When our artists have worked really hard on a wonderful project, there's nothing better than getting to see the finished product finally released. Here on our showcase, we're proud to share some of our very favourite books illustrated by Beehive artists.

Have you just become the owner of a new dragon? Are you wondering how to look after it? This handy guidebook will give you all the information you will need to be a proud owner of a happy dragon! This funny mock instruction book was written by Catherine Baker.

Published by Collins

Illustrated By Carl Morris
Published 13/01/2020

When Pip meets strange, unhappy Miss Havisham and the beautiful Estella, he feels embarrassed because he's only a poor village boy. Then he hears some life-changing news.

Published by Usborne Publishing

Illustrated By Elena Selivanova

Coming soon from Jolly Fish Press an Imprint of North Star Editions, Inc

Tessa has heard her grandfather’s stories about the fabled barbegazi since she was little. Now, after his death, she’s determined to see the gnome-like creatures for herself and prove her grandfather wasn’t just a confused old man.

When Tessa discovers Gawion, a young male barbegazi, she’s overjoyed. She can finally show everyone that her grandfather was telling the truth. But Gawion needs her help. His sister is missing and may have been captured by humans. As the two form a friendship, Tessa realizes that uncovering the truth about the barbegazi carries great responsibilities—and sometimes things have to remain a secret.

Illustrated By Aubrey Blackham

Published by Michael O'Mara Books

Help Santa chase the reindeer through 17 intricately illustrated seasonal scenes and bring them home to the North Pole in time to load up the sleigh. There are 8 cute reindeer, plus Santa and his elf, to find in each location and the answer pages at the back feature extra things to spot.

Illustrated by: Paul MoranAdam Linley, Gergely Forizs & Jorge Santillan

Illustrated By Paul Moran
Published 03/10/2019

Published by Collins Big Cat

A girl and her mum are waiting on a platform for the train to arrive. But what is that flash of fur, and is it getting on the train too? This wonderful story was written by Becca Heddle.

Illustrated By Omar Aranda
Published 26/09/2019

Published by Collins Big Cat

The grasshopper plays all summer while the ants work – but who will benefit when the weather turns cold? This re-telling of a classic story has been beautifully written by Pippa Goodhart.

Illustrated By juanbjuan Oliver
Published 26/09/2019

Published by Collins Big Cat

When Molly decides to escape from the Holiday Club and go for a wander, she finds herself lost in the maze-like corridors of Buston Civic Centre. On her quest to find her way back, Molly enters a series of wrong doors which leads to interesting – and comical – predicaments … This humorous fiction story was written by Brandon Robshaw.

Illustrated By Elisa Rocchi
Published 20/09/2019

Published by Wayland - Hachette Children's Group

Welcome to the weird world of animal wee! Find out which animals are the fastest at peeing, which animals don’t actually pee and how animal wee can save the planet!

Impress friends with “would you wee-lieve it?” wacky animal wee facts and discover the fascinating science behind animal wee, with Paul Mason’s highly accessible and entertaining text.

Illustrated By Tony De Saulles
Published 12/09/2019

Published by Hachette Children's Group

Jasmine is a worrier. When she hears she’s finally going to Delhi to see her cousins and attend a family wedding, all she can think about is her fear of flying! When the travel day finally comes, Jasmine decides to be brave and gets herself ready for a wonderful adventure. Join Jasmine as she learns and grows while having fun at a wedding in Delhi!

Illustrated By Amit Tayal
Published 11/06/2019

Coming soon from Nosy Crow!

Kit can’t STAND reading.

She'd MUCH rather be outside, playing games and getting muddy, than stuck inside with a book. But when she’s dragged along to the library one day by her two best friends, she makes an incredible discovery – and soon it’s up to Kit and her friends to save the library… and the world.

Illustrated By Davide Ortu
Published 06/06/2019

Published by Maverick Books

It’s the day of Cosmo’s big wizard test. With his books and wand, he knows he can pass. But what will happen when he forgets the magic word?

Illustrated By Daniel Limon
Published 28/03/2019

Published by Usborne Publishing

A colourful activity book packed with zoo-themed puzzles, things to spot, colouring, drawing and doodling activities. Spot matching llamas, complete a meerkat maze, learn how to draw a rhino and lots more. All the answers are at the back of the book.

Illustrated by Stu McLellan & Kate Sheppard

Published 07/03/2019

Published by Delphin

Illustrated By Kelly O'Neill
Published 05/03/2019

Published by Maverick Books

Jim Squawkins has one dream: to be the greatest pirate ever to sail the seven seas. But there’s one problem: the human pirates on board the ship are only interested in knitting! Can Jim and his beastly crew find a way to make their dream come true?

