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January 2019 release

Following on from the award-winning Can You Find Me?, Can You Find 12 Busy Bees brings children closer to nature and the environment. In this elegant picture book children will enjoy learning to count with gorgeous fauna and wildlife on every page.

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Rhino Neil

February 2019 release Written and illustrated by Mini Goss ISBN: 978-1-912076-23-9 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 270mm x 240mm

All the animals in the safari zoo are warned to stay away from the huge Rhino Neil. He is a very lonely rhinocerous until one day Tuscany the elephant arrives. Neil is pleased to have a friend at last. These animals come to life with Mini’s fine illustrations.

My Sister

Paperback March 2019 release Written and illustrated by Joanna Young ISBN: 978-1-912076-51-2 (HB) |£11.99 ISBN: 978-1-912076-27-7 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 24pp, 244mm x 244mm

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

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Ron finds himself in a spot of bother when he needs to leave his post. Can the corgis help Ron and fool the Queen? This gleeful tale will delight young and old.

Written by Tracey Hawkins | Illustrated by Anil Tortop ISBN: 978-1-912076-38-3 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 260mm x 260mm

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Can You Find 12 Busy Bees? June 2019 release

Written by Gordon Winch | Illustrated by Patrick Shrivington ISBN: 978-1-912076-30-7 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 280mm x 230mm

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Following on from the shortlisted Can You Find Me?, Can You Find 12 Busy Bees brings children closer to nature and the environment. In this elegant picture book children will enjoy learning to count with the gorgeous flora and fauna on every page.

Gordon Winch & Patrick Shirvington

Max’s Dinosaur Feet! July 2019 release

Written by Lana Spasevski | Illustrated by Penelope Pratley ISBN: 978-1-912076-37-6 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 254mm x 254mm

Max has dinosaur feet. He must not wake the baby. Stomp! Stamp! Smash! Oh dear! How can he and his family keep their feet quiet, and the baby asleep?

Mr Pegg’s Post

Paperback July 2019 release Written and illustrated by Elena Topouzoglou ISBN: 978-1-912076-85-7 (HB) | £11.99 ISBN: 978-1-912076-99-4 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 220mm x 220mm

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 ...

Under the Same Sky August 2019 release

Written by Robert Vescio | Illustrated by Nicky Johnston ISBN: 978-1-912076-35-2 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 280mm x 240mm

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Max is having his first ever sleepover at Grandpa’s house. Snuggled into bed with his Ted and his torch, Max is woken by a terrifying noise. Follow Max and Can You Ted as they hunt around the house and discover all sorts of strange shapes, Me? until they finally come face to face with a most surprising monster... A light-hearted story that emphasises the great relationships children can have with their grandparents.

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Written by Tracey Hawkins | Illustrated by Chantal Stewart ISBN: 978-1-912076-98-7 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 240mm x 240mm

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Lola loves to dance. She flounces and bounces all day long, practising for the Black and White Ball. But she is a brown Jersey cow, not a black-and-white cow. Can she disguise herself and have a spin on the dance floor?

Two children on opposite sides of the world crave friendship. Is it possible to be friends across the miles?

Little Puggle’s Song August 2019 release

Written by Vikki Conley | Illustrated by Helene Magisson ISBN: 978-1-912076-34-5 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 254mm x 254mm

A lonely echidna searches for his voice. Every time Puggle tries to make sound nothing comes out. Can Puggle find his voice and join the bush choir? 4

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Emily Green’s Garden

Written by Heather Gallagher | Illustrated by Anil Tortop ISBN: 978-1-912076-78-9 (HB) | £11.99 ISBN: 978-1-912858-00-2 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 260mm x 260mm

Written by Penny Harrison | Illustrated by Megan Forward ISBN: 978-1-912076-75-8 (HB) | £11.99 ISBN: 978-1-912858-01-9 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 290mm x 240mm

A little girl shows how far she will go to protect her four-legged friend.

