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P P P Pick up the 3rd Mr Penguin Adventure by Alex T. Smith

Emerging majestically from the deepest depths, the third gripping installment of Alex T Smith's Mr. Penguin series (insert dramatic...

Welcoming Marie-Alice Harel to Arena

It is said that stories are told eye to eye, heart to heart and mind to mind and this Scottish proverb is at the very heart of the...

A Christmas Cracker from Neal Layton and Kate Saunders

Christmas has come early and it's not like any Christmas you have known before.... Nestling in your stocking this year like the gift...

Spectacular Halloween Merchandise at Waitrose

As the evenings draw in it's almost time for the most ghoulishly glorious night of the year, yes Halloween is almost upon us, and this...

Matt Millz is back in the latest Harry Hill and Steve May adventure

Matt Millz is back in his third epic adventure and he's heading out on tour. Edinburgh bound with his school chums will his brand new...

Pam Ayres: Up in The Attic - Illustrated by Susan Hellard

We are thrilled to present a brand new poetry collection by one of our favourite poets, Up in the Attic by Pam Ayres is beautifully...

Debut Picture Book by Graham Carter

Drum roll... we are so pleased to announce the publication of Otto Blotter Bird Spotter, the very first picture book written AND illustrated...

Joe Lillington - Updated online portfolio

We are thrilled to present Joe Lillington's brand new updated online portfolio, now featuring his most recent work including some exquisite...

Icarus Was Ridiculous by Pamela Butchart and Thomas Flintham

Can you believe this month sees the publication of the 8th book in the Pamela Butchart Baby Aliens series illustrated by the inimitable...

Claude Hits The Small Screen

After taking Disney Junior by storm in 2018 with his very own animated series, Alex T. Smith's Claude now has his sights firmly set...

Travels With Sushi in the Land of the Mind

An atmospheric debut novel by Eduard Shyfrin illustrated by Tomislav Tomic. It introduces children to quantum physics and classic morality...

Neal Layton - Look! I Wrote a Book!

We are all big book worms at Arena HQ and what could be better than a book about a book? Written by New York Times best-selling author...

John Howe Song of Ice and Fire Calendar 2020

John Howe's beautiful new Illustrations for George R.R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire 2020 Calendar will be revealed at the World Science...

AY, CARAMBA! Adventure Duck 2 is Here!

Our favourite duck with the supersonic quack is back in Adventure Duck VS The Armadillo Army. With Ziggy his zebra sidekick, Adventure...

Black Mirror Conceptual Design

Arena Illustrator and printmaker Graham Carter was commissioned by the production team to create concept art and a character design...

Blast off with The Summer Reading Challenge Space Chase

Blast off in to space on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with the 20th Summer Reading Challenge, branded with intergalactic...

Meet the Summer Reading Challenge 2019 Artist: Adam Stower

Adam Stower, illustrator and author of King Coo and Silly Doggy is the official Summer Reading Challenge 2019 artist...

Harry Potter Patronus Postcard Auction

We are very lucky to have worked with Bloomsbury Publishing as four of our artists have been asked to contribute their own patronus...

Harry Potter celebrates 20 years with lavish new editions

It's almost impossible to believe that 20 magical years have passed since we opened the pages of J.K Rowling's Harry Potter and the...

Claude.... Anyone for Strawberries?

With Wimbledon starting this week we thought we would avoid the queues for plastic cups of over priced strawberries and join beloved...

Steve May Updated Portfolio!

Steve has a delicious talent for spontaneous pen and ink illustrations perfectly capturing hilarious moments in the lives of the characters...

Enter a world of adventure at Discover Story Centre

With a huge tooty fanfare we are thrilled to announce our collaboration with Discover Story Centre in Stratford on July 27th with a...

Instagram to Instafan...

At Arena HQ we are thoroughly enjoying embracing Instagram to share the amazing work our illustrators create, it's the perfect visual...

A Brand new Jonny Duddle Jolley-Rogers Adventure

Get ready for the next Jolley-Rogers family adventure by Jonny Duddle with The Pirate Piper (Published by Templar Publishing)......

Adam Stower strikes Gold with King Coo Book Two!

The Curse of the Mummys Gold is the second instalment in the raucous, rip-roaring laugh-a-minute fiction series by Adam Stower (published...

Three Minutes of Bearded Genius with Adam Stower

We took a trip to Brighton via an ice cream van to meet up with King Coo creator Adam Stower in his studio ahead of the release of...