Available 1 November 2018
Brave Tales of Feisty Felines
REBEL CATS is a nonfiction book for cat lovers of all ages, an engaging collection of, cat-centric facts and stories that take readers around the world and across the centuries. The book introduces number of real-life felines, including WWII heroes, courageous adventurers, a Guinness World Record holder and even an astro-cat that traveled in space (and made it back to Earth to tell the tale). These are cats that are the heroes of their own stories. Beautiful illustrations and graphics by 17 different artists bring each cat’s profile vividly to life, along with fact-filled sidebars that offer tantalizing trivia and other curious-as-a-cat content. The book’s kid-friendly, narrative style sets the historical scene, capturing all the drama and derring-do that infuses each story. Designed to delight as well as inform, this book is ideal for animal lovers and anyone who ever wondered why cats were considered gods in Ancient Egypt (and why they have good reason to never forget this).
Scotland’s Animal Superstars
True stories about braw birds & beasties
For the thousands of Scottish children (and grown-ups) who love animals, this nonfiction book tells the stories of 25 amazing creatures that made an impact on the history of Scotland, each in their own memorable way. The kid-friendly narrative style captures the time and place unique to each animal, as well as the sense of adventure that colours every story. Among the animals featured in SCOTLAND’S ANIMAL SUPERSTARS are the gentle giant known as Hamish the Highland Cow; Towser, the Guinness World Record-holding mouser at Scotland’s oldest distillery; William, the resident cat at Rosslyn Chapel that inspired a children’s book; Socks, the moonwalking Shetland Pony that became an internet sensation; and Sheila, the first civilian sheep dog to be honoured for bravery during WWII. Scattered throughout the book are trivia sidebars with information about other notable animals across an unexpectedly diverse range of species. Ideal for children aged 8-to-10.
COMING SPRING 2019
Heroic Tales of Trusty Hounds
COMING SUMMER 2019