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Run Home, Nilla!

written by Anja Gatu

The new football season is off to a good start. Nilla is starting a nine-against-nine game instead of a seven-against-seven. The team is also getting a new coach who has something completely different in store, and Nilla’s love for football is tested. The new player, Evin, who intrigues Nilla, also confuses her. How will she tackle these unexpected setbacks?

Paperback / 200 pages / Olika Forlag / Ages 10-12+

Al Final

written and illustrated by Silvia Nanclares & Miguel Brieva

When she forgets her house keys, our young heroine embarks on an amazing adventure through the power of her imagination. Filled with curiosity and courage, she discovers an imaginary world and meets the most fantastic creatures.

Paperback / 280 x 280 / 72 pages / Kokinos Editorial

The Story of Baldomera

written by Enrique G. Ballesteros & Ismael F. Arias and illustrated by Ayesha L. Rubio

Every time Ismael left for work, Baldomera felt a bit sad. But he always returned a few days later. Then a long time passed without any sign of Ismael. Where could her best friend be? Inspired by a true story – millions of people have been touched by the tears of Baldomera following the confinement.

Paperback / 255 x 275 / 44 pages / NubeOcho Ediciones

The Girl Who Never Gave Up

written by Meira Goldberg and illustrated by Rami Tal

Once upon a time there was a girl who wanted to do something none of her friends had been able to do before her. “What kind of an idea is that?” they all wondered. “It won’t work,” they said. But she tried anyway. She tried again. And again. And again. And what do you think happened in the end?  By the same team: NED SAID NO!

Paperback / 230 x 270 / 32 pages / Kinneret Zmora Dvir Publishing

Bzzz, Honey Pharmacy

written and illustrated by Bo-young Sim

Spring is just around the corner even in Oak town. Everyone dusts off their clothes. Little Bee and Ms. Flower-bee are going out to collect nectar from all of the spring flowers that have just blossomed splendidly. A charming series about nature and seasons. Also available: SUMMER. Coming soon: AUTUMN.

Paperback / 225 x 205 / 44 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

Where Did You Find It?

written by Urmas Reinmaa and illustrated by Ulla Saar

A stunning picture book about a young girl, Anni, who keeps finding lost items and goes in search of their owners and experiences new encounters along the way. Ulla is a talented illustrator who lives in Estonia in a little grey wooden house with her son and her cat.

Paperback / 250 x 210 / 32 pages / Paike ja Pilv

And That Is How I Befriended Darkness

written by Emicida and illustrated by Aldo Fabrini

A powerful reflection on fear – a nosy guy enters without warning and in our ears he whispers a thousand stories about monsters and bandits. He helps us be cautious. Courage is the one who tells Fear to calm down and reminds us that we have nerve, we have a soul.

Paperback / 203 x 206 / 48 pages / Companhias das Letras

Bonbon and Blanket

written and illustrated by Emily Child

Bonbon and Blanket were firmest of friends from the moment they found each other.  Bonbon was tiny and in need of some warmth; Blanket was a soft cosy cover. One day they were all on a picnic and Bonbon was down by the lake when a dog snatched Blanket and tried to make its escape.

Paperback / 32 pages / Imagnary House

Incredible Stories

written by Olivier Dupin & Séverinne Duchesne

“This morning on the radio, I heard an incredible story – an American hamster inherited one hundred million dollars. It is the richest hamster in the world. Nobody contested!” A thought-provoking book about how we process information.

Paperback / 265 x 185 / 32 pages / Orso Editions


written by Magdalena Boćko-Mysiorska and illustrated by Dorota Prończuk

Follow twins Tosia and Julek through everyday situations and watch how differently they react. The author, who is also a pedagogue and therapist, writes with great sensitivity about matters that some parents can find challenging: how to deal with the first day in kindergarten, potty training, how differently children react to water, and how to handle anger in a child.

Board Book / 230 x 270 / 19 pages / Dwukropek