"The journey of a little fishgirl from fairytale to reality"
"Sea Song" is an illustrated, children book by Minoly.
It includes a CD ROM, with an audio narration and a Lullaby "Sunshine".
Author and illustrator: Minoly
Lullaby, "Sunshine" and narration: Tanya Horo
Text: Dorothee Couchariere
Translated from french by Holly Dye
Dark city paintings: Vincent Fiere
Hard cover, wood free paper and silver metallic ink.
Alan Fletcher (1931 - 2006) is one of the most influential and respected figures in British design. Famous for the high profile work he created with Pentagram of which he was a co-founder, Fletcher became renowned as one of the most creative graphic designers on the British scene. "Anteaters to Zebras", created the year before his untimely death in 2006, is the first children's book by Alan Fletcher to be published in the UK. Originally designed with Fletcher's grandson in mind, this book is a creative, playful and witty introduction to the alphabet, expressing the pleasure he took in turning work and play into the same activity. Children and adults alike will delight in Fletcher's series of brightly coloured animals illustrating the letters of the alphabet and in his infectious sense of fun.
Meet Mr Tiddles - he's not your everyday cat. He's a cat with attitude! When Harry gets a cat of his own, he does everything to make Mr Tiddles happy. Mr Tiddles wants to make Harry happy too. He brings him little presents ...the odd expired mouse or two, but when Harry wakes up to find a train set, priceless works of art, dinosaurs, robots and a horse named Alan in his bedroom, he realizes things are completely out of control!
It's hard work being good all the time. And it's especially hard for a dog like George! Harris is off to do some shopping. "Will you be good, George?" he asks. George hopes he can. He really wants to...but chocolate cake is just so very delicious and he does love to chase cat...What will George do now? Chris Haughton's distinctive artwork perfectly accompanies the innocent charm of affable George, a dog trying to be good - with hilarious results! Chris was named as one of the Booktrust's Best New Illustrators 2011. This is the second picture book from rapidly rising star Chris Haughton, whose bold art and psychedelic colour palette appeal to young children and parents alike. "A Bit Lost" was winner of the 2011 Ellis Dillon award and Bisto Children's Book of the Year Award.
Author Biography: Chris Haughton is a freelance illustrator and designer from Dublin. In 2007 he was named as one of TIME magazine's DESIGN 100 list for the work he does for Fair Trade and People Tree. Chris has created and taught many courses in design and Illustration around the world, including Ireland, Hong Kong, Korea and India. His debut picture book, A Bit Lost, was the recipient of Gold in the Children's Book category at the Association of Illustrators annual awards. He has also won the 2011 Marion Vannett Ridgway Award, Dutch Picture Book of the Year and was named one of the Booktrust's 10 Best
The Gruffalo's Child returns with her very own song to introduce a truly monster musical session! As well as being the UK's most successful picture book author and the 2011-2013 Children's Laureate, Julia Donaldson is a gifted songwriter for children. This volume contains nine of her best-loved songs, including The Gruffalo's Child, Nut Tree and The World Inside a Book, as well as a number of other fun-filled action songs, all of which have been wonderfully illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Each score includes piano accompaniment and guitar chords. The songs will be familiar to anyone who has heard them on TV or radio, or enjoyed one of Julia's hugely popular live performances. Now everyone can sing along!
Author Biography: Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler are a prize-winning team and the creators of many best-selling books for Macmillan. Julia Donaldson was a songwriter before becoming an author, and music continues to play an important part in her life. She is always much in demand for her brilliant events at schools and literary festivals. Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator within the children's book world, and his books have been translated into over 30 languages. His bright, humorous illustrations are a perfect complement to Julia's lively songs.
Delightful chaos ensues when a young boy gets his kite stuck up a tree in this laugh-out-loud new picture book from award-winning, internationally best-selling author-illustrator Oliver Jeffers! Floyd gets his kite stuck up a tree. He throws up his shoe to shift it, but that gets stuck too. So he throws up his other shoe and that gets stuck, along with! a ladder, a pot of paint, the kitchen sink, an orang-utan and a whale, amongst other things! Will Floyd ever get his kite back? A hilarious book with a wonderful surprise ending.
Prizes: Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards: National Book Tokens Children's Book of the Year 2011 and CBI Book of the Year Award 2012.
Author Biography: Oliver Jeffers is a fresh new talent in picture books. He graduated from The University of Ulster in 2001 with First Class honours and has since exhibited his paintings around the world. His outstanding talent has already been recognised by several high-profile awards, including the Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award, the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award and the Irish Children's Book of the Year.
A timeless heroine, Alice is quick witted, determined, and resourceful. In her extraordinary adventures she meets a series of unforgettable characters, from the bossy White Rabbit to the grinning Cheshire-Cat and the mad Hatter, all of whom are as famous as Alice herself. This gorgeous hardback gift edition includes Sir John Tenniel's much-loved illustrations with their original colouring which defines the authentic image of Alice as blond haired with blue stripy stockings. It also includes a foreword by Philip Pullman, one of today's most popular and distinguished children's writers.
Author Biography: Philip Pullman is one of today's bestselling and most-loved writers for children. He is best known for the His Dark Materials trilogy.
This album features the charming artwork of Petit Collage artist Lorena Siminovich. Taken from the first year album included in the Petit Collage Deluxe Baby Book and Memory Box, it includes more prompts and imaginative illustrations than the original book to help new parents document memories and milestones through photographs and writing, from baby's birth stats and footprints to first haircut, yummy and yucky foods, favourite sounds, and more.
Author Biography: Originally from Buenos Aires, media- and Martha Stewart-friendly Lorena Siminovich is a San Francisco-based artist, designer, and illustrator.
There once was a forest . . .
So begins this timeless and touching story of renewal from one of Australia's most talented new picture-book creators.
Author Biography:Marc Martin is a talented young graphic designer, author and illustrator based in Melbourne. Working with watercolour, textas, ink, pencil, scanned textures and computer, he draws inspiration from his surroundings, nature, animals, and the city he lives in.
Release Date: May 2012
Once upon a time, in a tower near you,
Lived a sad princess; the Princess Sue.
"Some day," she sighed, "my prince will come,
But I wish he'd move his royal bum."
But when Princess Sue's prince finally does arrive, he's not quite what she had in mind. Find out how the feisty princess escapes the clutches of her twit of a prince in this funny twist on the traditional princess tale.
Release Date: May 2012