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Publishing this Month: October

last updated 04 October 2021

With autumn now upon us, we welcome the cosy evenings and the orange hues spreading across the trees. A perfect time of year to wrap up warm and dive into a wonderful book, like Rebel Wilson’s debut children’s book Bella the Brave, illustrated by Annabel Tempest, or go on an amazing animal adventure with the James Lancett illustrated Vetman and his Bionic Animal Clan.


King Sejong Invents an Alphabet, illustrated by Cindy Kang, written by Carol Kim // Albert Whitman & Company

Santa’s New Sleigh, illustrated by Jess Pauwels, written by Caroline Crowe // Faber & Faber

Friends Change the World: We Are the NASA Scientists, illustrated by Amanda Quartey, written by Zoe Tucker // Wide Eyed Editions

The Santa List, illustrated by James Lancett, written by Kieran Crowley // Scholastic


Les Contes Détraqués, illustrated by Flavia Sorrentino, written by Adeline Leroy // Poulpe Fictions

Merriam-Webster’s 150 First Words, illustrated by Kasia Dudziuk, written by Claire Laties Davis // Merriam-Webster, Inc.; 1st edition

Swish, Slosh, illustrated by Jacqui Lee, written by Deborah Kerbel // Orca Book Publishers

Steve the Christmas Elf, illustrated by Ben Whitehouse, written by Billy Dunne // Buster Books


Misty the Cloud, illustrated by Rosie Butcher, written by Dylan Dreyer // Listening Library

Bella the Brave, illustrated by Annabel Tempest, written by Rebel Wilson // Hachette

Little Nic’s Big World, illustrated by Fatima Anaya, written by Nic Naitanui // Allen & Unwin

Santa Jaws, illustrated by Galia Bernstein, written by Bridget Heos // St Martin’s Press


Wind Riders #1: Rescue on Turtle Beach & Wind Riders #2: Search for the Scarlet Macaws, illustrated by Izzy Burton, written by Jen Marlin // HarperCollins

All About Dragons, illustrated by Kristina Kister, written by Izzy Quinn // Hardie Grant

101 Christmas Bums, illustrated by Chris Jevons, written by Sam Harper // Hodder Children’s Books

Vetman and his Bionic Animal Clan, illustrated by James Lancett, written by Noel Fitzpatrick // Hodder Children’s Books


Little Bear, by Richard Jones // Simon & Schuster

Dog Diaries: Big Top Bonanza!, illustrated by Richard Watson, written by Steven Butler, James Patterson // Arrow (Young)

The Ice Whisperers, illustrated by Marco Guadalupi, written by Helenka Stachera // Puffin

How Does Chocolate Taste on Everest?, illustrated by Aaron Cushley, written by Leisa Stewart-Sharpe // Wren & Rook

We Are Wolves, illustrated by Gordy Wright, written by Katrina Nannestad // Farshore

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