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One More Bologna Has Come and Gone!

One more Bologna Bookfair has come and gone! From amazing stands and books, to awards, funky illustrators and creative projects, to crowded aisles, herewith my summary in pix! Day 1 Day 4 ...

04/11/19 12:34 am

Discover Caracol: A Snail with A Huge Appetite for Life that Nothing Will Stop!

Caracol By Pablo Albo ,  Pablo Auladell Most people believe that snails are slow. But I know one that managed to go so far as around the corner and even further. Despite what its name might suggest, Sna...

04/04/19 12:00 am

Become a Fire Expert thanks to Snor's Campfire!

Campfire! How to make one, and what to do with it By Gerard Janssen Browse all  2 titles in Snor's Outdoor Series series Spend hours to collecting small twigs and flammable materials. Try to set it on fire with a ...

04/01/19 12:00 am

Stuff Every Grandfather / Grandmother Should Know: Just Released by Quirk

These pocket-sized guides have all the stuff you need to become the best grandma or grandpa in town! Stuff Every Grandmother Should ...

03/25/19 12:00 am

The Paris & London Bookfairs...in a Few Images

 It's a CrAzY period! Last week was the London fair (finishing Thursday night) at which point started the Salon du Livre in Paris...and in a few days: Bologna! The rhythm is INTENSE!        Herewith what I saw and noticed....in the aisles! ...

03/20/19 8:11 am

After Cats, Dogs Get a Guide to Help their Owners

Dogs: Guide for Dog Owners By  Annemarieke Piers ,  Maartje Kuiper They are not as smart and refined as cats, but they are so loyal and sweet! So after the success of ‘Cats, Guide for Cat Owners’, we had to make the d...

03/18/19 12:00 am

Middle Grade Novel La Importancia del Primer Cero (A Buen Paso) Gets a Booktrailer

La Importancia del Primer Cero By Oti Rodríguez Marchante ,  Carmen Segovia It’s the tenth anniversary of four friends. They go the same school, and are all feeling some deep changes around and inside them. The four friend...

03/14/19 12:00 am

Discover Álex Herrerías' Graphical Nover: Un Camino de Leyenda

Un Camino de Leyenda By Álex Herrerías Legends and traditional myths of Mexico trace the path of this graphic novel by Álex Herrerías. A disoriented painter is commissioned to restore an old mural in a nearby to...

03/11/19 12:00 am

Coup de Coeur for La Merienda del Parque!

I just fell in love with this new title by Pencil: La Merienda del Parque ! It's just fresh, cute and fun!  It follows the adventure of a little boy who enjoys his snack in the park in "very good company".... The very graphical and design oriented illustrations by Cecilia M...

03/08/19 12:00 am

Snor's Perennials and Bestsellers Have a Re-looking!

With Over 25,000 copies sold per title in Holland   With Many Foreign Rights Sold, but several still available :-)  Snor's Perrenial Series includes 6 titles that have seen their design freshly relooked!   Whether addressed to moth...

03/04/19 12:00 am

Impressions From the Brussels Bookfair

Last week was my first time at the Brussels Bookfair. Crowded with many very enthusiastic kids out with their classmates and parents, there was a great emphasis on children books and of course comics and BDs.   But what struck me so much was the concentr...

02/28/19 12:00 am

Keep Up with the People You Meet All Over the World with the Friendship Backpacking Journal!

Friendship Book for Backpackers To keep up with the people you met all over the world! All those nice, lovely, funny people Cerina de Troije met during her travels. If she could have, she would have put them in her bac...

02/25/19 12:00 am

Fernando Villela & Jesús Cisneros Selected by the Bologna 2019 Illustrators Exhibit!!!!

Jesus Cisneros & Simone Rea are among the winners of the  Bologna 2018 Illustrators Exhibit! 15.265 illustrations  were examined in order to select the   80 artists  that will take part in the 2018 Illustrators Exhibition and be published ...

02/21/19 12:00 am

Cuatro Gatos Selects 7 of Our Titles for its 2019 List!!!!

