Category Archives: Picture Books

Zebra’s Umbrella

written by David Hernández Sevillano and illustrated by Anuska Allepuz

Zebra opened his umbrella when he felt the first raindrops fall. Gazelle, Rhinoceros, Elephant, Hare and Lion came over. Would everyone fit under Zebra’s umbrella?

Rights sold: English (UK/US) & Italian

Hardback / 280 x 240 / 44 pages / NubeOcho Ediciones

Pepperstorm

written by Rafael Ordóñez and illustrated by Marisa Morea

Did you know that elephants are scared of mice? A long time ago, it was the other way around, and it was mice who were afraid of elephants. But one day everything changed… that was the day of the pepperstorm!

Rights sold: English (UK/US) & Italian

Hardback / 280 x 240 / 44 pages / NubeOcho Ediciones

Daniela and the Witch Pilomena

written by Susanna Isern & illustrated by Gómez

The witch Philomena doesn’t like people being happy. One day, she sees Daniela and the crew of the Black Croc in her crystal ball.
Will Philomena find a way to take away their smiles?

Rights sold: English (UK/US) & Italian

Hardback / 280 x 240 / 44 pages / NubeOcho Ediciones

Tales from the World of the Motts (2 titles)

written by Radostina Nikolova and illustrated by Melina-Elina Bondokova

The Adventures of the Motts series was so well received that Marmot Books developed an extended line for younger kids. The tales tell stories about the young Motts who are as curious as small children, and face challenges like fear of the dark or getting in trouble.

Titles in the series: Mux’s First Mischief and Princess Pagu Can’t Fall Asleep

Hardback / 140 x 210 / 32 pages / Marmot Books

Waldo Without Wings

written by Radostina Nikolova and illustrated by Mateya Arkova

What happens when a dog wakes up on a cloud but has no wings to go down and say goodbye to his best friend? This picture book tells the story of Waldo – a playful dog who finds himself in the sky but instead of turning into a twinkling star he turns into rather transparent version of… himself. Entertaining and full of surprises, the book talks about loss and friendship in a charming way. As for the sky… it turns out to be quite a funny place.

Paperback / 250 x 250 / 32 pages / Marmot Books

The Elephant Who Wanted to Fly

written and illustrated by Lilyana Dvoryanova

What are friends for but to help you fulfil your dreams? What are dreams for if you lose your heart? What is your heart for if you are foggy inside?
A rag doll elephant and a loyal mouse meet in a beautiful story with different endings.

Hardback / 215 x 215 / 32 pages / Marmot Books

Knock, Knock, Knock Coding Series (7 titles)

A series of 7 picture books teaching readers about computer programming through every day problem-solving. These books encourage readers to improve their critical and logical thinking. The series uses cute characters to engage readers and teach them about different computer related subjects.

Hardback / 215 x 240 / 44 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

The Bunny Poet and the Secret Garden

written by Kim Mi-hye and illustrated by Ko Hye-jin

One day Seol Ha loses her hat in the wind. It flies into a garden where Seol Ha meets Bunny Poet. Bunny Poet shows Seol Ha his poem tree and all the words hanging from it that inspire his poems. Bunny Poet then teaches Seol Ha all about how to make random words into poetry.
This book teaches children about the origins of poetry as well as poetic devices such as metaphors, similes and rhythm and encourages them to try writing some themselves!

Ko Hye-jin was selected for ‘the best illustrator of the year at the 2016 Bologna Children’s Book Fair.’

Hardback / 250 x 210 / 40 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

Daddy’s Beard

written and illustrated by Yum Hye-won

The charming diary of a child observing the stages of his father’s beard growth. He observes the length, how it feels and even what happens to Daddy’s beard when he eats! A great book to teach inquisitive children how to record their observations of any aspect of their lives.

Yum Hye-won received the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award, 2013. She won Bologna Ragazzi Award in Best Fiction and Golden Kite Award in 2009, APALA Award in 2017, and Charlotte Zolotow Award in 2019.

Hardback / 220 x 220 / 40 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

Ggomi’s Museum Tour

written by Kim Lee-ra and illustrated by Lee Hee-eun

The Coral Preschool are going on a field trip to the museum tomorrow and the students will have to write a field trip report. But Ggomi the eel and his friends Dongri the blowfish and Dakdak the lobster don’t want to do the assignment. Then Ggomi has a great idea…

Hardback / 210 x 250 / 44 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig