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Nicola Kinnear - Illustrator

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Peter Rabbit: Head Over Tail inspired by Beatrix Potter's iconic character

Peter Rabbit: Head Over Tail inspired by Beatrix Potter's iconic character

Author: Rachel Bright Illustrator: Nicola Kinnear Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2021

Peter Rabbit, Beatrix Potter's world-famous creation, is hopping off on new adventures in this brand new picture book series created by bestselling creators, Rachel Bright and Nicola Kinnear. Peter Rabbit is full of ideas to get his chores done quickly, playing is much more fun. So when Mrs Rabbit wants him to help with the washing, he has the perfect idea - a super-speedy washing line! It's great fun, until Squirrel Nutkin jumps on too and the pair go head over tail... This mischievous, little rabbit has been a favourite character for over 100 years and in Head Over Tail, Rachel Bright and Nicola Kinnear have brought their own unmistakable flair to the world of Peter Rabbit, and have created a tale full of scrapes, adventure, and trademark quick-thinking by this much-loved rabbit. Head Over Tail is the first in this new series and is sure to delight Peter Rabbit fans young and old.

Noah Wild and the Floating Zoo

Noah Wild and the Floating Zoo

Author: Alexander Mccall Smith Illustrator: Nicola Kinnear Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

It's full-time monkey business on the high seas in this new family adventure from Alexander McCall Smith, the bestselling author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. Noah can't believe it when he finds out his uncle owns a zoo! But the zoo is closing down, and there are animals who need homes. Before he knows it, Noah and his family are setting sail on a round-the-world trip returning the zoo animals to the places they were born. But when they try to return one very cheeky monkey, they're in for a whole boat-load of trouble!

Shhh! Quiet! HB

Shhh! Quiet! HB

Author: Nicola Kinnear Illustrator: Nicola Kinnear Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

A funny, heart-warming picture book story about the value of being quiet - and how to find your voice when it really matters. Quiet little Fox has a big problem: her friends are so noisy, she can never make herself heard! What she really wants to do is tell them stories, if only they'd stop shouting and listen. But being quiet has its uses. Fox notices all the small things that her noisy friends miss: like the claw marks and paw marks of a great big scary bear! It takes courage for Fox to speak up and warn her friends - and even more courage to tell that scary bear a bedtime story! Enjoy this brilliant picture book about the power of storytelling with your little one, guaranteed to entertain quiet and noisy children alike, from creator of A Little Bit Brave. A fun picture book to keep little ones entertained, even the less quite ones! A brilliant introduction to self-confidence and self-value for small children A fantastic picture book for children aged 3 and up, and a conversation-opener for discussions around friendship, courage and shyness

Shhh! Quiet! PB

Shhh! Quiet! PB

Author: Nicola Kinnear Illustrator: Nicola Kinnear Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

A funny, heart-warming picture book story about the value of being quiet - and how to find your voice when it really matters. Quiet little Fox has a big problem: her friends are so noisy, she can never make herself heard! What she really wants to do is tell them stories, if only they'd stop shouting and listen. But being quiet has its uses. Fox notices all the small things that her noisy friends miss: like the claw marks and paw marks of a great big scary bear! It takes courage for Fox to speak up and warn her friends - and even more courage to tell that scary bear a bedtime story! Enjoy this brilliant picture book about the power of storytelling with your little one, guaranteed to entertain quiet and noisy children alike, from creator of A Little Bit Brave. A fun picture book to keep little ones entertained, even the less quite ones! A brilliant introduction to self-confidence and self-value for small children A fantastic picture book for children aged 3 and up, and a conversation-opener for discussions around friendship, courage and shyness

A Little Bit Brave

A Little Bit Brave

Author: Nicola Kinnear Illustrator: Nicola Kinnear Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/12/2019

Max the Detective Cat: The Catnap Caper

Max the Detective Cat: The Catnap Caper

Author: Sarah Todd Taylor Illustrator: Nicola Kinnear Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

With a beautifully fluffy tail and a keen nose for adventure, Max the Detective Cat is ready for any mystery... The pampered cats of Paris are being kidnapped! Could it have something to do with a singing competition that is gripping the city? Max knows he has to solve the mystery and bring them home. Especially as he's fallen in love with one of the victims... Beautifully illustrated throughout by Nicola Kinnear, Max the Detective Cat is perfect for readers aged 7+. Check out all of Max's adventures! The Disappearing Diva, The Phantom Portrait and The Catnap Caper.

