

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The Perfect Princess Tales of Dragon Magic and Royal Romance E.D. Baker It’s not easy being a young dragon when the object of your affection is a human princess, as Audun is about to find out in these two enchanting adventures! There are princes to save, weddings to plan and wonderfully wicked wizardry to explore in Dragon Kiss and A Prince Among Frogs, two spellbinding stories from the bestselling Tales of the Frog Princess series. One delightful volume of page-turning adventures that is perfect for all young girls with a taste for magic!

PRICE: £6.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408846933 EBOOK: 9781408846940 PUB DATE:  02 JANUARY 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

E.D. Baker is the author of Fairy Wings and Fairy Lies, The Wide-Awake Princess and Unlocking the Spell, as well as the Tales of the Frog Princess series, including The Frog Princess, which was in part the inspiration for the Disney movie The Princess and the Frog. She lives with her family and many pets in Maryland, US.

A Question of Magic E.D. Baker Bestselling author E.D. Baker’s funny and romantic re-imagining of a classic fairytale Serafina is living the normal life of a village girl when she gets a mysterious letter from a great-aunt she’s never heard of. Little does she know, her great-aunt is actually Baba Yaga the witch. Summoned to her great-aunt’s magical cottage, Serafina’s life takes an amazing turn as she finds herself acquiring the powers of Baba Yaga. But as she grows into her new role, answering the first question any stranger might ask her with the truth, Serafina learns that telling the future doesn’t always mean knowing the right answers!

PRICE: £5.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408839294 EBOOK: 9781408847015 PUB DATE:  10 APRIL 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

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Tuesdays at the Castle Jessica Day George A magical castle with a life of its own . . . and a plucky princess who will defend it at all costs. Young girls won’t be able to resist the first book in this enchanting adventure series from a New York Times bestselling author Castle Glower is a very special castle. It magically grows a new room, a turret or sometimes an entire wing! No one quite knows how, or why. But when the king and queen of Sleyne disappear and councillors from neighbouring kingdoms arrive to advise Celie, a new tower and a secret passageway appear just as Celie needs them! With Castle Glower’s help, can Celie find her parents and protect her home before it’s too late?

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Jessica Day George is the author of many books for young readers, including Dragonskin Slippers, Dragon Flight and Dragon Spear. Before becoming a full-time writer, she worked as a librarian and bookseller. Jessica lives with her family in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Wednesdays in the Tower Jessica Day George Princess Celie and her magical moving castle are back in the New York Times bestselling sequel to the enchanting adventure Tuesdays at the Castle Everyone knows Castle Glower only really comes to life on a Tuesday. So when Princess Celie spies a new turret on a Wednesday, she is certain something isn’t right. A giant egg is hidden inside the tower, and it seems the castle wants Celie to look after it! Caring for this extraordinary new pet is going to be very tricky, especially once Celie and her siblings realise what else the castle is hiding . . .

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Fyre Septimus Heap Angie Sage The seventh and final breathtaking instalment in the internationally bestselling series. Prepare for battle – and find out how it all ends! In this spellbinding finale to an epic series, Septimus Heap must decide once and for all where his heart lies – with Magyk or with Alchemie and Physik. When, at last, Marcia agrees to allow the recently reinstated Castle Alchemist, Marcellus Pye, to open the Great Chamber of Alchemie and Physik, she fears she is unleashing more than she understands. But Marcia must learn to trust Marcellus, and together they must rid the castle of the evil Two-Faced Ring. Caught between the two, will Septimus be able to bring both sides together?

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Angie Sage began her career illustrating books, and then started writing. She is the author of Araminta Spook and the masterful Septimus Heap. She lives in a fifteenth-century house in Somerset and has two grown-up daughters.

