Marta Altés

Author

About Marta Altés

Marta Altés is the award-winning creator of My Grandpa, I am an Artist!, My New Home, The King Cat, Little Monkey and Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories. She loves to tell stories and her love of illustration saw her study for a degree in Graphic Design in Barcelona. Marta moved to the UK to study for an MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art and graduated in 2011. Since then she has won the Read It Again! Award and the Nottingham Children's Book Award and her first book No! was shortlisted for the Waterstone's Picture Book Prize, and Little Monkey was nominated for the Kate Greenaway Award 2018. Marta lives in London.

Recent activity

Random Acts of Kindness Day
Do something nice for someone and read New In Town by Marta Altés. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
3 months ago
Marta Altés
Out now! No! 8x8 edition by Marta Altés,. Published by Child's Play (International) Ltd.
6 months ago
Marta Altés
Out now! New In Town by Marta Altés,. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
1 year ago
Marta Altés
Out now! New In Town by Marta Altés,. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
1 year ago
Elli Woollard and Marta Altés
Out now! Aesop's Fables, Retold by Elli Woollard by Elli Woollard, illustrated by Marta Altés. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
1 year ago
Edinburgh Art Festival
A brilliant art book Draw With Marta Altés: You Are an Artist! by Marta Altés from Macmillan Children's Books 
1 year ago
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Out now! Five More Minutes by Marta Altés,. Published by Macmillan Children's Books.
1 year ago
International Children's Book Day
A classic story to celebrate International Children's Book Day, Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, retold by Elli Woollard by Elli Woollard from Macmillan Children's Books.
2 years ago