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Karl Newson - Author

About the Author

Karl Newson is a talented new name in children’s books who lives in London. He writing stories on a variety of topics, from quiet bedtime reads, to wild, imaginative, wondrous tales. The sometimes writer of short poems, Karl loves to gaze at the stars and wonder why… and always gets his best ideas just before bed. Karl is the author of Here Comes the Sun, Fum, Little Grey's Birthday Surprise and A Bear is a Bear. I am a Tiger is his first picture book with Macmillan.

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I am not an Elephant

I am not an Elephant

Author: Karl Newson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/02/2020

This laugh-out-loud story is about a bold and imaginative Mouse who is accused of being an elephant by a gecko. Despite having a pointy nose and flappy ears, Mouse is definitely not an elephant - but could Mouse be an owl, a sheep, a yak, or a cow? Mouse persuades the others that it's what is on the inside that counts - and maybe Mouse is actually a Moose? With vibrant and characterful illustrations this hilarious follow on to the acclaimed I AM A TIGER introduces a new range of animals for the feisty Mouse to bamboozle.

I am not an Elephant

I am not an Elephant

Author: Karl Newson Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/02/2020

This laugh-out-loud story is about a bold and imaginative Mouse who is accused of being an elephant by a gecko. Despite having a pointy nose and flappy ears, Mouse is definitely not an elephant - but could Mouse be an owl, a sheep, a yak, or a cow? Mouse persuades the others that it's what is on the inside that counts - and maybe Mouse is actually a Moose? With vibrant and characterful illustrations this hilarious follow on to the acclaimed I am a Tiger introduces a new range of animals for the feisty Mouse to bamboozle.

Little Owl's Bedtime

Little Owl's Bedtime

Author: Karl Newson Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2019

With beautiful illustration by the hugely talented Migy Blanco and a rhyming text by Karl Newson that rolls off the tongue, this book follows Little Owl on a magical, shooting star filled night. As all the other animals settle down to sleep, Little Owl swoops around the sky, blowing the stars out so it's all dark, until the sun arrives and it's morning. . . but for Little Owl it's time for bed. Goodnight!

I am a Tiger

I am a Tiger

Author: Karl Newson Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/05/2019

A witty and clever story about a little mouse with very big ideas - she believes she is a tiger! She manages to convince a raccoon, a fox, a snake and a bird that she is a tiger, and that they are not what they think they are! But when a real tiger turns up, can the persuasive little rodent manage to persuade the tiger that he is a mouse! With vibrant artwork by award-winning illustrator Ross Collins, and delightful characters created by rising star Karl Newson, I am a Tiger is a story that will amuse and entertain everyone, from young children to adults, from the smallest mouse to the biggest tiger.

I am a Tiger

I am a Tiger

Author: Karl Newson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2019

A hilarious and original story about a little mouse with big ideas! The bold little mouse declares I am a tiger. and manages to convince a raccoon, a fox, a snake and a bird not only that this is true, but that they are not what they think they are. When a real tiger turns up, can the persuasive and fearless little rodent manage to persuade the tiger that he is a mouse! With vibrant artwork by award-winning illustrator Ross Collins, and delightful characters created by rising star Karl Newson, I am a Tiger is a story that will amuse and entertain everyone, from the smallest mouse to the biggest tiger.

The Same But Different Too

The Same But Different Too

Author: Karl Newson Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/05/2019

These children and animals are all very different to each other. Some are big, some are small. Some are gentle, some are rough. Everyone is playful, but who's the best at hiding? One thing's certain: they all love a good bedtime story! The perfect picture book for little ones who are just beginning to make sense of their place in the world.

The Same But Different Too

The Same But Different Too

Author: Karl Newson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2019

These children and animals are all very different to each other. Some are big, some are small. Some are gentle, some are rough. Everyone is playful, but who's the best at hiding? One thing's certain: they all love a good bedtime story! The perfect picture book for little ones who are just beginning to make sense of their place in the world.

For All the Stars Across the Sky

For All the Stars Across the Sky

Author: Karl Newson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2019

A beautiful new bedtime classic, which celebrates the immeasurable love between a mummy and baby. For all the stars across the sky, big and little and bright. Here's a wish from me to you, before we say goodnight... Every evening, when the sun is fading, Luna and her mother play a game. They close their eyes, make a wish, and imagine themselves on the most incredible of adventures - swimming with the sound of whale song, flying like birds, and gazing over the tallest treetops... Glowing with lyricism, intimacy and love, this beautiful bedtime story celebrates the bond between parent and child, and is brought majestically to life by illustrator Chiaki Okada.

A Bear is a Bear

A Bear is a Bear

Author: Karl Newson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2018

When one sleepy bear wakes up early from his winter sleep, he's confused. Is he a bird? Or a moose? A fox perhaps? Or even a squirrel? No! He's definitely a bear, and it's time this bear went back to sleep . . .

A Bear is a Bear

A Bear is a Bear

Author: Karl Newson Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/02/2018

When one sleepy bear wakes up early from his winter sleep, he's confused. Is he a bird? Or a moose? A fox perhaps? Or even a squirrel? No! He's definitely a bear, and it's time this bear went back to sleep . . .

Fum

Fum

Author: Karl Newson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2017

Here Comes The Sun

Here Comes The Sun

Author: Karl Newson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2016

While all the other animals sleep through the night, Little Owl has work to do - she needs to blow the stars out one by one to make way for morning. A reassuring picture book that will have little ones ready for a peaceful night's sleep.

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