Matty Takes Off! by Miriam Moss

Matty Takes Off!

Written by Miriam Moss
Part of the Matty and Milly Series

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A delightful pair of bear siblings, Matty and Milly make a delightful duo. Matty likes everything to be just-so. He is as neat and tidy as his sister Milly is not. In Matty’s house, everything has its own place but, when Matty goes to stay with Milly he finds that keeping things tidy isn’t the only way to be happy. Matty and Milly have a great adventure which is fun for both. Another title featuring Matty is Matty in a Mess.


Matty Takes Off! by Miriam Moss

Matty bear lives in a neat, tidy house where everything has its own special place. But when his sister, Milly, invites him to stay, Matty discovers that possessions aren't always the key to happiness...This is a charming and funny picture book from Smarties Book Prize winner, Jane Simmons, teamed up for the first time with award-winning author, Miriam Moss.


A delightful pair of bear siblings, Matty and Milly make a delightful duo. Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading4kids The peaceful resolution made this a lovely 'just before bedtime

About the Author

Miriam Moss

Miriam is an award winning author of 70 children's books. She originally published 40 information books, but for the last 12 years she has written fiction. This has included picture books, novelty books and poetry, and recently short stories for the adult market. Her fiction has been translated into 21 languages.

She was born in England but also grew up in Africa, The Middle East and China. After university she taught English for eight years in the UK and Kenya before becoming a writer. She now lives in East Sussex.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

5th February 2009




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Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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