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Marta Altés

Author & Illustrator

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 updates about Marta Altés

Summer Solstice - Longest Day of the Year

Tomorrow is the longest day of the year. Read about time in Five More Minutes by Marta Altés from Macmillan Children's Books

3 days ago

Summer Solstice - Longest Day of the Year

Tomorrow is the longest day of the year. Read about time in Aesop's Fables, Retold by Elli Woollard by Elli Woollard from Macmillan Children's Books

3 days ago

Summer Solstice - Longest Day of the Year

Tomorrow is the longest day of the year. Read about time in Grimms' Fairy Tales, Retold by Elli Woollard, Illustrated by Marta Altes by Elli Woollard from Macmillan Children's Books

3 days ago

Refugee Week

There’s no place like it... My New Home by Marta Altés from Macmillan Children's Books

3 days ago

Refugee Week

There’s no place like it... New In Town by Marta Altés from Macmillan Children's Books

3 days ago

Children's Art Week

A book to get creative with Draw With Marta Altés: You Are an Artist! by Marta Altés from Macmillan Children's Books 

11 days ago

Water a flower day

Learn all of the colours you can see in nature in I Am An Artist by Marta Altés from Macmillan Children's Books

24 days ago

World Baking Day

My New Home by Marta Altés from Macmillan Children's Books is a great creative read!

1 month ago

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