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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...

Aleksei Bitskoff's Sketchbooks & Life of Riley Published

We invite you to enter the world of Aleksei Bitskoff who is literally bursting with ideas: monsters, aliens & wizards, robots and shroom-bots,...

Handpicked Portfolio 2020

Welcome to our magical world of dragons, giants, comics, football, penguins and dinosaurs. Featuring images created for Waitrose,...

Ori's Stars new picture book by Kristyna Litten

With the chilly whispers of winter in the air we are thrilled to present to you  a stunning picture book with words and illustrations...

The Invincible Tony Spears Lost in Space by Neal Layton

Buckle up and get ready to blast off with the third bonkers Tony Spears adventure... presenting The Invincible Tony Spears Lost in...

There's a Yeti in The Playground - Illustrated by Thomas Flintham

The 8th amazing Izzy Adventure from Blue Peter Award-winning author illustrator team Pamela Butchart and Thomas Flintham is publishing...

The Family Series by Enid Blyton, Illustrated by Aleksei Bitskoff

In plenty of time for the summer holidays we present classic, fun-filled family holiday adventure from one of the world's best storytellers,...

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...

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...

Destined to be a monster hit RUFUS by Simon Bartram

He's keen, he's green but he's not very mean...Rufus just wants someone to scare! Simon Bartram's latest picture book is published...

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,...

Arena July Calendar by Jonny Duddle

Taken from his forthcoming picture book, 'Pirates of Scurvy Sands', our July calendar image is by Jonny Duddle which should have you...

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Editions

It was twenty years ago that this children's book was published, inspiring a whole generation of children to fall in love with reading...

Arena June Calendar by Neal Layton

Summer is here! The sun is out and what better image to celebrate June than this magnificent piece by Neal Layton, taken from Danny...

Lands of Long Ago Illustrated by Frances Castle

Frances Castle's full colour illustrations are a joy to behold in Spot the Mistake: Lands of Long Ago, a fun 48 page non-fiction book...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

As featured in the first year set texts reading list in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Fantastic Beasts illustrated by Tomislav...

Arena Spring Portfolio 2017

Welcome to this year's Spring Portfolio showcasing some of the most talented visual artists working in Children's publishing today....

Arena March Calendar by Graham Carter

The star of our March calendar image is this beautiful manatee illustration by Graham Carter, taken from his debut picture book Alphamals...

Aleksei Bitskoff: Who Let The Gods Out

Aleksei Bitskoff's striking illustration for the cover of Maz Evans' debut novel, Who Let The Gods Out, is published today and is Waterstones...

Arena February Calendar by Anna Chernyshova

It's February already and this month's calendar illustration is by Anna Chernyshova from the picture book, A Letter to Father Frost...

Press Start! by Thomas Flintham

A new year heralds the arrival of a new series by Thomas Flintham, commissioned by Scholastic in the US this new series is part of...

Santa Claude by Alex T. Smith

Who will deliver the presents to the children on Christmas Eve? - well Claude of course and his faithful companion, Sir Bobblysock....

Steve May: Aidan Abet Teacher's Pet

Steve May had great fun illustrating Guy Bass' new book, Aidan Abet, Teacher's Pet, published this month by Barrington Stoke....

Great Board Books all about Animals!

Acclaimed children's illustrator Thomas Flintham's Animal Colours and Animal Babies are now out in board book format! The friends can't...