October 2019 Children's Previews

October is my biggest preview of the year, at around 150 titles. I think this was also the largest volume of submissions I have ever received for a single month, so very competitive indeed. A quick glance at my Top Sellers reveals that this really is a month of big hitters, including many of the year’s likely bestsellers.

Unusually for October, there are a fair number of rising stars and débuts to watch out for. My book of the month is Frostheart, an outstanding Middle Grade adventure and the fictional début of illustrator Jamie Littler. Multiple award-winner Onjali Rauf is back with her...

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