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Mick Manning - Author

Mick Manning and Brita Granström specialize in lyrical non- fiction picture books. They have written and illustrated over 60 books and have won many awards, including the Smarties Silver Award, the English Association Award and The Royal Society Young People’s Book Award. Their previous books, published internationally and in many languages, include the award-winning Fly on the Wall series, Tail-End Charlie, What Mr Darwin Saw, Charles Dickens: An Extraordinary Life, Nature Adventures, Wild Adventures, The Beatles and William Shakespeare. Mick and Brita live in the Scottish Borders. Read a Q&A with Mick and Brita here.

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Books! Books! Books!
Mick Manning - illustrated by Brita Granstrom
April 2017 Book of the Month Who better to take young readers on a guided tour of the British Library than Mick Manning and Brita Granström? Words and pictures work perfectly together to give children a vivid sense of the...
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Format: Hardback | Released 06/04/2017
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William Shakespeare Scenes from the Life of the World's Greatest Writer
Mick Manning - illustrated by Brita Granstrom
Shortlisted for the English Picture Book Award 2016 Mick Manning and Brita Granström have developed a picture book approach to non-fiction that brings their subjects to vivid life. Beautifully illustrated throughout in coloured pencil and watercolour and with pen and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/03/2016
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Woolly Mammoth
Mick Manning - illustrated by Brita Granstrom
The lyrical text gives an emotional insight into the world of the woolly mammoths and is accompanied by an illustrative fact strip giving more information on how we know about the lives of Mammoths today, taken from the very latest...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/07/2015
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William Shakespeare Scenes from the Life of the World's Greatest Writer
Mick Manning - illustrated by Brita Granstrom
Follow the amazing dramatic life of a theatrical icon, vividly described in words and pictures. With lively graphic-novel descriptions of many of Shakespeare's most famous plays, including A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night,...
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/06/2015
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The Beatles
Mick Manning - illustrated by Brita Granstrom
January 2014 Book of the Month The most famous band in history is brought to life in this illustrated history of their life and times. The stories of the ‘fab four' as schoolboys from the years before they met through...
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Format: Hardback | Released 02/01/2014
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The Secrets of Stonehenge
Mick Manning - illustrated by Brita Granstrom
April 2013 Non-Fiction Book of the Month The incredible story of the building of the mighty Stonehenge is brought to life in the action-packed illustrations to this book. How such a feat was achieved without the help of any technology...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/04/2013
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