Tag Archives: children’s picture book

Happy Book Birthday to the meow-velous Cat in a Box by Jo Williamson

We are giving a huge round of ap-paws to Cat in a Box, the brand new picture book by the super talented Jo Williamson which publishes today. I am a cat, and I have a busy, busy life. Looking after my family is a full-time job. They just couldn’t do without me! This meow-velous book follows a day in the life […]

Spotlight On: David Barrow

It’s time for the next of our super Spotlight On interviews, where we catch up with one of our many talented authors and illustrators to find out their likes and dislikes, motivations and inspirations. This time we’ve turned the spotlight on the fantastic author and illustrator David Barrow. David has been a shelf-stacker, a library assistant, a call-centre worker, a civil servant […]

4th year in the New York Times Best Sellers for The Day the Crayons Quit

We’re wishing a huge congratulations to Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers as The Day the Crayons Quit is in the New York Times Best Sellers for Children’s Picture Books for the fourth consecutive year in a row! Poor Duncan just wants to colour. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying […]

Out today in the US: Splat! by Jon Burgerman

We are wishing a very Happy US Publication Day to Splat! the debut picture book by Jon Burgerman, which hits bookshelves stateside today! See what happens when flipping the page of this gleeful picture book gets you—SPLAT!—a pie in the face, followed by—SQUISH!—an insect sandwich, and—SPLASH!—a deluge of water balloons. Bright colours and appealing visual gags add up […]