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NEW FRONTIER

PUBLISHING CATALOGUE January – June 2018

INSPIRING, UPLIFTING AND ENTERTAINING BOOKS FOR CHILDREN


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New Frontier was established in Australia in 2002 to inspire, entertain and uplift children. We specialise in children’s picture books and junior fiction, and are dedicated to publishing books children will want to read again and again. Our picture books range from Is It The Way You Giggle, celebrating inclusivity, to historical adventures for the budding archaeologist much like Edward in Edward and the Great Discovery. Renowned for our quality, we we launched our list in the UK in 2017. We will be introducing authors and illustrators, both British and Australian, and are committed to fostering new talent. Launching this year in the UK will be one of our most popular fiction series, Little Rockets. This series has been redesigned specially for the UK market. Please do take a look through our catalogue and don’t hesitate to contact us if you would like any further information. For publicity, sales and media please contact Roy Johnson.

My Sister March 2018 release

Written and illustrated by Joanna Young ISBN: 978-1-912076-51-2 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 24pp, 244mm x 244mm

A heartwarming picture book, with beautifully gentle illustrations and simple text showing the special relationship that exists between sisters.


new frontier

publishing

New Frontier was established in Australia in 2002 to inspire, entertain and uplift children. We specialise in children’s picture books and junior fiction, and are dedicated to publishing books children will want to read again and again. Our picture books range from Is It The Way You Giggle, celebrating inclusivity, to historical adventures for the budding archaeologist much like Edward in Edward and the Great Discovery. Renowned for our quality, we we launched our list in the UK in 2017. We will be introducing authors and illustrators, both British and Australian, and are committed to fostering new talent. Launching this year in the UK will be one of our most popular fiction series, Little Rockets. This series has been redesigned specially for the UK market. Please do take a look through our catalogue and don’t hesitate to contact us if you would like any further information. For publicity, sales and media please contact Roy Johnson.

My Sister March 2018 release

Written and illustrated by Joanna Young ISBN: 978-1-912076-51-2 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 24pp, 244mm x 244mm

A heartwarming picture book, with beautifully gentle illustrations and simple text showing the special relationship that exists between sisters.


Rose’s Red Boots

Ash Dresses her Friends

Written by Maura Finn | Illustrated by Karen Erasmus ISBN: 978-1-912076-97-0 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 254mm x 254mm

Written and illustrated by Fu Wenzheng ISBN: 978-1-912076-74-1 (HB) | £11.99 4-8 years | 32pp, 280mm x 230mm

On a bright autumn morning, Rose and her cheeky companion, Banjo, head off to fly their kite … Maura Finn’s rhyming verse, teamed with Karen Erasmus’s striking illustrations, reflect an idyllic childhood spent outdoors.

Ash is feeling lonely. She wishes she had someone to play with. Then a sad elephant comes along and Ash has an idea that will cheer him up. Soon she is sharing her idea with lots of animals in the forest. A warm-hearted story about sharing with others.

February 2018 release

February 2018 release


Rose’s Red Boots

Ash Dresses her Friends

Written by Maura Finn | Illustrated by Karen Erasmus ISBN: 978-1-912076-97-0 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 254mm x 254mm

Written and illustrated by Fu Wenzheng ISBN: 978-1-912076-74-1 (HB) | £11.99 4-8 years | 32pp, 280mm x 230mm

On a bright autumn morning, Rose and her cheeky companion, Banjo, head off to fly their kite … Maura Finn’s rhyming verse, teamed with Karen Erasmus’s striking illustrations, reflect an idyllic childhood spent outdoors.

Ash is feeling lonely. She wishes she had someone to play with. Then a sad elephant comes along and Ash has an idea that will cheer him up. Soon she is sharing her idea with lots of animals in the forest. A warm-hearted story about sharing with others.

February 2018 release

February 2018 release


Happy Little Squirrel February 2018 release

Written by Ge Cuilin & Yi Ping | Illustrated by Tang Yunhui ISBN: 978-1-912076-76-5 (HB) | ÂŁ11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 210mm x 245mm

Little Squirrel shares his home with all his friends. But one day a fox decides he wants the house for himself. Little Squirrel and his friends set out to find a new home before winter comes. A charming story that celebrates friendship and kindness.

Edward and the Great Discovery February 2018

Written by Rebecca McRitchie | Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-1-912076-89-5 (PB) | ÂŁ6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 275mm x 240mm

Although he comes from a long line of archaeologists, Edward has never discovered anything. Then one rainy night, he stumbles upon what could be his first great discovery. Selected for the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge.


