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Happy Book Birthday to The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde, illustrated and adapted by Maisie Paradise Shearring

We are wishing a royally felicitous book birthday to The Happy Prince: A Tale by Oscar Wilde, illustrated and adapted by Maisie Paradise Shearring, which publishes in the UK today! “Why are you weeping?” the Swallow asked. “I thought you were a Happy Prince.” From high on his tall monument, the shining golden statue of the Happy Prince has the best view over all the town. Unfortunately, the […]

Spotlight On: Maisie Paradise Shearring

Hurrah! It’s time for another of our Spotlight On interviews. This time we are very excited to be chatting to the inimitable author-illustrator Maisie Paradise Shearring. Maisie’s spellbinding picture book adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s The Happy Prince, first published in Spain by Grupo SM, is out in UK bookshops this week. Maisie studied Illustration at Edinburgh College of Art, […]

Happy US publication day to Pass It On by Sophy Henn

We are delighted to see the US publication of Sophy Henn‘s fabulous picture book Pass it On, which hits bookshops across the pond today! When you see something terrific, smile a smile and pass it on! If you chance upon a chuckle, hee hee hee and pass it on. Should you spot a thing of wonder, jump […]

Out Today: Can’t Catch Me! Written by Timothy Knapman and illustrated by Simona Ciraolo

We are wishing a very happy publication day to Can’t Catch Me! written Timothy Knapman and illustrated by Simona Ciraolo. A wicked, wild read-aloud romp from Timothy Knapman, author of Soon, and Simona Ciraolo, winner of the Sebastian Walker Prize, this is the story of Jake … the fastest mouse there ever was. NO ONE can […]