Category Archives: Picture Books

Happy Publication Day to Lazy Cat by Julia Woolf

We are wishing a very happy publication day to Lazy Cat, the brand new picture book from author-illustrator Julia Woolf, which hits bookshelves today! Doodle Dog is a very good friend to Lazy Cat, but Lazy Cat isn’t always such a good friend back. In fact, he has Doodle running errands for him all day long. It’s time […]

The Klaus Flugge Prize Longlist announced

Hurrah! We are excited to see four of our wonderful author-illustrators longlisted for The Klaus Flugge Prize 2017! The Klaus Flugge Prize is awarded to the most promising and exciting newcomer to children’s picture book illustration. It honours publisher Klaus Flugge, a supremely influential figure in picture books who, over his long career, has nurtured many […]

Out today! The fabulous new paperback edition of Some Birds by Matt Spink

Tweet tweet! Happy Book Bird-day to the glorious new paperback edition of Matt Spink’s Some Birds, which hatches in bookshops today! Some birds are big! Some birds are small. And some birds are just incredibly TALL … Big, small. Flappy, fluttery. Greedy, adventurous. Caged and free. A beautifully bright, fabulously fun and fantastically feathery book with […]

Happy Book Birthday to Meg McLaren and her brand new Picture Book Pigeon P.I.

We detect a new pigeon in town … Pigeon P.I., the eagerly anticipated new picture book from rising star Meg McLaren (Life is Magic, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017), which hits bookshops today! Pigeon private investigator Murray just wants to take things easy, but when kind-hearted Vee starts to sing like a canary (after […]