Emily Green lives in a perfectly lovely house, in a perfectly lovely street where people are always busy and bustling, hurried and hustling. One day Emily Green decides she wants to bring the outside into her home. She catches a glimpse of something green on the pavement, and visits the library to learn more about plants. Soon she has created something magical. She just needs to share it with others …

Paperback August 2019 release

Who’s Afraid of the Quite Nice Wolf? September 2019 release

Written by Kitty Black | Illustrated by Laura Wood ISBN: 978-1-912076-32-1 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 240mm x 275mm

Pip Finds a Home

The Quite Nice Wolf doesn’t quite fit in with the local wolf pack. He commences training to become a proper wolf - one that’s BIG and BAD. Can he help the wolf pack with their master plan?

Written and Illustrated by Elena Topouzoglou ISBN: 978-1-912076-01-7 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 210mm x 260mm

Eva’s Imagination

Paperback September 2019 release Written by Wenda Shurety | Illustrated by Karen Erasmus ISBN: 978-1-912076-19-2 (HB) | £11.99 ISBN: 978-1-912858-02-6 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 260mm x 260mm

Eva doesn’t know what an imagination is. With the help of her dog, Chops, Eva goes on a hunt to find it. A delightful story about the power of imagination.

Hodge Podge Lodge

Paperback September 2019 release Written and illustrated by Priscilla Lamont ISBN: 978-1-912076-21-5 (HB) | £11.99 ISBN: 978-1-912858-03-3 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 275mm x 240mm

The Pigwigs live happily in Hodge Podge Lodge, making lots and lots of mess. But they never think about where their rubbish goes . . . until their neighbours decide enough is enough. Can Little Miss Pigwig’s nifty new idea help solve the problem of all that rubbish? A lively story about taking care of our environment and the importance of recycling.

A Home for Luna September 2019 release

Written by Stef Gemmill | Illustrated by Mel Armstrong ISBN: 978-1-912858-12-5 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 254mm x 254mm

When Luna washes up on a strange shore she is scared and lonely. She soon discovers there is beauty in her new land, and along the way makes unexpected friends. But will she ever feel at home in a place so different from the one she remembers?

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After a long journey over the seas, Pip arrives at the South Pole. But as he meets his fellow penguins, he realises he is not quite the same as them. What makes him different ... and does it matter?

Twelve Days of Kindness October 2019 release

Written by Cori Brooke | Illustrated by Fiona Burrows ISBN: 978-1-912076-33-8 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 280mm x 240mm

One little girl realises that a girl in her class is struggling to make friends. With the help of their football coach they come up with a plan. Can their school football team bring them together, and expand their friendship group?

Marvin and Marigold: A Stormy Night Paperback October 2019 release

Written by Mark Carthew | Illustrated by Simon Prescott ISBN: 978-1-912076-48-2 (HB) | £11.99 ISBN: 978-1-912858-04-0 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 240mm x 240mm

On a wild and stormy night Marvin and Marigold are scared. The wind rattled windows, whistled and whirled as lightning bolts cracked and thunderclaps swirled. Will they make it through the night?

Scruffle-Nut

October 2019 release Written by Corinne Fention | Illustrated by Owen Swan ISBN: 978-1-912076-31-4 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 280mm x 210mm

As winter leaves tumble and twirl a wisp of memory wraps itself about me and whispers me back to long ago ...

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Written and Illustrated by Tom Tinn-Disbury ISBN: 978-1-912858-13-2 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 254mm x 254mm

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Trying to fit into the modern world when you are a caveman isn’t easy. Ogg always seems to get things wrong, with hilarious results. Poor Ogg, he just wants to fit in. Luckily he has his best friend Penny to help him.

