Tuesday, October 15, 2019

I Broke My Butt! cracks up North America

I Broke My Butt!, the US edition of Dawn McMillan and Ross Kinnaird's new book, is out now from Dover Publications. 

Click here for the page on the Dover website.

The hilarious new book is the much-anticipated sequel to the international hit I Need a New Bum!, which our friends at Dover published in 2014 as I Need a New Butt!

They also have two other of Dawn and Ross' picture books available for sale in the USA and Canada — Doctor Grundy's Undies and Seagull Sid

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

New sequel backs up the cracking success of I Need a New Bum!

I’ve Broken my Bum!
Dawn McMillan; Illustrated by Ross Kinnaird
Zany sequel to international bestseller out in NZ in October ahead of North American release 
When Scottish Granny’s reading of I Need a New Bum! became a social media smash last September, the New Zealand bestseller turned into an international hit as well — with the US version selling out and Scholastic UK rushing an edition out before Christmas. 

A good thing, then, that Thames author Dawn McMillan had a sequel already on the go. 

After North Shore illustrator Ross Kinnaird added his quirky touch, the new book about a new bum is ready to rock bookstores worldwide — with NZ publication on Wednesday 9 October. 
I’ve Broken my Bum!  follows the popular character from the first book as he deals with a bum that breaks into pieces when he comes off his bike, then gets stuck to the tray he’s using to make the repairs. 

Kids will love his exploits as he discovers the fun to be had with a tray stuck to your bum. 

Dover Publications will publish the book as I Broke my Butt! in the US and Canada,next week, with Scholastic readying its UK edition for January 2020. 

Meanwhile, new editions of I Need a New Bum! are on the way in Korean and Italian.


Dawn McMillan is the much-loved author of numerous children’s books including I Need a New Bum! Doctor Grundy’s Undies and Home Child, also released in 2019. She lives in Waiomu, north of Thames. Ross Kinnaird is an international illustrator and designer whose books have been published in many countries, many of them in collaboration with Dawn. He lives close to the water on Auckland’s North Shore.

Publication: 9 October 2019  |  ISBN: 978-0-947506-64-3 |  RRP $19.99
Paperback, 235 x 215 mm, 32 pages colour

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