CITIES IN LAYERS was published by Bonnier Books UK's Big Picture Press imprint in summer 2020. It strips back the history of six world cities, comparing the present with key stages of historical development.. Peel back the past to see how the cities change and grow. The focus is on New York City, London, Paris, Rome, Istanbul and Beijing. The text is by Philip Steele, and the wonderful illustrations by Andrés Lozano present history as a colourful cavalcade, He celebrates soaring spires and minarets, forts and skyscrapers, theatres and arenas, rivers and docks. This book reminds us that the city streets we walk today have many stories to tell.
CITIES IN LAYERS Hardback £15.99 ISBN 9781-787410794
The ATLAS OF GREAT JOURNEYS is to be published by Welbeck in October 2020. This book allows readers to follow in the footsteps of the most daring adventurers as they set out to explore the unknown. Philip Steele's text is accompanied by fascinating map illustrations by Christian Gralingen. Fact pages tell the stories of each expedition - what dangers they faced, how long they travelled, and much more. This book has a unique Augmented Reality component that magically brings these journeys to life. Use your tablet or phone on each map spread to trace the routes they took and read about every stage of their journeys.
THE ATLAS OF GREAT JOURNEYS Hardback £17.99 48pp ISBN: 9781-783125104
Successful titles from 2019 included DKfindout! KNIGHTS and Miles Kelly's PROJECT WEATHER. Ivy Kids re-issued THE VIKINGS in their My First Fact File series. Forthcoming projects for 2021 include some exciting new titles for Weldon Owen Children's Books and for Miles Kelly.
London Book Fair 2020 was cancelled because of the Coronavirus pandemic, and as of May 2020 many publishers and creatives are in furlough or working from home. However the work goes on, and let's hope that children's non-ficion will be back with a bang in 2021. In the meantime, keep in touch – and keep safe!
DKfindout! CASTLES Flexibound ISBN 9780-241358436 Paperback £5.99 ISBN 978-1465471208 64pp