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Sharon Creech Beautifully rejacketed editions of two touching and finely crafted novels about family life by Carnegie Medal winner Sharon Creech

Ruby Holler

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Winner of the Carnegie Medal Tiller and Sairy live a quiet life in Ruby Holler; their children have long since left home and things are peaceful. But when they decide to adopt two children from the local orphanage to take on a giant adventure, they form an unlikely foursome . . . A magical story that combines quirky action and adventure with family, loyalty and learning to belong. Sharon Creech is the author of many prize-winning and internationally bestselling children’s books. She won the Carnegie Medal for Ruby Holler, having been on the shortlist for two earlier titles, The Wanderer and Love That Dog. Walk Two Moons won the prestigious Newbery Medal.

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Castle Corona

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Pia and Enzo dream of living in the beautiful Castle Corona, having an easier life and getting as far away as possible from their mean old master. One day, when the brother and sister find a missing pouch containing some princely treasure, their lives take an unexpected, and rather royal, change of direction. But things in the castle are not always what they seem . . . A wonderful fairy tale story in which lives collide, mysteries unfold and people come to realise their dreams from a Carnegie and Newbery Medal-winning author One fairytale setting, two very different families and a lot of strange and magical happenings. A wonderful story in which lives collide, mysteries unfold and people come to realise their dreams.

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When Mr Dog Bites Brian Conaghan Hilariously touching and outrageously unforgettable: Mark Haddon’s Christopher Boone meets Holden Caulfield on one *#@! of a journey . . . Dylan Mint has Tourette’s. His life is a constant battle to keep the bad stuff in – the swearing, the tics, the howling dog that seems to escape whenever he gets stressed. But a routine visit to the hospital changes everything. Overhearing a hushed conversation between the doctor and his mum, Dylan discovers that he’s going to die in March. So he makes a list of things he must do before he dies: first, he wants to have real sex with gorgeous Michelle Malloy; second, he’s got to find his autistic best friend Amir a new best bud; third, he’s got to get his dad back home from the army so they can say goodbye properly. It’s not a long list, but it’s ambitious, and he doesn’t have much time. Sometimes you’ve just got to go for it – no holding back – and see what happens . . .

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This is the launch of a major new writing talent. Brian Conaghan makes you travel every step of the way in Dylan’s shoes, laughing and crying – often at the same time – as Dylan faces the twists and turns of an unfair world with glorious optimism and wit. Brian Conaghan is the author of The Boy Who Made It Rain. He is a forty-year-old Scot, living and working as a teacher in Dublin, and has an MLitt in creative writing from the University of Glasgow. When Mr Dog Bites is his second book.

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JACKET NOT READY

Hostage Three Nick Lake A taut, emotionally loaded, devastatingly powerful thriller from the acclaimed author of In Darkness, shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and winner of the 2013 Michael L. Printz Award

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It’s a once-in-a-lifetime thing: a girl on a yacht with her super-rich banker father; a chance for the family to heal after a turbulent time; the peaceful sea, the warm sun . . . But a nightmare is about to explode as a group of Somali pirates seizes the boat and its human cargo – and the family becomes a commodity in a highly sophisticated transaction. Hostage One is Dad – the most valuable. Amy is Hostage Three. As she builds a strange bond with one of her captors, it becomes brutally clear that the price of a life and its value are very different things . . . Nick Lake is the publishing director for fiction at HarperCollins Children’s Books. Nick lives near Oxford with his wife and daughter.


The Assassin’s Blade The Throne of Glass Novellas Sarah J. Maas All five of Sarah J. Maas’s Assassin novellas together for the first time – in one irresistible paperback edition Celaena Sardothien is Adarlan’s most feared assassin. As a member of the Assassin’s Guild, her allegiance is to her master, Arobynn Hamel, yet Celaena listens to no one. In these action-packed novellas – together in one edition for the first time – Celaena embarks on five daring missions. They take her from remote islands to hostile deserts, where she fights to liberate slaves and seeks to avenge the tyrannous. But she is acting against Arobynn’s orders and could suffer an unimaginable punishment for her treachery. Will Celaena ever be truly free? Explore the dark underworld of this kick-ass heroine to find out.