Happy Little Squirrel February 2018 release

Written by Ge Cuilin & Yi Ping | Illustrated by Tang Yunhui ISBN: 978-1-912076-76-5 (HB) | ÂŁ11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 210mm x 245mm

Little Squirrel shares his home with all his friends. But one day a fox decides he wants the house for himself. Little Squirrel and his friends set out to find a new home before winter comes. A charming story that celebrates friendship and kindness.

Edward and the Great Discovery February 2018

Written by Rebecca McRitchie | Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-1-912076-89-5 (PB) | ÂŁ6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 275mm x 240mm

Although he comes from a long line of archaeologists, Edward has never discovered anything. Then one rainy night, he stumbles upon what could be his first great discovery. Selected for the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge.


MARVElLOUS Mummy

My Perfect Pup

Written by Katie Poli | Illustrated by Giuseppe Poli ISBN: 978-1-912076-95-6 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 28pp, 280mm x 250mm

Written by Sue Walker | Illustrated by Anil Tortop ISBN: 978-1-912076-81-9 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 280mm x 230mm

From being brave to being silly, Mummy makes every moment special.

One puppy sits excitedly in a pet shop waiting for the perfect home. Will it be the twins, Milly and Max, or Joe who takes him home? Selected by the Children’s Book Council Australia as a 2017 Notable Book.

March 2018 release

April 2018


MARVElLOUS Mummy

My Perfect Pup

Written by Katie Poli | Illustrated by Giuseppe Poli ISBN: 978-1-912076-95-6 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 28pp, 280mm x 250mm

Written by Sue Walker | Illustrated by Anil Tortop ISBN: 978-1-912076-81-9 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 280mm x 230mm

From being brave to being silly, Mummy makes every moment special.

One puppy sits excitedly in a pet shop waiting for the perfect home. Will it be the twins, Milly and Max, or Joe who takes him home? Selected by the Children’s Book Council Australia as a 2017 Notable Book.

March 2018 release

April 2018


I Love You

IS it the way you giggle?

Written by Xiao Mao | Illustrated by Tang Yun ISBN: 978-1-912076-88-8 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 260mm x 210mm

Written by Nicola Connelly | Illustrated by Annie White ISBN: 978-1-912076-93-2 (HB) | £11.99 3–6 years | 32pp, 240mm x 240mm

Little Badger’s teacher shares her favourite words with the class. At the end of the day Little Badger goes home to practise saying these three special words: I LOVE YOU.

What makes you special? Is it the way you draw pictures or the way you giggle? A picture book that reflects on our differences.

April 2018 release

May 2018 release


Mr Pegg’s Post

Pugs Don’t Wear Pyjamas

June 2018 release

June 2018 release

Written by Elena Topouzoglou | Illustrated by Elena Topouzoglou ISBN: 978-1-912076-85-7 (HB) | £11.99 4-8 years | 28pp, 240mm x 240mm

Written by Michelle Worthington | Illustrated by Cecilia Johansson ISBN: 978-1-912076-96-3 (PB) | £6.99 3–6 years | 32pp, 260mm x 260mm

Anna and her parents live in a lighthouse, surrounded by the ocean, far from neighbours and friends. Their only visitor is Mr Pegg, the postman. But when Mr Pegg needs help with his deliveries, Anna comes to the rescue. Maybe she will find some friends after all ...

When Tom goes to stay with his Aunt Roz, he meets her pug, Ellie. But Ellie is no ordinary pug: wherever Tom and his aunt go, and whatever they do, Ellie goes too. Tom’s not sure he likes being with Ellie all the time. Will he ever get used to having her around?


Mr Pegg’s Post

Pugs Don’t Wear Pyjamas

June 2018 release

June 2018 release

Written by Elena Topouzoglou | Illustrated by Elena Topouzoglou ISBN: 978-1-912076-85-7 (HB) | £11.99 4-8 years | 28pp, 240mm x 240mm

Written by Michelle Worthington | Illustrated by Cecilia Johansson ISBN: 978-1-912076-96-3 (PB) | £6.99 3–6 years | 32pp, 260mm x 260mm

Anna and her parents live in a lighthouse, surrounded by the ocean, far from neighbours and friends. Their only visitor is Mr Pegg, the postman. But when Mr Pegg needs help with his deliveries, Anna comes to the rescue. Maybe she will find some friends after all ...