Santa’s High-Tech Christmas Paperback November 2019 release

Written by Mike Dumbleton | Illustrated by Angela Perrini ISBN: 978-1-912076-15-4 (HB) | £11.99 ISBN: 978-1-912858-05-7 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 275mm x 240mm

Santa has discovered high-tech gear. With his techno-pad, a soft reclining seat in his sleigh and a rocket pack, he is well prepared to deliver presents for Christmas Day. But as things start to go wrong, Santa needs the help of a young girl so that all the presents get delivered on time.

The Night Before Christmas October 2019 release

Illustrated by Helene Magisson ISBN: 978-1-912858-29-3 (PB) | £6.99 4-10 years | 32pp, 240mm x 275mm

This classic Clement Clarke Moore poem is given new life with beautiful illustrations by Helene Magisson.The perfect book to celebrate the joy of the festive season.

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This year we are delighted to introduce two new fiction series to our list. Candice Lemon-Scott, author of Jake in Space, has written a new adventure series. Eco Rangers is an action-packed series based around two best friends who rescue and rehabilitate sick and injured wildlife through their local conservation centre. Ebony and Jay love helping others and looking after their environment. In each story they meet new animal friends, solve mysteries and learn more about nature. Meet the Eco Rangers and dive into their brand new adventures! Debut author Helen Castles has penned a thrilling mystery. Scoop McLaren is a top-notch detective editor who runs her very own online newspaper and solves incredible mysteries in this brand new fast-paced series. The second book in the series will be released later in 2019.

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Eco Rangers: Pelican in Peril April 2019 release

Written by Candice Lemon-Scott ISBN: 978-1-912076-39-0 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 198mm x 129mm

When Ebony and Jay, the famous Eco Rangers, rescue a frightened-looking pelican covered in fuel, they know something terrible has happened. Why is the sea full of petrol? And where does it come from? As the Eco Rangers start investigating they end up getting into big trouble. Join them on their mystery-solving adventures! Eco Rangers to the rescue!

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Detective Editor June 2019 release

Written by Helen Castles ISBN: 978-1-912858-09-5 (PB) | £6.99 8+ years | 198mm x 129mm

Meet Scoop McLaren, top-notch detective editor who runs her very own online newspaper and solves incredible mysteries in this brand new action-packed and fast-paced series! Mischief maker on the loose! What do you do when an evil newspaper editor wreaks havoc in a quiet coastal town? Sonny Fink writes online news that is uploaded at one minute past midnight every night. The news is always frightfully awful and if Sonny writes it, it is bound to happen! Thirteen-year-old detective and reporter, Scoop McLaren and her best friend, Evie, set on a mission to discover everything about this mysterious Sonny Fink ...

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Written by Candice Lemon-Scott ISBN: 978-1-912858-08-8 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 198mm x 129mm

The Eco Rangers, Ebony and Jay, are having so much fun at the local adventure park. But when they find two abandoned baby bats, they rescue them right away. Then they discover more microbrats inside an old rollercoaster ride. Can the Eco Rangers save the animals in time before the ride is destroyed?

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Eco Rangers: Wildfire Rescue November 2019 release

Written by Candice Lemon-Scott ISBN: 978-1-912858-28-6 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 198mm x 129mm

There’s been a devastating wildfire in the bushland and Ebony and Jay, our Eco Rangers are doing their best to find injured animals. As they rescue a cute little possum with burned paws, they also discover that some people have been camping in the area that was devastated by the fire. What were they doing there? This is a mystery for the Eco Rangers!

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The ABC of Musical Instruments December 2018 release

In collaboration with Hampshire Cultural Trust | Illustrated by Ailie Busby ISBN: 978-1-912076-45-1 (Board Book) | £6.99 0-3 years | 26pp, 152mm x 161mm

Join these lovable animals as they play musical instruments in the perfect first alphabet book.

123 Tea Party

December 2018 release In collaboration with Hampshire Cultural Trust | Illustrated by Ailie Busby ISBN: 978-1-912076-44-4 (Board Book) | £6.99 0-3 years | 26pp, 152mm x 161mm

Join Fox as he prepares a magnificent tea party for all his friends in this perfect first counting book.