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Throne of Glass was Sarah J. Maas’s first full-length novel to be published, though she already had a large online fan base, many of whom discovered this fantasy world in its first incarnation on www.fictionpress.com, written when Sarah was just sixteen. Throne of Glass was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Teen Book of the Year and has sold in thirteen languages.

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Mutant City PRICE: £6.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408843031 EBOOK: 9781408843048 PUB DATE:  10 APRIL 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

Steve Feasey ZOM-B meets Mad Max – Steve Feasey’s action-packed vision of a very dark future puts the fate of the world in the hands of five mutant teens with unexpected powers. Perfect for fans of Darren Shan, Charlie Higson and Michael Grant Fifty years ago, the world was almost destroyed by a chemical war. Now the world is divided: the mutants and the pure, the broken and the privileged, the damaged and the perfect. Fourteen years ago, a covert government experimental facility was shut down and its residents killed. The secrets it held died with them. But five extraordinary kids survived. Today four teenagers are about to discover that their mutant blood brings with it special powers. Three are heading straight for Mutant City. Two rival factions are chasing them. One by one, they face the enemy. Together, they might just stay alive . . . Steve Feasey lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and kids. He says he didn’t learn much at school except how to get into fights and chat up girls (he wasn’t particularly successful at either), but he was always a voracious reader. He started writing fiction in his thirties, inspired by his own favourite writers, Stephen King, Elmore Leonard and Charles Dickens. His first book, Changeling, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Prize and became a successful series. Mutant City is his first book for Bloomsbury and will be followed by a sequel in 2015.

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Take Back the Skies © Lisa Bee Photography

Lucy Saxon Hugely energetic and entertaining fantasy adventure from an amazing 18-year-old author. The first in a major sequence of novels. Catherine Hunter is the daughter of a senior government official on the island of Anglya. She’s one of the privileged – luxurious clothes, plenty to eat, protected from the Collections which have ravaged families throughout the land. But Catherine longs to escape the confines of her life, before her dad can marry her off to a government brat and trap her forever.

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So Catherine becomes Cat, pretends to be a kid escaping the Collections, and stows away on the skyship Stormdancer. As they leave Anglya behind and brave the storms that fill the skies around the islands of Tellus, Cat’s world becomes more turbulent than she could ever have imagined, and dangerous secrets unravel her old life for ever . . . Lucy Saxon is 18 and lives in Hertfordshire with her parents and brother. She describes herself as a cosplayer, con-goer, book-lover and all-round nerdgirl. We describe her as a major new talent!

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Paper Towns

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John Green A boy, a girl, some clues and a brilliant road trip across America. Oh, and three dead fish and the world’s biggest collection of black Santas From the bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars. Quentin has always loved Margo Roth Spiegelman, for Margo (and her adventures) are the stuff of legend at their high school. So when she one day climbs through his window and summons him on an all-night road trip of revenge he cannot help but follow.

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But the next day Margo doesn’t come to school and a week later she is still missing. Q soon learns that there are clues in her disappearance . . . and they are for him. But as he gets deeper into the mystery – culminating in another awesome road trip across America – he becomes less sure of who and what he is looking for. John Green is the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns and The Fault in Our Stars. He is also the co-author, with David Levithan, of Will Grayson, Will Grayson. He was the 2006 recipient of the Michael L. Printz Award, a 2009 Edgar Award winner and has twice been a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Green’s books have been published in more than a dozen languages.

Wild Cards Simone Elkeles A sizzling hot romance from America’s best kept YA secret – New York Times bestselling author Simone Elkeles Ashtyn wants to prove that she can lead her school’s American football team to the championships, but this might mean losing her boyfriend, the team’s star player. Things get complicated when her older sister walks back into her life after ten years – with a gorgeous stepson in tow.

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The last thing Ashtyn needs is to be distracted by Derek’s sexy drawl and perfect body. It looks like her life is going off track. Ashtyn has to get a game plan and fast. It means trusting Derek – someone born to break the rules. Will she put her heart on the line to try and win it all, or will Derek be just too hot to handle? Simone Elkeles is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Perfect Chemistry series, Leaving Paradise series and How to Ruin series. She lives in the US.


