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Welcome to The Salariya Book Company’s new catalogue featuring its imprints: Scribblers, Book House and Scribo. Scribblers Scribblers highlights include Trixie The Witch’s Cat, a classic story from picture book genius and best-selling author/ illustrator Nick Butterworth, and Edmund The Elephant Who Forgot – a humorous, detail‑packed book from debut author Kate Dalgleish. We also have two new beautifully-illustrated volumes in the Myths series, this time retelling tales from ancient Egypt, featuring gods, monsters and pharaohs. In an early festive mood? The Christmas Chronicles is a magical collection of 24 short Christmas stories set in the North Pole as Santa and his elves prepare for Christmas. The book is designed as an advent calendar in the build-up to Christmas with one story being read every night from the 1st to the 24th December. Touch and Trace ABC and 123 use wacky artwork to familiarise very young readers with basic numbers and the letters of the alphabet. 2021 sees the launch of our early learning series – Scribble Monsters’ Guide To Modern Manners. The inquisitive Scribble Monsters playfully help young children get to grips with the ins and outs of good manners, good hygiene and good behaviour. Sweet Dreamzzz Alligator and Zebra, and Goodnight, Llamas are adorable board books that teach young children about the importance of a good night’s sleep – making them ideal bedtime reading. Book House We have a new addition to the Adventures in the Real World series: AD79 The Destruction of Pompeii. This title explores the famous Roman town of Pompeii in the years before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, the timeline of its destruction and its subsequent rediscovery hundreds of years later. It uses a mix of easy-to-read text, fact boxes providing historical context, and comic strips to dramatise significant episodes of Pompeii’s fascinating history. We also have a range of new titles in the Live from the Crypt series – information boooks with a chat show approach where the ghosts of famous pirates, scientific pioneers, Roman and Chinese emperors and other historical figures discuss their eventful lives. The use of comic strips and script-style text bring history hilariously to life. We also have a new series called Draw 1001 by award-winning artist Mark Bergin showing how to deconstruct and recognise the simple shapes that go into constructing a detailed drawing. Of a more literary bent? What Shall We Write? is an informative and interactive guide to creative writing in its many forms for budding young authors. It contains introductory information on the building blocks of writing a story, as well as enjoyable writing exercises, top tips and advice on getting your work published or self-publishing. The reassuring tone and hands-on approach will help to build the confidence of new writers. The Scribo imprint has two new titles in acclaimed author Tim Collins’ bestselling series The Long-Lost Secret Diary of the World’s Worst… The first is about a Viking boy who gets caught up in disastrous raids and voyages to the New World, the other features twin apprentices who help Gustave Eiffel in the construction of the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower. With more than 500 titles to choose from in Salariya’s wide-ranging imprints, we have innovative books which will appeal to both avid and reluctant readers. I do hope you will enjoy our books as much as we have enjoyed creating them.
This catalogue is viewable online at www.salariya.com