Summer is here, and so are lots of new books – our June titles are published today! There some FANTASTIC new books in shops today from Nosy Crow – here they are (with one bonus title for luck).
There are two great new lift-the-flap books from the Can You Say It Too? series, illustrated by Sebastien Braun, out today – Growl! Growl! and Roar! Roar! As all parents know, little children LOVE making animal sounds. So a flap book in which they can spot an animal’s tail, lift the flap to reveal the complete creature, and then make its noise is guaranteed to be a winner!
It’s publication day for Littleland Around the World by Marion Billet. From New York to Australia, and lots of lands in between, this second Littleland picture book features a stunning scene on every spread and is perfect for developing vocabulary and exploring different cultures. With a ‘Can you see?’ feature on every page and a simple, chatty narrative, Littleland Around the World mimics the daily conversations between mother and child and makes the perfect next step up from board books. Here’s a look inside:
You can find the first paperback edition of The Princess and the Presents by Caryl Hart and Sarah Warburton in shops today – the follow-up to last year’s phenomenally successful The Princess and the Peas. Princess Ruby really is a horrid child – the most spoilt princess you could ever meet. And when it’s her birthday, there are so many presents the palace literally bulges at the seams. Was there ever a more selfish princess? But when the palace and the gifts finally collapse under the poor king, the tiny tyrant realises that she has overlooked the most precious thing of all. And, luckily for Ruby, it’s never too late to make amends. Here’s a look inside:
Zoe’s Rescue Zoo: The Eager Elephant by Amelia Cobb is out today – the fifth fabulous story in this series featuring a go-getting central character, talking animals, compelling story lines and evocative illustrations, this is PERFECT for animal-mad 5+ year olds. In The Eager Elephant, a new baby elephant arrive’s at the zoo – he’s very lively and always getting into tricky situations. Then one day he gets into very hot water indeed and Zoe must use all her prowess with animals to help it. Here’s a look inside:
We’re launching a TREMENDOUSLY exciting new series today, with The Palomino Pony Comes Home, by debut author Olivia Tuffin – absolutely PERFECT reading for pony-mad 9+ year olds. All Georgia ever wants to do is spend time with the gorgeous horses at Redgrove Farm stables. The week she spends away from them in Wales is almost unbearable, until she finds a beautiful but mistreated palomino pony on a windswept mountainside. Georgia feels an instant bond with Lily and knows she must help her escape from her cruel owner, whatever the cost… An exciting sequence of soon-to-be-classic pony books, this series is shot through with action, adventure, and a genuine love of horses. Here are the first three chapters:
And finally, it’s not a Nosy Crow book, but we’re incredibly proud and excited for former Nosy Crow intern Robin Stevens, whose fantastic debut, Murder Most Unladylike, is out today from Random House – a great mystery for 9+ with a simply BRILLIANT pair of protagonists. You can buy it online from Waterstones here.
Congratulations to all of today’s authors and illustrators!