A Breath of Frost The Lovegrove Legacy Alyxandra Harvey A shattered secret. A devastating truth. A chilling legacy. London’s debutantes are dying, and cousins Emma, Gretchen and Penelope know why . . . The first book in a deliciously dark new trilogy Emma Day and her two cousins, Gretchen and Penelope, are uninterested in their debutante lives. All the boring balls, tiresome curtsying and polite conversation leave much to be desired. Then a girl is found dead, frost clinging to her lifeless body, and the murder is traced to Emma. As their world is turned upside down, Emma discovers more about herself and her cousins, from her connection to the murders to the secrets of her family legacy. Now the girls must embrace their true Lovegrove inheritance in order to stop the chaos, even if that means risking their lives. Dangerously handsome Cormac Fairfax wants to help Emma – but, with secrets of his own to hide, can she trust him? Alyxandra Harvey is the author of Haunting Violet, Stolen Away and the Drake Chronicles series. Alyx likes medieval dresses and tattoos and has been accused of being born in the wrong century – except that she really likes running water, women’s rights and ice cream. She lives in an old Victorian farmhouse in Ontario, Canada, with her husband, her dogs and a few resident ghosts.

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Winter Damage Natasha Carthew A bone-chillingly powerful debut novel that traps you in its icy grasp then thaws you from the heart out – for readers of Meg Rosoff, Siobhan Dowd and Patrick Ness On a frozen Cornish moor, Ennor lives in a trailer with her dad and little brother. Five days before Christmas, when the wind is cold and her dad’s health takes a turn for the worse, Ennor packs a blanket, a map, a saucepan and a gun into her rucksack and sets off to find her missing mum and bring her home. Ennor thinks she knows where she’s going. But this journey will change her life forever – it becomes a battle for survival, a heartbreaking story of love and friendship, and a fable about not finding what you were looking for, but finding something more important instead . . . Natasha Carthew lives in her native Cornwall with her partner of sixteen years. She has published three volumes of poetry, and works with young people in schools through the Kernow Education Arts Partnership. Winter Damage is her first novel, which she wrote longhand, sitting outside. She is currently writing her second novel, also for Bloomsbury.

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Fracture

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Megan Miranda A breathtaking story of complicated friendships, twisted love and the fine line between life and death. The perfect thrill for fans of Sophie McKenzie and Cat Clarke When Decker found Delaney kissing his best friend Carson, he told himself that it meant nothing. But then Carson calls to Delaney from across the vast frozen lake. Jealous, Decker insists they walk over the fragile ice. Halfway, he leaves her there . . . Ten minutes without air and Delaney will be dead. Decker pulls her out of the icy waters after eleven. Delaney is alive, but now she is drawn to those who are dying . . . and to stranger Troy – someone Decker should see as a threat. PRICE: £6.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408846162 EBOOK: 9781408824207 PUB DATE:  13 FEBRUARY 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: THE GREENHOUSE AGENCY TERRITORY: WE

Megan Miranda was a scientist and teacher before writing her debut novel, Fracture, and the gripping thriller Hysteria. She lives in North Carolina, USA.

Vengeance Megan Miranda Falcon Lake wants vengeance. And so, it seems, does someone else . . . An intense, heart-rending psychological thriller to accompany the chilling and seductive Fracture When Decker drags his best friend Delaney’s lifeless body out of the frozen lake, he makes a deal: anyone but her. The lake releases her. It takes another . . . All their friends blame Delaney for Carson’s death. But Decker knows the truth: Delaney is drawn to those who are dying, and she would have tried to help Carson. Or so Decker believes, until a body lies in front of him in a pool of water on his kitchen floor. Until he sees in Delaney’s eyes that she knew this would happen too – and she said nothing. Until he realises it isn’t the lake that is looking for revenge – Delaney is part of someone else’s plan. PRICE: £6.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408839584 EBOOK: 9781408842508 PUB DATE:  13 FEBRUARY 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: THE GREENHOUSE AGENCY TERRITORY: WE

