Our mission is to help authors bring their stories to light with professional editing, design, and good exposure to the marketplace. Through Belle Isle Books, we offer personal guidance and accessibility, encourage authors to actively participate in the publishing process, and produce high-quality books that reflect editorial quality of the highest caliber.
We treat the publishing process as a partnership, because when the book comes off the press, we want our authors to be happy and successful.
New & Upcoming Releases
Little Bella’s Nighttime Wonderland
ON SALE 7/20/2018
written by Joy Fernandez
illustrated by Brianna Baker
As Little Bella snuggles down for bed, she looks out her window and can’t believe what she sees! Fireflies illuminate a nighttime wonderland that unfolds right before her eyes.
Elizabeth Munk's Forest Edge Adventure
On sale 8/20/2018
Written by Faye MacFarland
Illustrated by Wesley Lowe
Winter is coming, and young Elizabeth Munk is finally old enough to help her three brothers forage for the food that will get their chipmunk family through the winter. But she has very different ideas about what might be best to bring home!
To learn more about Faye MacFarland and Wesley Lowe, click here.
A Race to Save the Australian Outback
On sale Fall 2018!
written by Amanda Owen
illustrated by Maryana Kachmar
The Australian Outback is a place full of wonder, color, and life -- but it can also be unpredictable. When wildfires break out, all the animals are in danger! Join Kevin the Kookaburra and his clever crew as they work together to save their home in the Australian Outback.
Beatrice and the Sunflower Gift
Written by Stephanie Parwulski
Illustrated by Tania Ramirez Cuevas
Beatrice the Turtle is afraid to come out of her shell. Then, one summer day, a butterfly lands in Beatrice’s rock garden, and together, they embark on an inspiring journey through the forest. Join Beatrice in learning how a small act of kindness can change your life in a big way!
Learn more about Stephanie Parwulski and Tania Ramírez Cuevas here.
Short Pump Bump!
Written by Angie Miles
Illustrated by Scott DuBar, with photographs by Angie Miles
Just about anywhere you go in Virginia’s capital city, you find history, beauty, and interesting stories just waiting to be told. Whether you read the sweet, silly, and poignant collection of poetry on your own or share it aloud with little ones dear to you, Short Pump Bump! will entice you to play a little, smile a little, and forevermore see the place Richmonders call home in a new and endearing way.
To learn more about Angie Miles and Scott DuBar, click here.