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Marta Altes - Author

Marta Altés 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 (the best decision she ever made!) and graduated in 2011. Her debut book for Macmillan, My Grandpa, was published in July 2012 and the author was shortlisted for the Waterstone’s 2012 Children’s Book Prize.

Marta lives in London.

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The King Cat
Marta Altes
This is the perfect book for anyone who shares their house with a cat (or indeed a new sibling). In lively, varied double page spreads Cat describes his life as undisputed king of the house until – terrible day...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: Baby and Toddler | 3+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 14/01/2016
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I am an Artist
Marta Altes
This is the perfect book for anyone who loves making art – and making a mess particularly if there's a boy involved! A sharp, silly, fabulously funny book, which shows that Art is EVERYWHERE!
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/06/2014
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My Grandpa
Marta Altes
My Grandpa is getting old. But that's how he is, and that's why I love him.
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/07/2013
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I Am an Artist!
Marta Altes
This is the perfect book for anyone who loves making art – and making a mess particularly if there's a boy involved! A sharp, silly, fabulously funny book, which shows that Art is EVERYWHERE!
Lovereading Price: £8.79 - Saving £2.20 (20%) Featured in: 3+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 14/02/2013
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No!
Marta Altes
Shortlisted for The People's Book Prize 2012 - a national competition aimed at discovering new and unknown works: a truly democratic book prize decided exclusively by the public. To find out how to vote, click here. A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read'...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2011
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