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Unnatural Creatures Stories chosen by Neil

Gaiman

Chosen and introduced by Neil Gaiman, this thoroughly beguiling collection of short stories is inhabited by an amazing menagerie of creatures from myth, legend and dark imagination The griffin, the sunbird, manticores, unicorns – all manner of glorious creatures never captured in zoos, museums or photographs are packed vividly into this collection of stories. Neil Gaiman has included some of his own childhood favourites alongside stories classic and modern to spark the imagination of readers young and old. All contributors have given their work free to benefit Dave Eggers’s literacy charity, 826DC. Includes stories by: Peter S. Beagle, Anthony Boucher, Avram Davidson, Samuel R. Delany, Neil Gaiman, Maria Dahvana Headley, Nalo Hopkinson, Diana Wynne Jones, Megan Kurashige, E. Nesbit, Larry Niven, Nnedi Okorafor, Saki, Frank R. Stockton, Gahan Wilson, E. Lily Yu. Neil Gaiman has written highly acclaimed books for both children and adults and is the first author to have won both the Carnegie and Newbery Medals for the same work – The Graveyard Book. Many of his books, including Coraline and Stardust, have been made into films. He has also written two amazing episodes of Doctor Who and appeared in The Simpsons as himself. In 2013 he published his first adult novel for seven years, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, which received stellar reviews and was a bestseller around the world.

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The Academy: Love Match Monica Seles More cut-throat competition and non-stop drama in the second book in a hot new series inspired by the teen years of tennis superstar Monica Seles The Academy is the sports school everyone is talking about. But for Maya, it seems getting in was the easy part. It’s staying there that’s tough. To succeed it takes more than just talent. You need fame. After a star performance in the semi-finals at a tennis competition, Maya is labelled The Next Big Thing and books a high-profile modelling job. The only problem is, her co-star in the campaign is her super-hot ex-boyfriend, Jake Reed – and this is a job that her rival, Nicole, wants! Luckily, she knows Nicole’s latest secret, and gossip is a powerful weapon at the Academy! Monica Seles was awarded a full scholarship to a sports academy at the age of thirteen and won the French Open at the age of sixteen. She went on to become the number one ranked woman in tennis, winning a total of nine Grand Slam titles before retiring from the game in 2004. Monica was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2009. Monica lives in Florida, USA.

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Dead and Buried The Murder Notebooks Anne Cassidy The dark, page-turning finale of The Murder Notebooks series will have teens on the edge of their seats It’s been five years since Rose’s mother, Kathy, went missing and, after recent events, all Rose wants to do is get on with her life. Which means taking a break from her intense relationship with step-brother Joshua.

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Then a police constable comes calling with bad news: a body has been found buried in the garden of Rose’s old house. A body that has lain undiscovered for five years. A body of a missing teenage girl. With Kathy and Brendan implicated in her death, Rose and Joshua have one last chance to clear their parents’ names. If they fail, the consequences will be deadly . . . Anne Cassidy lives in Essex. She was a teacher for twenty years. Her first book was published in 1991 and she has written over 20 teen novels. She is the author of Looking for JJ, which was shortlisted for the Whitbread Award 2004 and the Carnegie Medal 2005 and was winner of the 2004 Booktrust Teenage Book Award.

Chasing Stars Helen Douglas Star-crossed lovers Ryan and Eden must prove that love knows no boundaries in this breathless adventure, crackling with suspense, thrills and aching romance The boy Eden loves just saved her life. Now she must save his. To do so she must make a huge sacrifice. Eden can never see her friends or family again, as she travels 100 years into the future. But the dangerous risk Ryan took to rescue Eden has been uncovered, and now Ryan faces an exile which will leave Eden separated from him – the one person she can’t live without – and stuck in the future. She must fight to save both of them. PRICE: £6.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408828700 EBOOK: 9781408829905 PUB DATE:  13 MARCH 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: THE GREENHOUSE AGENCY TERRITORY: WE

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Helen Douglas graduated from the LSE with a degree in economic history. After a stint as a subeditor in London, she moved to California, where she worked as a theatre director, then as an English teacher. A keen stargazer, it was a telescope that she received as a birthday gift that helped inspire her writing. She now lives in Cornwall with her husband and children.