When Tom goes to stay with his Aunt Roz, he meets her pug, Ellie. But Ellie is no ordinary pug: wherever Tom and his aunt go, and whatever they do, Ellie goes too. Tom’s not sure he likes being with Ellie all the time. Will he ever get used to having her around?


Blast off with the Little Rockets A new, fast-paced junior fiction series designed especially for 7+ readers. Each gripping tale will keep children hooked and entice them to begin reading independently. Children will be enthralled by the captivating characters. Look out for further titles in the series, coming this year.

Jake in Space

Jake in Space is a sci-fi adventure series full of action and suspense. Jake lives in the future. His home is a space station on Earth but he travels the solar system, solving mysteries and thwarting villains before they can carry out their evil plans.

Jake in Space: Moon Attack Written by Candice Lemon-Scott | Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-1-912076-00-0 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 120pp, 198mm x 130mm

Ferret on the Loose April 2018 Written by Heather Gallagher | Illustrated by Benjamin Johnston ISBN: 978-1-912076-83-3 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 64pp, 198mm x 130mm

Lucy has been training her pet ferret, Flash, for the annual Fastest Fearless Ferret Race. But as the competition approaches, Flash is nowhere to be found. Did he run away? Or was Flash ferret-napped?

Jake in Space: Rocket Battles Written by Candice Lemon-Scott | Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-1-912076-71-0 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 120pp, 198mm x 130mm

Hubert and The Magic Glasses April 2018 Written by Candice Lemon Scott | Illustrated by Joe Spellman ISBN: 978-1-912076-91-8 (PB) | £5.99 7+ year | 80pp,198mm x 130mm

Sadly, the Able Ants are not the best football team in the district and Hubert is not the best player. He loves football, but his skills are getting worse, not better. Could magic glasses be the answer?

For more information and activities visit: www.littlerockets.com.au

Jake in Space: Volcanoes of Venus May 2018 Written by Candice Lemon-Scott Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-1-912076-70-3 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 120pp, 198mm x 130mm

Jake in Space: Mercury Rising June 2018 Written by Candice Lemon-Scott Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-1-912076-69-7 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 120pp, 198mm x 130mm

Jake in Space: Robot Games May 2018

Jake in Space: Saving Saturn June 2018

Written by Candice Lemon-Scott Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-1-912076-72-7 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 120pp, 198mm x 130mm

Written by Candice Lemon-Scott Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-1-912076-68-0 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 116pp, 198mm x 130mm

For games and activities visit: www.jakeinspace.com.au


Blast off with the Little Rockets A new, fast-paced junior fiction series designed especially for 7+ readers. Each gripping tale will keep children hooked and entice them to begin reading independently. Children will be enthralled by the captivating characters. Look out for further titles in the series, coming this year.

Jake in Space

Jake in Space is a sci-fi adventure series full of action and suspense. Jake lives in the future. His home is a space station on Earth but he travels the solar system, solving mysteries and thwarting villains before they can carry out their evil plans.

Jake in Space: Moon Attack Written by Candice Lemon-Scott | Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-1-912076-00-0 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 120pp, 198mm x 130mm

Ferret on the Loose April 2018 Written by Heather Gallagher | Illustrated by Benjamin Johnston ISBN: 978-1-912076-83-3 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 64pp, 198mm x 130mm

Lucy has been training her pet ferret, Flash, for the annual Fastest Fearless Ferret Race. But as the competition approaches, Flash is nowhere to be found. Did he run away? Or was Flash ferret-napped?

Jake in Space: Rocket Battles Written by Candice Lemon-Scott | Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-1-912076-71-0 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 120pp, 198mm x 130mm

Hubert and The Magic Glasses April 2018 Written by Candice Lemon Scott | Illustrated by Joe Spellman ISBN: 978-1-912076-91-8 (PB) | £5.99 7+ year | 80pp,198mm x 130mm

Sadly, the Able Ants are not the best football team in the district and Hubert is not the best player. He loves football, but his skills are getting worse, not better. Could magic glasses be the answer?

