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Mick Manning - Author

Mick Manning grew up in Haworth, West Yorkshire and studied Illustration at the Royal College of Art in London. He has written and illustrated over 60 books, mostly with his partner Brita Granstrom. Their distinctive books have won many awards. Their first book, The World is Full of Babies, won the Smarties Silver Prize in 1996. Mick and Brita live in the Scottish Borders and have 4 sons. Their other books with Frances Lincoln include the critically acclaimed Fly on the Wall series: Roman Fort, Pharaoh's Egypt, Viking Longship, Greek Hero, Tail-End Charlie and What Mr Darwin Saw. Both Roman Fort and Viking Longship were shortlisted for the English Association 4-11 Awards and Greek Hero won in 2008. Snap! is the follow-up to Yuck! which was a regional winner of the Highland Book Awards 2006. Recently Mick and Brita donated the entire body of work created for their book Fly on the Wall: Greek Hero to Seven Stories, the centre for children's books.

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Books! Books! Books!
Mick Manning - illustrated by Brita Granstrom
A fascinating journey through literature from the first hand-made books to Shakespeare, the Bronte sisters and the Brothers Grimm - and including cookery, science and music. Lovereading Review to follow.
Lovereading Price: £11.99 - Saving £3.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
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...
Lovereading Price: £6.39 - Saving £1.60 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
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...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
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,...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
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...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 11+ readers | 9+ readers
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...
Lovereading Price: £9.59 - Saving £2.40 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/04/2013
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Author's Website

www.mickandbrita.com/

Author's Blog

mickandbrita.blogspot.com/

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