Broken Marianne Curley Torn between two worlds and two loves, Ebony’s journey of discovery continues in this enthralling and moving sequel to Hidden by a highly popular and successful author Following the revelation that Ebony is an angel, and Nathaneal’s narrow victory in battle with Prince Luca, the two are enjoying their newfound love. But, Ebony’s friend Jordan is bitterly angry that he has lost the girl of his dreams. Then suddenly, Prince Michael arrives from Avena to arrest Nathaneal for breaking Avena law in revealing his powers to the enemy in his bid to save Ebony from Luca. At last Jordan has an opportunity to plant doubt in Ebony’s mind about Nathaneal and her own angelic nature. Desperate to find out what has happened to her adoptive parents, Ebony is persuaded by Jordan to believe that new teacher Mr Xavier, who claims to be her uncle, can introduce her to her real father. Disaster inevitably follows and Ebony finds herself at the centre of another epic battle in the realm of Avena itself. Fantastical and powerfully emotional, this angelic romance series is rapidly winning enthusiastic fans.

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Marianne Curley is the author of Hidden, the first book in this series. She is also the author of acclaimed Guardians of Time trilogy and Old Magic. Marianne lives in Australia.

Through Dead Eyes Chris Priestley A subtle, sinister coming-of-age story with a dark past which quietly creeps up on the reader to unleash its deadly twist Alex joins his father on a business trip to Amsterdam. During the day he hangs out with the daughter of a family friend. They visit the usual sights but also coffee shops and flea markets off the beaten track. At one of these markets Alex spots an old mask. Before he knows what he’s doing he buys it. Later, in his hotel room, he feels compelled to put the mask on. Alex is sucked into a parallel Amsterdam, one from centuries before, which begins to reveal the dark past of both the building he is staying in and the little girl who once lived there . . . edging stealthily towards a terrible twist. Chris Priestley lives in Cambridge with his wife and son. His novels are brilliantly original additions to a long tradition of horror stories by authors such as M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Chris wrote one of the World Book Day books for 2011 and has been nominated for a variety of prestigious children’s book awards.

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Cured Bethany Wiggins A dramatic dystopian thriller that is the perfect cure for addicts of The Hunger Games Two years ago, Jacqui’s brother, Dean, left the safety of his home and never returned. Jacqui has been hidden away in the family house, hoping Dean will come back. But she can no longer live like this – she has to find him. Looking for Dean is dangerous: the world lies ravaged by a lethal virus; a deadly vaccine has turned children into ferocious beasts; and mindless monsters raid the streets. Knowing who to trust is near impossible. A sexy lone traveller, Kevin, offers Jacqui kindness and security. But what price will she have to pay for his help? PRICE: £6.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408842959 EBOOK: 9781408842966 PUB DATE:  13 MARCH 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BLOOMSBURY TERRITORY: WO

Bethany Wiggins started writing on a dare and is the author of Stung. She lives in a desert in the USA.

The Wall William Sutcliffe A powerful, searing story of a divided city – where one boy strays on to the wrong side of the wall, and finds his life changed forever . . . Joshua lives in a city where a wall and soldiers separate two communities. One day he discovers a manhole, which leads to a tunnel, which leads in pitch darkness under the wall and across to the other side. Forbidden territory, dangerous territory, violent territory, which a boy like him – visibly different – shouldn’t stray into. An act of kindness from a girl saves his life, but leads to a brutal act of cruelty and a terrible debt he’s determined to repay. And no one – no one – must find out that he’s been there, or the consequences will be unbearable.

