My Grandpa by Marta Altes

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My Grandpa is getting old. But that's how he is, and that's why I love him.


My Grandpa by Marta Altes

A moving and memorable book about the very special relationship between an elderly grandfather and his adoring grandson, this unique look at old age through the eyes of a young bear is big-hearted, poignant and beautifully observed. A stunning picture book debut from Marta Altes, an exciting new writing and illustrating talent.

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

4th July 2013




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