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Publishing this Month: April

01 April 2021

We have a brilliant selection of Bright books publishing this month. Including Waterstones Children’s Book Prize nominee Beatrice Blue with Once Upon a Mermaid’s Tale, the third title in the Once Upon series; Starboard illustrated by Flavia Sorrentino, the new middle grade from Bloom author Nicola Skinner; and the latest book in the bestselling Little People, Big Dreams series with Hans Christian Andersen, illustrated by Maxine Lee-Mackie.

Happy Chinese New Year!

11 February 2021

It’s Chinese New Year, and we are so happy to celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Ox with you all! We hope 2021 brings you prosperity and opportunities, just like the zodiac sign itself.

New Year, New Books!

04 January 2021

To welcome in the New Year, we are taking a peek at the fresh books publishing from our authors and artists this month. It’s an exciting start to 2021 for Ben Mantle, who has illustrated three titles in the list, including another of Lucy Rowland’s charming fairytale retellings, The Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Book. And we’re thrilled to see Flavia Sorrentino’s illustrations in Delivery to the Lost City, P.G. Bell’s third offering in the fantastic The Train to Impossible Places series.

Are you on the NAUGHTY or NICE list?

08 December 2020

Are you getting everything your asked for in your stocking this year, or will you be stuck with a lump of coal?! Click on the options below to see the different artwork collections:

Behind the Book | Rosie Butcher

28 September 2020

Bright Artist Rosie Butcher’s latest picture book The Joy in You showcases a colourful cast of jungle animals in Rosie’s distinctive whimsical style. Written by TV presenter Cat Deeley and published by Random House Books for Young Readers, this touching tale encourages children to express themselves and enjoy the little moments. We caught up with Rosie to talk about her illustration process and how she deals with creative block.

Bright Books for Summer 2020!

01 July 2020

The summer months are in full swing and along with the sunshine comes lots of dazzling new titles from Bright authors and illustrators. Here’s what is publishing in the UK this season.

The Alligator's Mouth Award 2020 Shortlist

29 April 2020

We are delighted to share the shortlisted titles for The Alligator’s Mouth Award 2020 – a prize created by Bright and The Alligator’s Mouth bookshop to celebrate highly-illustrated children’s fiction. This year’s line-up of books for 6 to 8-year-olds features friendship, fantasy, diversity and plenty of humour.

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