For more information and activities visit: www.littlerockets.com.au

Jake in Space: Volcanoes of Venus May 2018 Written by Candice Lemon-Scott Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-1-912076-70-3 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 120pp, 198mm x 130mm

Jake in Space: Mercury Rising June 2018 Written by Candice Lemon-Scott Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-1-912076-69-7 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 120pp, 198mm x 130mm

Jake in Space: Robot Games May 2018

Jake in Space: Saving Saturn June 2018

Written by Candice Lemon-Scott Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-1-912076-72-7 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 120pp, 198mm x 130mm

Written by Candice Lemon-Scott Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-1-912076-68-0 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 116pp, 198mm x 130mm

For games and activities visit: www.jakeinspace.com.au


Keeper of the Crystals

Keeper of the Crystals: Eve and the Last Dragon ISBN: 978-1-912076-66-6 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 80pp, 198mm x 130mm

Written by Jess Black | Illustrated by Celeste Hulme

Keeper of the Crystals is an adventure fantasy series full of secrets and mystery. Eve and Oscar, two unlikely friends, accidentally tap into the power of crystals. They are thrust into different and dangerous worlds where unicorns, tigers, dragons and panthers communicate with people and where native communities and their way of life are under threat. What are the secrets of the Crystal Keeper and why does Eve have these powers?

Eve turns up unannounced at her gran’s house with Oscar in tow. It’s time to open the wooden box. The one her gran had warned them was far too dangerous to go near. A crystal dragon figurine thrusts Oscar and Eve into a medieval world of dragon slayers, fire breathing dragons, castles and moats. It’s a world at war. Can Eve and Oscar befriend these creatures and help save them from extinction?

Keeper of the Crystals: Eve and the Griffin’s Gold March 2018 ISBN: 978-1-9120766-5-9 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 56pp, 198mm x 130mm

Eve’s is accompanied everywhere she goes by her kindred dragon Ingvar. She realises all is not well when her gran turns up at her house in the city in the middle of the night to warn her of danger. Eve’s friend Oscar and Ingvar find themselves transported to the world of Dracburn where riches are coveted and where the Griffins guard the greatest treasure of all, the Tree of Life. But the Griffins are under attack from an army who seek eternal life.

Keeper of the Crystals: Eve and the Runaway Unicorn

Keeper of the Crystals: Eve and the Fiery Phoenix

Keeper of the Crystals: Eve and the Mermaid’s Tears

ISBN: 978-0-9956255-7-0 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 80pp, 198mm x 130mm

ISBN: 978-0-9956255-2-5 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 80pp, 198mm x 130mm

ISBN: 978-1-912076-67-3 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 80pp, 198mm x 130mm

Keeper of the Crystals: Eve and the Hidden Giant March 2018 ISBN: 978-1-9120766-4-2 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 56pp, 198mm x 130mm

Eve is back in Marigold for the holidays. While out bushwalking Eve, Oscar and Ingvar happen upon a strangely shaped rocky outcrop. It looks like a giant’s chair and when Eve sits in it her hand touches upon a small crystal in the shape of a giant embedded in the rock. Suddenly a huge wind comes out of nowhere and lifts them up. It carries them to the land of giants. For more about Eve’s world, games and activities visit: www.keeperofthecrystals.com.au


Keeper of the Crystals

Keeper of the Crystals: Eve and the Last Dragon ISBN: 978-1-912076-66-6 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 80pp, 198mm x 130mm

Written by Jess Black | Illustrated by Celeste Hulme

Keeper of the Crystals is an adventure fantasy series full of secrets and mystery. Eve and Oscar, two unlikely friends, accidentally tap into the power of crystals. They are thrust into different and dangerous worlds where unicorns, tigers, dragons and panthers communicate with people and where native communities and their way of life are under threat. What are the secrets of the Crystal Keeper and why does Eve have these powers?

Eve turns up unannounced at her gran’s house with Oscar in tow. It’s time to open the wooden box. The one her gran had warned them was far too dangerous to go near. A crystal dragon figurine thrusts Oscar and Eve into a medieval world of dragon slayers, fire breathing dragons, castles and moats. It’s a world at war. Can Eve and Oscar befriend these creatures and help save them from extinction?

Keeper of the Crystals: Eve and the Griffin’s Gold March 2018 ISBN: 978-1-9120766-5-9 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 56pp, 198mm x 130mm

Eve’s is accompanied everywhere she goes by her kindred dragon Ingvar. She realises all is not well when her gran turns up at her house in the city in the middle of the night to warn her of danger. Eve’s friend Oscar and Ingvar find themselves transported to the world of Dracburn where riches are coveted and where the Griffins guard the greatest treasure of all, the Tree of Life. But the Griffins are under attack from an army who seek eternal life.