Jump and Shout! January 2019 release

Written by Mike Dumbleton | Illustrated by Peter Carnavas ISBN: 978-1-912076-41-3 (PB) | £6.99 0-3 years | 290mm x 220mm

Jump and shout ... clap and cheer on this rollicking adventure with a lively family. Join them as they swing, skip and tumble through the neighbourhood on a joyful day out.

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Little White Fish April 2019 release

Written and illustrated by Guido van Genechten ISBN: 978-1-912076-24-6 (Board Book) | £6.99 0-3 years | 22pp, 165mm x 165mm

Little White Fish is crying. He can’t find his mummy. But the sea is full of friendly creatures: a yellow snail, a green turtle, a blue whale ... and Little White Fish’s mummy can’t be far away. A playful book about colours.

Can You Find?

At the Beach July 2019 release

Illustrated by Nancy Bevington ISBN: 978-1-912076-06-2 (Board Book) | £6.99 0-3 years | 18pp, 165mm x 165mm

Explore all the wonderful things at the beach. Can you find them all at the end? A fun, visually stimulating book to promote early learning and reading.

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Under the Ocean July 2019 release

Little White Fish Has A Party April 2019 release

Written and illustrated by Guido van Genechten ISBN: 978-1-912076-47-5 (Board Book) | £6.99 0-3 years | 22pp, 165mm x 165mm

Little White Fish is getting bigger! Today he is turning two, and all sorts of sea creatures are coming to his party: round and skinny ones, long and short ones, and straight and curved ones too. A playful book about opposites.

Illustrated by Nancy Bevington ISBN: 978-1-912076-05-5 (Board Book) | £6.99 0-3 years | 18pp, 165mm x 165mm

Explore all the wonderful things under the ocean. Can you find them all at the end? A fun, visually stimulating book to promote early learning and reading.

Can You Find?

On the Farm

September 2019 release Illustrated by Nancy Bevington ISBN: 978-1-912076-07-9 (Board Book) | £6.99 0-3 years | 18pp, 165mm x 165mm

Explore all the wonderful things on the farm. Can you find them all at the end? A fun, visually stimulating book to promote early learning and reading.

Little White Fish is So Happy

May 2019 release

Written and illustrated by Guido van Genechten ISBN: 978-1-912076-25-3 (Board Book) | £6.99 0-3 years | 22pp, 165mm x 165mm

Little White Fish is so happy. Mummy is coming to take him home! First he must say goodbye to his friends – but where will he find them? In a shell? Under a leaf? Behind a stone? A playful book about prepositions.

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In the Forest

September 2019 release Illustrated by Nancy Bevington ISBN: 978-1-912076-08-6 (Board Book) | £6.99 0-3 years | 18pp, 165mm x 165mm

Explore all the wonderful things in the forest. Can you find them all at the end? A fun, visually stimulating book to promote early learning and reading.

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Written by Hilary Robinson | Illustrated by Mandy Stanley

On the Moon

November 2019 release ISBN: 978-1-912858-14-9 (Board Book) | £6.99 0-3 years | 200mm x 200mm

Gregory Goose is heading into space. Can you find him?

In the Jungle

December 2019 release ISBN: 978-1-912858-15-6 (Board Book) | £6.99 0-3 years | 200mm x 200mm

Gregory Goose is going on safari. Can you find him?

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

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

Edward and the Great Discovery Written by Rebecca McRitchie | Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-0-9956255-0-1 (HB) | £11.99 ISBN: 978-1-912076-89-5 (PB) | £6.99 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.

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

‘The little red boots went marching, marching, marching. The little red boots went marching, merrily on their way...’ One bright autumn morning, Rose and her cheeky companion, Banjo, head off to fly their kite.

