The third Doctor Who Storybook is on the way. Featuring the Doctor and Donna, the book contains seven brand new short stories, many by writers from the TV series itself:
- Hello Children, Everywhere, written by Paul Magrs, illustrated by Brian Williamson.
- Grand Theft Planet! written by James Moran (The Fires of Pompeii), illustrated by Daryl Joyce.
- Cold, written by Mark Gatiss (The Unquiet Dead, The Idiot's Lantern), illustrated by Ben Willsher.
- Bing Bong, written by Gareth Roberts (The Shakespeare Code, The Unicorn and the Wasp) & Clayton Hickman, illustrated by Dan McDaid.
- Island of the Sirens, written by Keith Temple (Planet of the Ood), illustrated by Adrian Salmon.
- The Puplet, written by Gary Russell, illustrated by Andy Walker.
- Hold Your Horses, written by Nicholas Pegg, illustrated by Jon Haward & Nigel Dobbyn.
Plus there's a comic strip, The Immortal Emperor, written by Jonathan Morris with art by Rob Davis, and A Letter from the Doctor, as told to new showrunner Steven Moffat (The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances, The Girl in the Fireplace, Blink, Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead).
The 80-page hardback also features a new painted cover by Alister Pearson and a frontispiece by David A Roach. Published by Panini Books and edited by Clayton Hickman, The Doctor Who Storybook 2009 will be available in August, priced £7.99.