Keeper of the Crystals: Eve and the Runaway Unicorn

Keeper of the Crystals: Eve and the Fiery Phoenix

Keeper of the Crystals: Eve and the Mermaid’s Tears

ISBN: 978-0-9956255-7-0 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 80pp, 198mm x 130mm

ISBN: 978-0-9956255-2-5 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 80pp, 198mm x 130mm

ISBN: 978-1-912076-67-3 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 80pp, 198mm x 130mm

Keeper of the Crystals: Eve and the Hidden Giant March 2018 ISBN: 978-1-9120766-4-2 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 56pp, 198mm x 130mm

Eve is back in Marigold for the holidays. While out bushwalking Eve, Oscar and Ingvar happen upon a strangely shaped rocky outcrop. It looks like a giant’s chair and when Eve sits in it her hand touches upon a small crystal in the shape of a giant embedded in the rock. Suddenly a huge wind comes out of nowhere and lifts them up. It carries them to the land of giants. For more about Eve’s world, games and activities visit: www.keeperofthecrystals.com.au


Happily Ever After A new twist on classic fairy tales.

Little Red Riding Hood

Beauty and the Beast

The Ugly Duckling

The Princess and the Pea

Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-0-9956255-3-2 (PB) | £5.99 4-8 years | 32pp, 280mm x 210mm

Illustrated by Helene Magisson ISBN: 978-0-9956255-4-9 (PB) | £5.99 4-8 years | 32pp, 280mm x 210mm

Illustrated by Annie White ISBN: 978-0-9956255-1-8 (PB) | £5.99 4-8 years | 32pp, 280mm x 210mm

Illustrated by Helene Magisson ISBN: 978-1-912076-60-4 (PB) | £5.99 4-8 years | 32pp, 280mm x 210mm

Little Red Riding Hood visits her sick grandmother in the woods. Her mother warns her to stay on the path and not wander into the woods. But the wolf is clever and Little Red Riding Hood soon finds herself in a spot of bother.

On a dark day Beauty sets off to meet the Beast at his castle. Can she put her fear aside and see through the Beast? Helene Magisson brings Beauty to life with her stunning illustrations.

Mother Duck is disappointed when one of her little ducklings isn’t as pretty as the other delightful four. The Ugly Duckling sets out to find his place in the world.

The Prince travels the world looking for the perfect bride. He looks everywhere until he finally returns home with no wife. Then one day there is a knock at the palace door. Could this be his princess?

The Little Mermaid March 2018 Illustrated by Owen Swan ISBN: 978-1-912076-90-1 (PB) | £5.99 4-8 years | 32pp, 280mm x 210mm

A little mermaid must say goodbye to her sea legs if she is to be with her prince. Owen Swan’s ethereal illustrations recreate life and beauty under the sea.


Happily Ever After A new twist on classic fairy tales.

Little Red Riding Hood

Beauty and the Beast

The Ugly Duckling

The Princess and the Pea

Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-0-9956255-3-2 (PB) | £5.99 4-8 years | 32pp, 280mm x 210mm

Illustrated by Helene Magisson ISBN: 978-0-9956255-4-9 (PB) | £5.99 4-8 years | 32pp, 280mm x 210mm

Illustrated by Annie White ISBN: 978-0-9956255-1-8 (PB) | £5.99 4-8 years | 32pp, 280mm x 210mm

Illustrated by Helene Magisson ISBN: 978-1-912076-60-4 (PB) | £5.99 4-8 years | 32pp, 280mm x 210mm

Little Red Riding Hood visits her sick grandmother in the woods. Her mother warns her to stay on the path and not wander into the woods. But the wolf is clever and Little Red Riding Hood soon finds herself in a spot of bother.

On a dark day Beauty sets off to meet the Beast at his castle. Can she put her fear aside and see through the Beast? Helene Magisson brings Beauty to life with her stunning illustrations.

Mother Duck is disappointed when one of her little ducklings isn’t as pretty as the other delightful four. The Ugly Duckling sets out to find his place in the world.

The Prince travels the world looking for the perfect bride. He looks everywhere until he finally returns home with no wife. Then one day there is a knock at the palace door. Could this be his princess?

The Little Mermaid March 2018 Illustrated by Owen Swan ISBN: 978-1-912076-90-1 (PB) | £5.99 4-8 years | 32pp, 280mm x 210mm

A little mermaid must say goodbye to her sea legs if she is to be with her prince. Owen Swan’s ethereal illustrations recreate life and beauty under the sea.


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New Frontier Publishing Catalogue 2018  

MMS selling excellent children's books and digital

New Frontier Publishing Catalogue 2018  

MMS selling excellent children's books and digital

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