Let’s Go! Written by Rosalyn Alberts | Illustrated by Natalia Moore

On a Rocket

November 2019 release ISBN: 978-1-912858-22-4 (Board Book) | £6.99 0-3 years | 200mm x 200mm

Two friends enjoy an adventure on a rocket as they head into space.

On a Ferry

December 2019 release ISBN: 978-1-912858-23-1 (Board Book) | £6.99 0-3 years | 200mm x 200mm

Two friends enjoy an afternoon in the sun aboard a ferry.

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Gregory Goose is on the Loose!

Take Ted Instead Written by Cassandra Webb | Illustrated by Amanda Francey ISBN: 978-1-912076-61-1 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 240mm x 240mm

It’s bedtime for one tired little boy. Why should he go to bed when everyone else in the house is still awake? He has a plan to keep himself wide awake ...

My Dad is a Bear Written by Nicola Connelly | Illustrated by Annie White ISBN: 978-0-9956255-8-7 (PB) | £5.99 2-6 years | 28pp, 260mm x 260mm

He is tall and round like a bear. He is soft and furry like a bear. My dad is a bear!

Santa’s Tight Squeeze Written by Alex Field | Illustrated by Karen Erasmus ISBN: 978-1-912076-59-8 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 254mm x 254mm

It’s Christmas Eve, and Santa finds many treats left for him while delivering presents throughout the world. But as Santa keeps eating, his belt gets a bit tighter each time. Will he still fit down the chimney?

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

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.

I Love You Written by Xiao Mao | Illustrated by Tang Yun ISBN: 978-0-9956255-9-4 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 260mm x 210mm

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

Keeper of the Crystals 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? For more about Eve’s world, games and activities visit: www.keeperofthecrystals.com.au

Eve and the Runaway Unicorn ISBN: 9780995625570 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 80pp, 198mm x 130mm

Eve and the Griffin’s Gold ISBN: 9781912076659 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 56pp, 198mm x 130mm

Ava’s Spectacular Spectacles Written By Alice Rex | Illustrated By Angela Perrini ISBN: 978-1-912076-53-6 (HB) | £11.99 ISBN: 978-1-912076-79-6 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 260mm x 260mm

Ava is not keen to wear her glasses in front of her friends. That is, until her teacher convinces her that the characters in fairy tales would have been much better off if they had been wearing their glasses.

Eve and the Fiery Phoenix

Eve and the Hidden Giant

ISBN: 9780995625525 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 80pp, 198mm x 130mm

ISBN: 978-1-9120766-4-2 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 56pp, 198mm x 130mm

Eve and the Mermaid’s Tears

Eve and the Rebel Fairies

Is it the Way You Giggle? Written by Nicola Connelly | Illustrated by Annie White ISBN: 978-1-912076-93-2 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 254mm x 254mm

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

What Should A Horse Say?

ISBN: 9781912076673 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 80pp, 198mm x 130mm

ISBN: 978-1-912076-80-2 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 80pp, 198mm x 130mm

Written by Fleur McDdonald | Illustrated by Annie White ISBN: 978-1-912076-02-4 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 254mm x 254mm

Farmer Rochelle owns a cow that says ‘moo moo,’ a sheep that says ‘baa baa,’ a chicken that says ‘chick chick’ and a horse that says … ‘chick chick’! What on earth could be wrong with Farmer Rochelle’s horse? A playful farmyard story full of animal friends and the noises they make.

My Magnificent Jelly Bean Tree

Eve and the Last Dragon

Eve and the Kraken Hunt

ISBN: 9781912076666 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 80pp, 198mm x 130mm

ISBN: 978-1-912076-20-8 (PB) | £4.99 7+ years | 80pp, 198mm x 130mm

Written by Maura Finn | Illustrated by Aura Parker ISBN: 978-0-9956255-6-3 (HB) | £11.99 4-8 years | 32pp, 280mm x 230mm

A young boy creates a magical world with a jelly bean tree.

