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New Book Cover Art by Natalie Smilie

There are many exciting things happening at Arena HQ we’re not sure where to start! We thought a good place to lay our first...

Saddle Up! It's Time for Buck ā€˜Nā€™ Bronco, Hit the Road! Illustrated by Steve May

If ever there were a dream team then Guy Bass and Steve May are it. Buck ā€˜Nā€™ Bronco, Hit the Road! is the latest illustrated fiction...

Introducing New Arena Illustrator Natalie Smillie

We are pleased to introduce our newest Arena illustrator Natalie Smillie and are so excited to be working with her...

New House Editions of Harry Potter and the Order of The Phoenix

We thought we'd share some of the secrets of illustrating these amazing new editions. Working with the Harry Potter experts at Bloomsbury...

Anna Gain and The Same 60 Seconds Illustrated by Steve May

OUT NOW Anna Gain and the Same 60 Seconds by Guy Bass and Steve May published by Barrington Stoke. Ever-punctual Anna Gain is never...

Get ready to duck for cover, Adventure Duck is BACK!

Just when you think you have defeated your last evil nemesis a giant evil walrus turns up looking for trouble. There is no ducking...

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...

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...

Steve May Laura Norder Sheriff of Butts Canyon

Howdy! why don't ya'll mosey on down to Butts Canyon, There's a new self appointed sheriff in town Laura Norder. Aint no crime, commotion...

Harry Hill presents... Matt Millz Stands Up! Illustrated by Steve May

After the success of his first book for children Harry Hill returns with Matt Millz Stands Up! Illustrated by Steve May. Matt's TV...

PRESS START! It's Blast Off with Thomas Flintham

This action packed series of books created by Thomas Flintham will be sure to entice even the most addicted screen fiends away from...

P.P.P.P.Pick up a Mr Penguin (paperback) out now by Alex T Smith

It's time to adjust your bow tie, grab the nearest magnifying glass and get ready to embark on an action packed quest with Alex T....

Levi Pinfold Wins The Amnesty CILIP Honour

While working on the pictures for The song From Somewhere Else I was routinely struck by how important kindness is for a person who...

Steve May: Cheese From Dimension Pong

Dynamic duo, Steve May and author Gareth P. Jones are back with another hilarious fifth book in the Pet Defenders series: Cheese From...

Arena May Calendar by Tomislav Tomic

Our calendar image for the month of May is this beautiful illustration by Tomislav Tomic from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them...

NEW Spring 2018 Illustration Brochure

We are bringing a little sunshine to London Book Fair this week with our brand new Spring 2018 brochure. This seasons extended portfolio...

Aleksei Bitskoff: Beyond the Odyssey

This month sees the launch Maz Evan's third raucous adventure Beyond the Odyssey with another epic cover illustrated by our very own...

Fabio the World's Greatest Flamingo Detective

Fabio is a tricolour triumph so pour yourself a glass on pink lemonade and get on the case with Fabio the detective and his giraffe...

Arena February Calendar by Adam Stower

February is here and we celebrate with this dashing fellow, Piggy Handsome illustrated by the equally dashing Adam Stower ...

The Rise of Wolves Illustrated by Frances Castle

This beautiful cover illustration by Frances Castle for The Rise of Wolves, by Kerr Thomson sets the tone for this gripping adventure...

Polar Bears Explorers' Club illustrated by Tomislav Tomic

Tomislav Tomic was the perfect choice to illustrate this fantasy adventure, with his attention to detail and love of all things frosty....

Harry Hill presents Matt Millz with illustrations by Steve May

Harry Hill presents Matt Millz with illustrations by Steve May is the new book by the stand-up comedian, perfectly matched with the...

The Gravedigger's Son

Graham created the beautiful cover artwork for the book as his first book cover commission and the results were very well received,...

Steve May Illustrates The Night Knight

The Night Knight sees the return of the comedy partnership between Timothy Knapman and Steve May in this delightful new title for Oxford...