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Mick Manning

  • 5 stars across 27 books
    Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom are a creative team who work together on both text and illustration. Together they have produced many titles for Franklin Watts and won many awards, including the Silver Smarties prize for The World Is Full of Babies, the Tes information book award for What's Under the Bed? and the English Association non-fiction award for Wash, Scrub, Brush! They are married and live in Berwick upon Tweed with their two sons.
    24th January 2008

    Art School

    Between the pages of Art School you'll find a complete art course! Created by Mick Manning when he was the Head of Illus... More

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    4th September 2014

    The Beatles

    How did four cheeky lads from Liverpool - John, Paul, George and Ringo - become the greatest rock band in the world? Mic... More

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    21st May 2013

    ICB, Nature Bible, Flexcover, Green

    Kids can head out into the woods or off to camp with a full-text International Children's Bible (R) translat... More

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    4th September 2008

    Pharaoh'S Egypt

    Be a fly on the wall in the time of the ancient Egyptians. See how the mummy-makers perform their grisly work, sail down... More

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    10th September 2009

    Tail-End Charlie

    As a boy, Mick Manning listened to his father' s hair-raising tales about life as an RAF airgunner during ... More

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    11th February 2009

    What Mr Darwin Saw

    In 1831, at only 22 years old, Darwin was offered the position of Naturalist on HMS Beagle's world voyage. He was set to... More

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    7th August 2014

    Charles Dickens: Scenes from an Extraordinary Life

    Inspired by Charles Dickens' own words, Mick and Brita bring this extraordinary genius to life, revealing... More

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    1st August 2007

    Greek Hero

    Be a fly on the wall in the time of the ancient Greeks. Follow Greek warrior Agathon on his way home from battle, listen... More

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    4th September 2008

    Drama School

    Your very own drama course in a book! Have you always wanted to perform in a play, to direct your own movie, or to creat... More

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    26th May 2011

    My Uncle's Dunkirk: My Uncle's Dunkirk

    Inspired by his uncle's experiences, Mick Manning's simple but moving story invites children to travel from the safe fam... More

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