The US Miami-based and very respected non-profit organization  Fundación   Cuatrogatos  has just rendered its list of the 20 best and 100 recommended Spanish children books for the year 2018 . To download the 2019:  Cuatrogatos Catalog ...

02/14/19 12:00 am

Want to Know How to Roll the Perfect Joint? Quirk with Stuff Every Cannabisseur Should Know Will Tell You!

STUFF EVERY CANNABISSEUR SHOULD KNOW by Marc Luber. This is the latest book in our small gifty "Stuff You Should Know" reference series. CANNABISSEUR (a portmanteau of "cannabis" and "connoisseur") will be published ...

02/11/19 12:00 am

Fernando Vilela Selected by the Bologna 2019 Illustrators Exhibit!!!!

            Fernando Vilela Selected by the Bologna 2019 Illustrators Exhibit!!!! Fernando Vilela Fernando Vilela was born in São Paulo, Brazil. He is an awarded children book author and illustrator, plas...

02/07/19 12:00 am

Worst Case Scenario Celebrates 20 YEARS and more than 10 Millions Copies Sold!!!!

The original edition of Worst-Case Scenario celebrates 20 Years in 2019 and boast a new  Revised and streamlined edition, fresh with an updated design Loaded with the classics, plus 20 all-new scenarios for 21st-century threats - learn how to evade a drone, climb out of a ...

02/04/19 12:00 am

Be Positive and Be Affirmative, Alone, in Family or a Work!

  The series of Affirmators now include 7 titles and the success doesn't stop! Sage-like advice and affirmators to keep you from strangling your loved ones, your co-workers or just yourself! Whether in small book format, or 40 cards-decks or journal, you'll be set ...

01/31/19 12:00 am

Angoulème! My Selection of Comics and Graphical Novels!

  Yesterday was my first time ever at the Angoulème Festival! It was really fun to discover the beautiful town organized around some of the most famous of characters, thousands of books and fans of every age :-) Herewith Sea of Stories' selec...

01/28/19 1:15 am

A Little Tour of Crazy Fair Maison & Objet

For the first time, I went to the salon Maison et Objet in Paris. It's huge! About the size of Frankfurt, but a lot more relaxed! :-) Window on today's trends, it was interesting to see what may appear in books in a few months!  Herewith the list of adjective...

01/24/19 12:34 am

YEAH! Finally, We Can FAIL, Be Weird, Dream and Be Sensitive and We Can Even Write About it!!!

Browse all  4 titles in It's Ok Journal series Encouraging real-life progress over digital fauxperfection, these journals are a reminder that it’s OK to not be OK. Writing prompts get your wheels turning 78 honest (but n...

01/21/19 12:00 am

Flis Flas: A Lovely Taoist Tale to Reinforce the Beauty of the Present Moment

Flis Flas by  Alex Nogués ,  Ina Hristova Ludovico is a duck who, like any other, flies, swims and eats. As his first Winter arrives, he will discover that he possesses a wonderful talent. A Taoist tale about life and its little accidents. Sometimes ...

01/17/19 12:00 am

Starting New Resolutions with the AF Deck

   With the New Year, comes the new resolutions! So start the year easily thanks for the AF Decks : Gratitude and Spirituality. Take a card amid the 100 ones available in the deck and make it your motto for today. It's easy and simple. But the best part, is the approach....

01/14/19 12:00 am

Look What I Received Today at the Office! Easy Screen Printing!

  Look what the mailman brought me today from Holland....                     The Ultimate EASY Screen Printing Book ....published by Loopvis! The Ultimate Easy Screen Pri...

01/10/19 12:00 am

Bonne Année! Happy New Year! Feliz Ano! Sea of Stories Starts with a New Address!

We've moved back to France, Bordeaux to be exact! Check out our offices!               Please update our new addresses in your files: For Finished Book Copies + Signed contracts + all Physical Mail: 22, Rue Georges Mandel, 33000 Bord...

01/06/19 5:28 am

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