New children's books from Nosy Crow May 2024

New children’s books from Nosy Crow (May 2024)

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If you’ve got a little bookworm at home then you will probably always be on the lookout for new books. Nosy Crow has a great selection, released in May 2024. You’ll find a mix of books in this post.

Mermaid Academy: Millie and Storm (Age 7-9)

Mermaid Academy Millie and Storm

Mermazing action-packed underwater adventures for young readers. Beautifully illustrated throughout and with a glittery cover! From the authors and illustrator of the bestselling Unicorn Academy series.

Hidden deep beneath the waves is Mermaid Academy, a magical school where mermaids are paired with their very own dolphin and must discover their unique mermaid magic, with plenty of adventure along the way!

Millie loves solving mysteries! So when the magical Sea Sphinx sets her a difficult riddle, Millie can’t wait to get started. But when her puzzle solving leads her straight into a Mal Mer trap, she needs Storm and her friends to dive to the rescue!

Mermaid Academy is the perfect series for 7+ readers who love magic and adventure.

Look out for more titles! Isla and BubbleCora and Sparkle and Maya and RainbowAmber and Flash

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I am Wolf (Age 9-12)

I am Wolf

An outstanding, highly original and unputdownable read! This is bold, thought-provoking adventure perfect for fans of MORTAL ENGINES and THE LAST WILD.

Coll is Wolf.

He lives with his clan on a Construct, a huge technological “creature” driven by the clan’s combined willpower. Together they roam their world, fighting other clans and absorbing them into their own.

But when a new and dangerous Construct attacks them, Coll is thrown clear from Wolf and left behind. Now he must survive life on ground and get back to his clan. He is helped by Rieka, a “Tock” who makes the Constructs work. She promises Coll a way to return, but can she be trusted? And what is she really trying to do…?

When Coll uncovers the truth, it destroys everything he thought he knew about his clan, the world they live in, and even himself. In a world full of danger, and suddenly without meaning, can he find a way back?

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National Trust: Getting Ready for Summer, A Sticker Storybook (Age 3-5)

Getting ready for summer

A beautiful sticker storybook to keep children busy in the run-up to summer and during the holidays!

It’s summer in this gorgeous sticker book full of beautiful scenes. Use stickers to fill the woods with bees and butterflies, complete the strawberry-picking scene, add shells to the sand castle and sea creatures to the rock pool, decorate the campfire scene and much, much more.

The perfect summer activity book for even the youngest nature lovers, featuring:

  • Over 120 stickers 
  • 11 scenes 
  • Gentle rhyming story 
  • Spotter’s checklist at the end for finding extra details in each scenePublished in collaboration with the National Trust.

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On Your Marks, Get Set… Gold (Age 7-11)

On your marks, get set, gold!

An exciting, laugh-a-minute guide to every Olympic and Paralympic sport – updated for the 2024 Paris Olympics!

From boxing to boccia, find out just what it takes to become an Olympic and Paralympic star in this hilariously informative guide to the games.

For each sport you’ll discover why it’s great, why it’s not so great, what skills and equipment you’ll need to start practising and even how to sound like a pro!

You’ll learn about some of the greatest Olympians in history, events that might appear in the future and there’s a helpful guide to your chances of becoming a champion.

With bold, energetic illustrations and an up-to-date text packed with weird, wonderful and wildly hilarious facts written by sports journalist Scott Allen, this hardback gift book is the funniest guide you’ll find to the next Olympics!

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Everything You Know About The Human Body is WRONG (Age 7-11)

Everything you know about the human body is wrong

Curious readers will quickly become experts with this informative, inventive and entertaining take on a human body book!

Do you know everything there is to know about the body? Humans have all of the answers about how it works, right?

Well, this book is here to show you that you’re WRONG! But don’t worry, even the experts can’t be right all the time . . .

So, let’s uncover the truth! From breathtaking brain tricks to awesome undiscovered senses, discover how everything you think you know about the human body is actually untrue in this in-depth, ingenious book.

With fascinating, friendly and easy-to-understand text written by award-winning science journalist Emma Young and amazingly detailed colour artwork on every page, this beautifully produced hardback gift book with an stunning tactile cover will impress readers of any age.

Praise for Emma Young:“Accessible and fun … truly a kind of genius!” – Bill Bryson

Also available in this series:

  • Everything You Know About Dinosaurs is Wrong!
  • Everything You Know About Minibeasts is Wrong!
  • Everything You Know About Sharks is Wrong!

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When I Became Your Daddy (Age 2-5)

When I became your Daddy

A heart-warming book celebrating the special bond between father and child, featuring flurries of silver foil on every page!

When I Became Your Daddy,

you made my world complete.

I didn’t know the little things

in life could be so sweet.

A beautiful, reassuring picture book about the unconditional love a father has for his children. Whether exploring rockpools, playing in the sand, or floating snug together in the sea, there’s nothing this little otter loves more than spending time with their daddy.

With a lyrical rhyming text by Susannah Shane and stunning artwork by award-winning and internationally bestselling artist Britta Teckentrup.

This picture book makes the perfect gift for Father’s Day or following the arrival of a new baby.

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