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Marta Altes

  • 4 stars across 10 books
    Marta Altes is the award-winning creator of My Grandpa, I am an Artist!, My New Home, The King Cat and Little Monkey. 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.
    7th September 2017

    Little Monkey

    It's hard being a little monkey in a big troop, in an even bigger jungle - and this little monkey has had enough of al... More

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    1st June 2011

    No!

    Written and illustrated by a fresh new talent, this is the story of a likeable, well-meaning and irrepressible dog and t... More

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    21st March 2019

    Five More Minutes

    'A witty, big-hearted book' - Guardian From the uniquely talented, award-winning picture book creator, Marta Al... More

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    26th February 2015

    The King Cat

    Meet a cat who is the king of his house, until something terrible happens! Someone else arrives and they are dribbly... More

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    14th February 2013

    I Am An Artist

    Meet the boy who can't stop creating art! He loves colours, shapes, textures and EVERYTHING inspires him: his socks, t... More

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    1st July 2013

    My Grandpa

    My Grandpa is the stunning picture book debut from Marta Altes, author of I Am An Artist. A moving and memo... More

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    1st June 2014

    My New Home

    Moving to a new home can sometimes feel scary and a little bit lonely, but this little racoon soon discovers that wherev... More

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    6th October 2016

    Nonstop Nonsense

    A joyful jumble of poems, songs and stories. The full colour gift edition of this wonderfully witty and delight... More

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    20th August 2020

    New In Town

    Meet a big, friendly dog looking for a home in this warm and reassuring story by award-winning Marta Alt... More

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