Ariki and the Island of Wonders

Ariki and the Island of Wonders

Author: Nicola Davies Illustrator: Nicola Kinnear Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2019

After getting lost at sea in a tropical storm, Ariki and Ipo discover an uncharted island and have a great adventure in the second book of the Ariki series. Ariki and Ipo are making the most of a beautiful day, sailing the sea near Turtle Island on a borrowed boat. They're too busy daydreaming to spot the grey clouds gathering overhead - but then a terrible storm breaks, carrying them miles from home. After days without food or drink, they are washed up on an unfamiliar island. The island is beautiful beyond belief: they see butterflies, each one lovelier than the last, lizards chasing across the rocks and, most wonderful of all, a gigantic blue bird with eyes that glow purple. When they meet another castaway, however, the children discover this island is no paradise - there are dangers lurking in the shadows! A nail-biting adventure with a strong message about endangered animals and human intervention, and a wonderful partner to Ariki and the Giant Shark. Zoologist Davies's love of the natural world shines through in this wonderful book... Davies's prose is so evocative you can almost feel the sand beneath your toes. Mail on Sunday on Ariki and the Giant Shark

A Little Bit Brave

A Little Bit Brave

Author: Nicola Kinnear Illustrator: Nicola Kinnear Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/02/2019

Logan is a stay-at-home bunny - but he's about to discover how brave he really is. It's time for his first adventure, and he doesn't want to go. But there's an amazing world outside, if he can just pluck up courage to look . . . A LITTLE BIT BRAVE is a funny, reassuring picture book which shows that we're all a lot braver than we think. Nicola Kinnear is a fabulous new talent - Scholastic are thrilled to be publishing her d but picture book.

Max the Detective Cat: The Phantom Portrait

Max the Detective Cat: The Phantom Portrait

Author: Sarah Todd Taylor Illustrator: Nicola Kinnear Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2018

With a beautifully fluffy tail and a keen nose for adventure, Max the Detective Cat is ready for any mystery... The entire theatre company have travelled to Lord Fawley's castle to put on a show for his daughter's Halloween birthday ball! Rehearsals start well, but soon some ghostly goings-on and talk of a family curse have the actors in a panic. Never fear - Max the detective cat is on the case, and his whiskers are prickling with suspicion that these strange events have more to do with jewels than ghouls... Beautifully illustrated throughout by Nicola Kinnear, Max the Detective Cat is perfect for readers aged 7+. Check out all of Max's adventures! The Disappearing Diva, The Phantom Portrait and The Catnap Caper.

Ariki and the Giant Shark

Ariki and the Giant Shark

Author: Nicola Davies Illustrator: Nicola Kinnear Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/05/2018

A funny, touching and original mystery-adventure about a young girl living on a tropical island - the first in a new series. From multi award-winning author Nicola Davies comes a new adventure series, starring a young girl living on a tropical island in a sea full of islands. Washed up on Turtle Island as a toddler, Ariki has always felt different from the other children. But there's somewhere she belongs heart and soul: the sea, where she plays with dolphins, sharks, whales and turtles. One day Ariki catches sight of a strange creature in the water, bigger than any she's seen before - soon after, an enormous shark tooth is found on the sand. When a group of giant sharks start circling the shore, the island's fishermen are too afraid to go out to sea. Without fish the people will starve... Can Ariki save the day? The first in an exciting new series, this book is strikingly original but has the feel of a classic: Ariki's world is a timeless paradise, and children are sure to fall under the spell of this cheeky, charming little girl.

Max the Detective Cat: The Disappearing Diva

Max the Detective Cat: The Disappearing Diva

Author: Sarah Todd Taylor Illustrator: Nicola Kinnear Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2018

With a beautifully fluffy tail and a keen nose for adventure, Max the Detective Cat is ready for any mystery... Max, chief mouse hunter at the Theatre Royal, is up to his whiskers in his first mystery! Max notices that famous singer Madame Emerald is acting strangely. Why is her maid so terrified? And what kind of singer doesn't like to sing in public? Soon Max is trapped in a complicated web of crime, dashing round dancers' legs and over the rooftops of London in a race to catch a clever thief... Beautifully illustrated throughout by Nicola Kinnear, Max the Detective Cat is perfect for readers aged 7+. Check out all of Max's adventures! The Disappearing Diva, The Phantom Portrait and The Catnap Caper.

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