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Marvin and Marigold: The Big Sneeze

Mr Darcy

Written by Mark Carthew | Illustrated by Simon Prescott ISBN: 978-1-912076-63-5 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 240mm x 240mm

Written by Alex Field | Illustrated by Peter Carnavas ISBN: 978-1-912076-56-7 (HB) | £11.99 ISBN: 978-1-912076-14-7 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 240mm x 240mm

Two mice, Marvin and Marigold, live next door to each other. When Marvin gets a cold, Marigold has to find a cure to save her mouse house. Told in Mark Carthew’s classic lyrical rhyme.

Marvin and Marigold: A Christmas Surprise Written by Mark Carthew | Illustrated by Simon Prescott ISBN: 978-1-912076-62-8 (HB) | £11.99 ISBN: 978-1-912076-17-8 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 240mm x 240mm

On the first day in December Marigold Mouse receives a surprise gift. She can’t wait to share her excitement with her best friend Marvin. In the second picture book in the Marvin and Marigold series, Mark Carthew’s evocative verse expresses the spirit of the festive season, and Simon Prescott’s illustrations bring to life the magic of Christmas.

My Perfect Pup Written by Sue Walker | Illustrated by Anil Tortop ISBN: 978-1-912076-81-9 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 254mm x 254mm

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.

The Brave Knight Written by Sally Gould | Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 978-1-912076-94-9 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 24pp, 275mm x 240mm

Determined to protect his castle and its occupants, a little boy stands guard against enemy knights.

Mr Darcy is a rather reserved, gentle duck. He likes to tip his hat and say, ‘good morning’. Mr Darcy would never want to bother anybody. His life is a little lonely until he discovers that it’s okay to let his friends know he needs some help. Alex Field’s great love of Jane Austen’s Mr Darcy from ‘Pride and Prejudice’ inspired her to create Mr Darcy. Mr Darcy has all the great qualities of a gentle English aristocrat. Peter Carnavas has created a gorgeous new look for the well-loved and much admired Mr Darcy.

Mr Darcy the Dancing Duck Written by Alex Field | Illustrated by Peter Carnavas ISBN: 978-1-912076-57-4 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 240mm x 240mm

Mr Darcy dreads the first sign of spring. Flowers in bloom mean only one thing - dancing season. And Mr Darcy simply cannot dance. Can Lizzy convince Mr Darcy to take a turn around the maypole?

Mr Darcy and the Christmas Pudding Written by Alex Field | Illustrated by Peter Carnavas ISBN: 978-1-912076-58-1 (HB) | £11.99 ISBN: 978-1-912076-16-1 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 240mm x 240mm

Mr Darcy loves Christmas. A roaring fire, falling snow, hot chocolate, solitude. But when Mr Collins drops by, Mr Darcy’s peaceful Christmas is soon ruined.

Jessica’s Box Written and illustrated by Peter Carnavas ISBN: 978-1-912076-54-3 (HB) | £11.99 ISBN: 978-1-912076-77-2 (PB) | £6.99 4–6 years | 32pp, 245mm x 245mm

‘Jessica‘s Box’ is Peter Carnavas’ first book. Peter has portrayed with depth the trauma of a child’s first day at school and written a witty and warm book about finding new friends.

How Many Dinosaurs Deep? Written by Ben Kitchin | Illustrated by Vicky Fieldhouse ISBN: 978-0-9956255-5-6 (HB) | £10.99 6+ years | 28pp, 275mm x 240mm

Jim is not quite sure that he’s ready to move from the baby pool to the middle-sized pool. Can a group of splashing, sploshing dinosaurs help him face his fear?

Last Tree in the City Written and illustrated by Peter Carnavas ISBN: 978-1-912076-55-0 (HB) | £11.99 ISBN: 978-1-912076-49-9 (PB) | £6.99 4–6 years | 32pp, 245mm x 245mm

Edward is sad after he finds the last tree in the city is no longer standing. After some reflection, he finds a way to make things better. A poignant tale about the environment and the way children relate to its beauty.