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William Sutcliffe was born in London in 1971. He is the author of five previous novels: the international bestseller Are You Experienced?; The Love Hexagon; New Boy; Bad Influence and, most recently, Whatever Makes You Happy. His work has been translated into more than 20 languages. He lives in Edinburgh.


Goddess Laura Powell A glamorous cult. A mythical past. A wicked new world. This mesmerising pageturner will delight fans of Maggie Stiefvater, Becca Fitzpatrick and Lauren Kate Strikes. Hunger. Riots. London is growing restless. Aura is blind to it all. The fame and glamour of the Cult of Artemis is the only home she has ever known. Life in the Sanctuary is a flurry of lavish parties, in-house shopping sprees and gossip. What little Aura knows of conditions outside the exclusive grounds comes from censored news channels or is learned on procession to the Temple of Artemis. But days before Aura is due to be initiated as a Priestess and offered the chance to be the successor to the High Priestess, she meets Aiden, the rebellious son of a keen sponsor of the Cult. His radical ideas and irresistible charm force Aura to question everything and everyone she loves. Laura Powell grew up in the Brecon Beacons and spent most of her childhood with her nose in a book. She went on to study classics at Bristol and Oxford, then spent five years working in the editorial departments of both adult and children’s publishers.

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Red Shadow Paul Dowswell The gripping story of one boy trapped within Stalin’s circle of trust, as Germany prepares to invade Russia. A shocking, timely thriller by the award-winning author of Ausländer Russia, 1940. Fifteen-year-old Misha’s life is about to transform when his father is offered a job in Stalin’s inner circle. They move into a luxurious apartment in the Kremlin, but doubts about the glorious new Russia quickly surface. Misha realises that the secret police can do whatever they like. His own mother is arrested and sent to prison, but Misha and his father daren’t complain. Then as German troops advance on Moscow, the atmosphere in the Kremlin ignites. Misha and a friend find themselves at the heart of a battle against the mighty state, in this gripping and powerful evocation of one of the most turbulent places and periods of the twentieth century, told by a master storyteller. A former senior editor with Usborne Publishing, Paul Dowswell is now a full-time author. He has written over 60 books, including Ausländer, nominated for the Carnegie Medal, the Red House Children’s Book Award and shortlisted for the Booktrust Teenage Prize. Paul lives in Wolverhampton with his family.

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Poppy Mary Hooper A sweeping, romantic, heartbreaking novel set against the backdrop of World War I. Published to coincide with the centenary of the outbreak of war, Poppy will appeal to fans of everything from Downton Abbey to Birdsong England, 1914. Poppy is young, beautiful and clever, but society has already carved out her destiny. There’s no question of her attending the grammar school – it’s too expensive. Instead, Poppy will become a servant at the big house. And she’ll keep out of trouble.

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But Poppy’s life is about to be thrown dramatically off course. The first reason is love – with someone forbidden, who could never, ever marry a girl like her. The second reason is war. Nothing could have prepared her for that. As she experiences what people are capable of – the best of humanity and the very worst – Poppy will find an unexpected freedom and discover how to be truly her own person. Mary Hooper is a very popular writer for children and young adults. Her brilliant historical novels have a huge fan base, as do her contemporary novels for teenagers. At The Sign of the Sugared Plum was selected as part of the 2010 Booked Up scheme and Fallen Grace was nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2011. Mary lives in Henley-on-Thames.

Dangerous Shannon Hale How far would you go to save the one you love? How far to save everyone else? Bestselling author Shannon Hale redefines the barriers between superheroes, romance and breathtaking adventure in this thrilling story Maisie Danger Brown needs excitement. When she wins a harmless-sounding competition to go on astronaut boot camp, that’s exactly what she gets . . . but she never imagined stumbling into a terrifying plot that kills her friends and might just kill her too. Now there’s no going back. Maisie has to live by her middle name if she wants to survive, and she’ll need to be equally courageous to untangle the romance in her life too. A clever, suspenseful thrilleradventure by New York Times bestselling author and storyteller Shannon Hale. PRICE: £7.99 FORMAT: PAPERBACK ISBN: 9781408838853 EBOOK: 9781408845486 PUB DATE:  05 JUNE 2014 TRANSLATION RIGHTS: BARRY GOLDBLATT TERRITORY:  WE AND GERMAN

