I Am an Artist! by Marta Altes

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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!


I Am an Artist! by Marta Altes

Meet the boy who can’t stop creating art! He loves colours, shapes and textures and everything inspires him: his socks, the contents of the fridge, even his cats get a new coat of paint! There’s just one problem: his mother isn’t quite so enthusiastic. In fact, she seems a little cross! But this boy has a plan to make his mum smile. He’s about to create his finest piece yet and on a very grand scale…


I Am An Artist is a joyful ode to art and creativity. kimharte.org

About the Author

Marta Altes

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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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

14th February 2013




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