Lucia and Lawrence

The Children Who Loved Books

Written and illustrated by Joanna Francis ISBN: 978-1-912076-50-5 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 28pp, 240mm x 240mm

Written and illustrated by Peter Carnavas ISBN: 978-1-912076-18-5 (PB) | £6.99 4-6 years | 32pp, 240mm x 240mm

Lucia is creative. Lawrence loves numbers. Can they find a middle ground and stay friends?

Angus and Lucy love books. They have hundreds of them. But when the books are taken away, Angus and Lucy’s family soon discover they cannot live without them. A warm and moving celebration of books and the way in which they bring us all together. 20

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Happy Little Squirrel

Happily Ever After

Written by Ge Cuilin & Yi Ping | Illustrated by Tang Yunhui ISBN: 978-1-912076-76-5 (HB) | £11.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 210mm x 245mm

A new twist on classic fairy tales.

Little Squirrel shares his home with all his friends. But one day Fox decides he wants the house to be his. Little Squirrel’s friends help to find him a new home. A charming story that celebrates friendship and kindness.

Baby Band Written by Diane Jackson Hill | Illustrated by Giuseppe Poli ISBN: 978-1-912076-84-0 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 28pp, 250mm x 210mm

On a normal day, a baby creates mayhem in an apartment block. Diane Jackson’s words express her passion for music, and its ability to soothe the soul. Giuseppe Poli brings the musical theme in the book to life, transforming an apartment block into a vibrant community.

Pugs Don’t Wear Pyjamas The Little Mermaid

Little Red Riding Hood

Beauty and the Beast

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

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

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

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 gets used to having her around?

The Great Zoo Hullabaloo! Written by Mark Carthew | Illustrated by Anil Tortop ISBN: 978-1-912076-10-9 (PB) | £6.99 3-6 years | 32pp, 260mm x 260mm

‘When Jess and Jack opened the gates to the Zoo, it was strangely deserted. Nobody said BOO!’ Can Jess and Jack discover the mystery of the missing animals? This magical picture book by award-winning author Mark Carthew, brought to life by Anil Tortop’s illustrations, evokes the spirit of adventure in enchanting rhyme.

The Princess and the Pea

The Ugly Duckling

Illustrated by Helene Magisson ISBN: 978-1-912076-60-4 (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

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Blast off with the Little Rockets

Jake in Space

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.

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.

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

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

Ferret on the Loose 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?

Moon Attack

Volcanoes of Venus

Written by Candice Lemon-Scott Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 9781912076000 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 120pp, 198mm x 130mm

Written by Candice Lemon-Scott Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 9781912076703 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 120pp, 198mm x 130mm

Rocket Battles

Hubert and The Magic Glasses

Written by Candice Lemon-Scott Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 9781912076710 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 120pp, 198mm x 130mm

Mercury Rising Written by Candice Lemon-Scott Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 9781912076697 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 120pp, 198mm x 130mm

Written by Candice Lemon Scott Illustrated by Joe Spellman ISBN: 978-1-912076-91-8 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 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?

Robot Games Written by Candice Lemon-Scott Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 9781912076727 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 120pp, 198mm x 130mm

Saving Saturn Written by Candice Lemon-Scott Illustrated by Celeste Hulme ISBN: 9781912076680 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 116pp, 198mm x 130mm

Mike the Spike Written by Stella Tarakson Illustrated by Benjamin Johnston ISBN: 978-1-912076-82-6 (PB) | £5.99 7+ years | 64pp,198mm x 130mm

Mike is proud of his spikey hair. Small for his age, his spikes make him look taller and very grown up. To his horror he discovers he has lice. The great hat parade is only two days away and he longs to win a prize for best hat. But can he, when he can’t stop scratching long enough to make one?

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New Frontier Publishing UK A4 Catalogue 2019 and Backlist  

New Frontier Publishing UK A4 Catalogue 2019 and Backlist  

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