We are delighted to reveal the covers of our upcoming April releases!
SUNNY STEPS LOVES TO DANCE BY ALISON THOMPSON
Sunny Steps Loves to Dance follows the captivating dancing adventure of Sunny Steps and his daddy, highlighting the precious bonds that exist between parent and child. This lovable father and son duo subvert outdated stereotypes and reiterate that men and boys can appreciate the joys of dance too.
With over 20 years of dance teaching experience, author Alison Thompson beautifully captures how, through the exploration of dance and movement, our imagination can transport us anywhere.
An ideal introduction to dance for 2–4-year-olds, Sunny Steps Loves to Dance is destined to become a firm favourite for youngsters being read to, as well as older children taking their first steps towards reading independently.
WARNING: MAGIC CAN BE DANGEROUS! BY B. WARE
WARNING: Magic Can Be Dangerous! revolves around Tyler, an 11-year-old boy who stumbles upon something that perhaps he wasn’t supposed to. What follows is a series of inexplicable events and magical mishaps that Tyler must learn to overcome, and quickly!
The book takes readers on a journey of self-discovery and determination as Tyler faces the challenges of being a young magician. Will he be able to reverse the damage he has caused, or will he simply have to adapt to his new reality? WARNING: Magic Can Be Dangerous! is a compelling magical adventure that will keep children entertained and engaged from start to finish.
GWENDOLINE BY JEREMY BENDING
Gwendoline follows the life of a young woman in the 1900s and beyond, as she faces the trials and tribulations of leaving home against her father’s wishes, training as a nurse, falling in love during the Second World War, raising a family, and suffering from severe depression in later life.
Based on the real-life hardships faced by the author’s mother, readers will be left heartbroken by this young woman’s tragic story, as she struggles to deal with the pressures placed on her as a woman, nurse and mother in the 1900s. Highlighting the devastating impact of mental illness on those affected, and their families, alongside the harsh realities of life during wartime, Gwendoline is a must-read for lovers of historical fiction and romantic tragedies.
A WILD AND BEAUTIFUL ART: THE LIFE OF JOAN EARDLEY
A Wild and Beautiful Art – The Life of Joan Eardley is a beautifully illustrated biography that gives readers an insight into the life of the Scottish painter Joan Eardley.
With the story told by Ayshea Ahmed through a series of hand-drawn illustrations based on photographs and imagined scenes of Joan’s life, the book takes the unique form of an old photograph album and offers readers and art lovers an entrancing introduction to her life and work.
As someone with a deep and unwavering passion for art, the author is steadfast in her efforts to promote artists who, while often known to those in the right circles, are little-known in wider society.