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David Mackintosh - Author

About the Author

David Mackintosh was born in Belfast and grew up in Australia. He is a graphic designer, art director and illustrator. His innovative book designs have won him numerous awards in Britain and internationally, and has collaborated with some of the most celebrated names in children's publishing. David lives in London, draws a lot, has a bicycle and built a plastic model of a lunar module while creating this book.

Featured books by David Mackintosh

Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School

Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School

5+ readers

Author: David Mackintosh Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/08/2011

Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2011. Quirky, witty and brilliant, Marshall Armstrong is new to school and he definitely stands out from the crowd; but will he find it easy to make friends? A highly original take on a perennially popular theme from an exciting new talent.

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Other books by David Mackintosh

There's a Bug on My Arm that Won't Let Go

There's a Bug on My Arm that Won't Let Go

Author: David Mackintosh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/02/2020

What do you do when a bug just won't buzz off?! A beautiful new picture book about sticking up for your friends, from the author/illustrator of Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School. When a little bug looks for safety on a little girl's arm and won't let go, she moves from annoyance to affection in this stylishly atmospheric and quietly unforgettable tale from the author of 'Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School' and 'The Frank Show'. A modern-day fable about being a friend and the contentment that can come your way when you choose to be kind makes this an important book for today's new generation. Perfect anyone who's ever needed a friend, and for boys and girls ages four and up.

There's a Bug on My Arm that Won't Let Go

There's a Bug on My Arm that Won't Let Go

Author: David Mackintosh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/03/2018

What do you do when a bug just won't buzz off?! A beautiful new picture book about sticking up for your friends, from the author/illustrator of Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School. When a little bug looks for safety on a little girl's arm and won't let go, she moves from annoyance to affection in this stylishly atmospheric and quietly unforgettable tale from the author of 'Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School' and 'The Frank Show'. A modern-day fable about being a friend and the contentment that can come your way when you choose to be kind makes this an important book for today's new generation. Perfect anyone who's ever needed a friend, and for boys and girls ages four and up.

There's a Bug on My Arm that Won't Let Go

There's a Bug on My Arm that Won't Let Go

Author: David Mackintosh Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/07/2017

What do you do when a bug just won't buzz off?! A beautiful new picture book about sticking up for your friends, from the author/illustrator of Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School. When a little bug looks for safety on a little girl's arm and won't let go, she moves from annoyance to affection in this stylishly atmospheric and quietly unforgettable tale from the author of `Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School' and `The Frank Show'. A modern-day fable about being a friend and the contentment that can come your way when you choose to be kind makes this an important book for today's new generation. Perfect anyone who's ever needed a friend, and for boys and girls ages four and up.

Tha Martainn Macmhuirich ur Dhan Sgoil Againn

Tha Martainn Macmhuirich ur Dhan Sgoil Againn

Author: David Mackintosh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/11/2016

What's Up MuMu?

What's Up MuMu?

Author: David Mackintosh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/01/2016

MuMu is not quite MuMu today - we all have days like that. But with enough good cheer and fun, her best friend Lox can put things right. Right? A rattling good story about friendship and one of those days... MuMu is not having a good day. Nothing can put things right. AND THAT'S THAT. Her best friend Lox knows her better than anyone, but does he have enough tricks up his sleeve to put things right? A rattly rollercoaster of a story from award-winning author/illustrator David Mackintosh, this bright and witty story of friendship, patience and modern construction methods will have you wishing for a best friend like Lox. Perfect for anyone who has ever had ONE OF THOSE DAYS, including boys and girls aged 3+.

What's Up MuMu?

What's Up MuMu?

Author: David Mackintosh Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/12/2015

MuMu is not quite MuMu today - we all have days like that. But with enough good cheer and fun, her best friend Lox can put things right. Right? A rattling good story about friendship and one of those days... MuMu is not having a good day. Nothing can put things right. AND THAT'S THAT. Her best friend Lox knows her better than anyone, but does he have enough tricks up his sleeve to put things right? A rattly rollercoaster of a story from award-winning author/illustrator David Mackintosh, this bright and witty story of friendship, patience and modern construction methods will have you wishing for a best friend like Lox. Perfect for anyone who has ever had ONE OF THOSE DAYS, including boys and girls aged 3+.

What's Up MuMu?

What's Up MuMu?

Author: David Mackintosh Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/07/2015

MuMu is not quite MuMu today - we all have days like that. But with enough good cheer and fun, her best friend Lox can put things right. Right? A rattling good story about friendship and one of those days... MuMu is not having a good day. Nothing can put things right. AND THAT'S THAT. Her best friend Lox knows her better than anyone, but does he have enough tricks up his sleeve to put things right? A rattly rollercoaster of a story from award-winning author/illustrator David Mackintosh, this bright and witty story of friendship, patience and modern construction methods will have you wishing for a best friend like Lox. Perfect for anyone who has ever had ONE OF THOSE DAYS, including boys and girls aged 3+.

Lucky

Lucky

Author: David Mackintosh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/01/2015

We're having a surprise at dinner tonight... but what could it BE? A joyful slice of family life all about what it really means to be lucky. When Mum announces that we're having a surprise at dinner tonight, my brother Leo and I can't help but wonder... What could it BE? Mum says we'll have to wait and see, but Leo and I have some ideas of our own... The award-winning creator of the Roald Dahl shortlisted Marchall Armstrong is New to Our School delivers a tasty and touching slice of family life, in a story all about the benefits of brothers, and what it really means to be lucky... A touching and funny story perfect for reading aloud to boys and girls aged 3+.

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