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M.G. Leonard - Author

M.G. Leonard has a first-class honours degree in English Literature and an MA in Shakespeare Studies from Kings College London. She is the author of Beetle Boy and is still overcoming her fear of all things creepy crawly. She works in London as the Senior Digital Media Producer for the National Theatre, and previously worked at the Royal Opera House and Shakespeare’s Globe. Leonard spent her early career in the music industry running Setanta Records, an independent record label, and managing bands, most notably The Divine Comedy. After leaving the music industry, she trained as an actor, dabbling in directing and producing as well as performing, before deciding to write her stories down. Leonard lives in Brighton with her partner and two sons and her pet rainbow stag beetle.

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Battle of the Beetles
M.G. Leonard
The beetle adventure continues as Darkus and his friends seek wicked Lucretia Cutter's secret Biome in the Amazon rainforest.
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/02/2018
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Beetle Queen
M.G. Leonard - illustrated by Karl James Mountford
April 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: irresistible creep-crawly adventure | M.G. Leonard's book Beetle Boy was one of the liveliest, most original and enjoyable debuts of 2016, and the follow up will have fans waving...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2017
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Reader ReviewedBeetle Boy
M.G. Leonard
Winner of the Branford Boase Award 2017 | One of our Books of the Year 2016 | Shortlisted for the Children's category of the Books are My Bag Readers Awards 2016 | Longlisted for the UKLA 2017 Book Award and March...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/03/2016
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