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Since the publication of her first book, The Goose Girl, in 2003, Shannon Hale has become a beloved author to young readers as well as booksellers. Her third novel, Princess Academy, was awarded a Newbery Honor and was a New York Times bestseller. Shannon has also written for adults, including Austenland (soon to be released as a feature film). She lives near Salt Lake City in Utah, with her husband, the author Dean Hale, and their four children.


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Sunny Sweet Is So Not Sorry

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Dance Divas: Two to Tango

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How the Beatles Changed the World

A Song for Bijou

Wake Up Missing

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Doomed

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Send Me a Sign

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Arabic Language Children’s Books

Ailat Haikal / Funny Bones

Al Gharfoul / The Gruffalo

Al Arnab Sadiqi / My Friend Rabbit

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Ana wa Qirdi / Monkey and Me

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Index A

G

Academy: Love Match, The 51 Amelie and Nanette: Sparkly Shoes and Picnic Parties  9 Animal Atlas  26 Araminta Spook  30 Assassin’s Blade, The 45

Gargoyle Hall  30 Goddess  55

B

I

Bloomsbury Discovery: My Body  26 Bloomsbury Discovery: Space  26 Book of Side-Splittingly Silly Stuff, The 27 Breath of Frost, A 49

C Castle Corona  41 Chasing Stars  52 Chu’s Day  16 Cured  54

D Dangerous  56 Dawn Chorus, The 17 Dead and Buried  52 Dino-Mummy  7 Don’t Call Me Sweet  18 Dragon Loves Penguin  13 Draw It! London 21

F First Animal Encyclopedia  27 Fizzlebert Stump: The Boy Who Cried Fish 32 Florentine and Pig and the Spooky Forest  19 Fortunately, the Milk . . .  29 Fracture  50 Fyre  40

62 INDEX

H Hostage Three  44 Howler  15

I Love You Night and Day  6

K Knightley & Son  34

L Little Lou and the Woolly Mammoth  18 Lulu Loves Noises  12 Lulu Loves Shapes  12

M Marmaduke the Very Different Dragon  8 Marvin Wanted MORE!  19 Monster Odyssey: The Wrath of the Lizard Lord  36 Mutant City  46 My Baby Animals Sticker Activity Book 22 My Car and Other Things That Go  22 My Cinderella Sticker Scenes  21 My Colours Sticker Activity Book 22 My Dinosaurs Sticker Storybook  21 My Fairies Sticker Storybook  21 My Farm Colouring Book  22 My Jack and the Beanstalk Sticker Scenes  21 My Mum By Me  21 My Opposites Sticker Activity Book  22 My Pirate Colouring Book  22 My Pretty Pink Ballet Activity and Sticker Book  22 My Princess Colouring Book  22 My Space Activity and Sticker Book  22


P

V

Paper Towns  48 Perfect Princess, The 38 Poppy  56 Princess Ponies: Best Friends Forever 24 Princesses Are Not Just Pretty  17

Vengeance  50

W

Question of Magic, A 38 Quirks in Circus Quirkus, The 32

Wall, The 54 Wanted: Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar!  11 Wednesdays in the Tower  39 When Mr Dog Bites  43 Wild Cards  48 Winter Damage  49

R

Y

Red Shadow 55 Rover  15 Ruby Holler  41

Yikes, Stinkysaurus!  5

Q

S Shiverton Hall: The Creeper 37 Sir Dancealot  10 Story Machine, The 14 Superhero School: The Green Meanie 31

T Take Back the Skies  47 There’s a Dinosaur in My Bathtub  16 Through Dead Eyes  53 Tuesdays at the Castle  39

U Unnatural Creatures  51 Urban Outlaws  35

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