First up is a book we have been impatiently waiting to share with you. Godfather Death by award-winning author Sally Nicholls is the tale of a poor fisherman who asks Death to be his son's godfather - a re-imagining of the Grimm's fairytale. Júlia's haunting illustrations took inspiration from a blend of medieval wood carvings, the cards of "Tarot de Marseille", alchemy and Psychedelic art, lending a unique look to finished book. Published with Andersen Press.
Mystery at the Incredible Hotel by Kate Davies is the follow up to The Incredible Hotel and richly illustrated by Isabelle. There’s a mystery to be solved, a baking competition, lots of new and familiar faces and even MORE cakes than ever before. It's a beautiful book so don't miss out on a copy. Published with Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
Congratulations to Camilla who has a new picture book publishing this September. My Grandma’s Magic Recipes: Winter Warmth, written by Ella Phillips (Simon & Schuster UK) is the first of four seasonal celebrations of food, family and the magic of cooking together. Camilla’s vibrant artwork beautifully complements Ella’s warm rhyming text and the resulting book is a heart-warming story and recipe book that packs a plant-powered punch! Now, where are those gingerbread biscuits…
Jez was the perfect pairing for cartoon voice artist Lizzie Waterworth's debut book: How to Talk so People Will Listen! Jam-packed with advice about how to feel more confident when speaking out loud, inside you’ll find funny stories from Lizzie's life in cartoons plus tips from actors, celebrities and experts, including Stephen Fry, David Menkin, and BBC presenter Ben Shires! Published with Dorling Kindersley.
The hugely popular The Beast and the Bethany series by Jack Meggitt-Phillips is getting a re-vamp with Isabelle's artwork, just in time for the fourth book Child of the Beast to hit the shelves. Published with Farshore.
Júlia Sarda, Myriam Dahman and Nicolas Digard
We’re excited to see the paperback edition of Leina and the Lord of the Toadstools written by Myriam and Nicolas and illustrated by Júlia publish this month with Orchard Books. The Bookseller highlighted this stunning picture book as a One to Watch, calling it an ‘atmospheric fairytale’ and ‘magical and mysterious…with a delicious threat of danger.’ Perfect for Autumnal reading!