Illustrated By Daniel Limon
Published 28/01/2019

Published by Maverick Books

By day, Stella is a normal girl but by night… she’s Shooting Star! When a robber escapes from prison, little does Stella know that he will come to her school! Can Shooting Star save the day?

Illustrated By John Lund
Published 28/12/2018

Published By Maverick Books

After a trip to the museum, Freddie accidentally takes home a dinosaur egg that he’d cracked. What he doesn’t expect is for the egg to hatch on the way home and a new type of dinosaur to come out!

Will his new friend be discovered or can he keep him a secret?

Illustrated By Daniel Limon
Published 28/12/2018

Published by Usborne Publishing

The wicked fairy says, “When she is sixteen, she will hurt her little hand on a spindle and die!” Instead, Princess Rose falls asleep for a thousand years. Who can wake her?

Illustrated By Elena Selivanova
Published 16/11/2018

Published by HarperCollinsPublishers

Ben Franklin was a famous inventor, statesman, and writer who helped the thirteen colonies become the United States. From inventing the lightning rod to helping write the Declaration of Independence, his big ideas had a lasting impact on American history.

Illustrated By Gustavo Mazali
Published 06/11/2018

Published by Collins

Find out what happens to gulls when they get caught in oil spills and how they are looked after in this non-fiction recount.

Illustrated By Nathalie Ortega
Published 21/09/2018

Published by Oxford University Press

Catherine thinks her story is a dramatic one, but it's actually more of a comedy. She longs for adventure and romance, just like in her favourite novels, and can't wait to visit Northanger Abbey where she's sure to uncover a sinister mystery or two... A skilful adaptation of Austen's classic satire of Gothic novels, with all the wry humour of the original and a naively charming heroine to fall in love with.

Illustrated By Davide Ortu
Published 13/09/2018

Published by Scholastic

Welcome to the Enchanted Pony Academy, where glittery ponies learn how to use their magic! Electra loves to be outside, running as fast as she can--and she's fast! So now that it's time to learn to ride with the children at Enchanted Pony Academy, Electra couldn't be more excited.

Illustrated By Ilias Arahovitis
Published 22/08/2018

Published by Usborne Publishing

For all of his early life, Oliver is hungry and poor. Then he runs away to London, where he soon makes new friends – but kind old Fagin and the Artful Dodger are not quite what they seem.

Illustrated By Elena Selivanova
Published 19/08/2018

Published by Scholastic

Curses: load of rubbish or for real? Super sleuth Poppy must figure it out when trouble strikes ‘cursed’ play Macbeth…

Illustrated By Beatrice Bencivenni
Published 16/08/2018

Published by Usborne Publishing

Discover the fabulous clothes worn in the Middle Ages over a thousand years ago in this stylish sticker book. There are over 100 stickers of dresses, headdresses, fans, overgowns, shields and tunics to create beautiful outfits for visiting the Spanish Court, Canterbury Cathedral or a jousting contest.

Illustrated By Elena Selivanova
Published 15/08/2018

Published by Quarto US

Discover the most amazing animals that ever lived - follow the holes to uncover secrets of the dinosaurs!

Illustrated By Rudolf Farkas
Published 01/08/2018

Published by Hinkler Books

For over a century, this classic tale has captivated and entertained children and adults alike. This 32-page picture book has been adapted for young readers and features beautiful illustrations of these beloved characters and their timeless stories.

Illustrated By Lee Holland
Published 01/08/2018

Published by Usborne Children's Books

When Rose Muddle is plucked from the workhouse to become a maid in a grand mansion, she discovers that her new mistress has secret plans for her – plans which involve a strange amber pendant with extraordinary powers.

Illustrated By Davide Ortu
Published 16/08/2017

Published by Macmillan

A curse is not a big deal. Sitting Duck has already survived five disasters, so what’s the worst that can happen, really? Well… you’re about to find out.

Illustrated By Jorge Santillan
Published 23/05/2017

Published by Buster Books

A fun and exciting way for children to practise their counting skills, Colossal Creature Count will take readers on an exhilarating journey through the Amazon rainforest, across the Arctic tundra…

Illustrated By Daniel Limon
Published 08/09/2016

Published by Usborne

Travel Doodles is packed with amazing outdoor-themed doodles for children to colour and complete.

Illustrated By Adrian Barclay
Published 07/07/2016