Thursday, 14 November 2019

Top new picture books from Walker Books this November!

Here are the newest Picture Books to be joining the Walker list this November! 


The Underhills: A Tooth Fairy Story by Bob Graham

April and Esme are staying at Grandma and Grandad’s for a whole weekend! A visit to Grandma and Grandad's is always special for the two sisters. There’s the mixing of fairy cakes, pancakes with syrup for breakfast and a chocolate waiting on each of their pillows. And this weekend, when Mum calls with an urgent tooth fairy job, there's an exciting trip to the airport with Grandma to make sure one little girl has her tooth collected.


The Boy Who Loved Everyone by Jane Porter and Maisie Paradise Shearring 

"I love you," Dimitri tells everyone, from his friends at nursery to the big tree in the playground. But why does no one say it back? Dimitri worries no one loves him – until he finds out there are lots of different ways love can spread through the world. A touching and uplifting story, perfect for sharing.


Snow Leopard by Justin Anderson and Patrick Benson

"Something moves in the rocks ahead. My hands start to tremble. My heart is beating fast. There, just a few footsteps away, is a snow leopard…"

Join us on a journey high into the snowy peaks of the Himalaya, and discover the secret world of a rare and utterly majestic creature. Complete with an index and a conservation note, this is a wonderful addition to the series with words by Planet Earth producer Justin Anderson and pictures by award-winning Patrick Benson.

The Hero’s Quest by Jeffrey Alan Love 

Join our every-hero Rider on their quest through the story worlds of fantasy and myth. Packed with vivid dragons, wolves and sea-monsters from the stunning imagination of celebrated cult fantasy artist, Jeffrey Alan Love (Norse Myths: Tales of Odin, Thor and Loki), this book immerses readers into a picture-book Game of Thrones world for children aged 6 and up.




The Shortest Day by Susan Cooper and Carson Ellis 

As the sun sets on the shortest day of the year, early people would gather to prepare for the long night ahead. They built fires and lit candles. They played music, bringing their own light to the darkness, while wondering if the sun would ever rise again...





Pick up copies of all these books at your local bookshop!

Thursday, 7 November 2019

WIN our November Picture Book of the Month - The Hero's Quest

November Picture Book of the Month - The Hero's Quest by Jeffrey Alan Love



Join our every-hero Rider on their quest through the story worlds of fantasy and myth. 


Packed with vivid dragons...



wolves and sea-monsters...



This book immerses readers into a picture-book Game-of-Thrones-esque world for children aged 6 and up.

A picture-book quest through the worlds of fantasy, myth and magic, for all young reading heroes.











Jeffrey Alan Love is an award-winning artist and writer. He is the winner of the World Fantasy Award for Best Artist and the British Fantasy Award for Best Artist, and has been nominated for the Chesley Award, the British Science Fiction Award and the Spectrum Fantastic Art Award. He has also won a gold medal from the Society of Illustrators and two Academy of British Cover Design Awards.


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