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Adam Stower's King Coo is set for an all new space adventure!

We recently celebrated Adam's Stower winning The Alligators Mouth prize for illustrated fiction with King Coo and the Curse of the...

Aleksei Bitskoff Illustrates Action Packed Louis Sachar Series

HOT OFF THE PRESS this week is a brand new edition of the Louis Sachar adventure series, Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom with...

Underland Chronicles Illustrated by Euan Cook

We are thrilled to reveal Euan Cooks striking covers for world-famous The Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins gripping fantasy series...

Pencils at the ready, it is Story Starter Time!

These brilliant ideas really shine a light on the limitless imagination of Alex T Smith and just showcase his magnificent talent for...

Get Spooky with Demelza & the Spectre Detectors

Get ready for a brilliantly inspiring new heroine from the pen of debut author and actress Holly Rivers with this fantastic cover illustration...

Explorers on Black Ice Bridge illustrated by Tomislav Tomic

We embark on an icy adventure with Stella Snowflake and the members of The Polar Bear Explorer's Club with covers designed by Tomislav...

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...

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)......

The Goblins are coming! with a new look created by Jonny Duddle

They are mean, they are green, they are tooled up and ready for fisty cuffs! Philip Reeves Goblins in all their gory glory are back...

Fabio The World's Greatest Flamingo Detective strikes again!

Presenting Fabio the World's Greatest Flamingo Detective Mystery on the Ostrich Express written by Laura James and Illustrated by Emily...

Between Worlds with illustrations by Frances Castle

As winter fast approaches, the nights draw in and the air begins to chill what better read than Between Worlds a beautifully curated...

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...

Picture Books are Important!

Why are picture books so important? The main difference between picture books and other books is that picture books are highly illustrated,...

The Invincible Tony Spears by Neal Layton- Just Published

Neal Layton's latest children's book adventure, The Invincible Tony Spears, published by Hodder, is out today!...

Greenling by Levi Pinfold wins English Association Award

Levi Pinfold has done it again and won the prize for the 7-11 category English Association picture book award with Greenling....

NEW ARTIST ALERT: Say Hello to Joe!

Introducing another new illustrator to Arena, please welcome Joe Lillington! A graduate from Falmouth and one of It's Nice That's 2014...

Calling all Teachers! Jonny Duddle Shortlisted for the Lollies!

We are excited to announce that Jonny's Cave of Doom has been shortlisted for the 6-8 Best Laugh Out Loud Book in the Lollies Book...

Alex T Smith: CILIP Medal Nominations

We're delighted that Alex T Smith has been nominated for illustrating two titles in the 2016 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal list...

Just Published: Simon Bartram: Curse of the Werefleas

Curse of the Werefleas is Simon Bartram's sixth book in the Bob and Barry's Lunar Adventure series, published by Templar this month...

New Work: Faye Simms: Sherlock Holmes

Faye Simms has created this atmospheric illustration from Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Final Problem"...

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Arena Spring Brochure 2012

We've created a marvellous new Spring brochure to show off our talented children's book illustrators...

Just Published: CLAUDE on Holiday

We are delighted to announce the publication of the new adventure starring Claude, the small, plump, beret wearing dog and his sidekick...