Marta Altes

11 children’s books by the writer and illustrator

Marta Altes is the award-winning creator of MY GRANDPA and I AM AN ARTIST! She 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. Since then she has won the Read It Again! Award and the Nottingham Children's Book Award and her first book NO! (Child's Play) was shortlisted for the Waterstone's Picture Book Prize. Marta lives in London.

3-6 years

I am an Artist

Marta Altes

I am an Artist

Meet the boy who can't stop creating art! He loves colours, shapes, textures and EVERYTHING inspires him: his socks, the contents of the fridge, even his cat gets a new coat (of paint!). But there's just one problem ...

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3-5 years

The King Cat

Marta Altes

The King Cat

Meet a cat who is the king of his house, until something terrible happens! Someone else arrives and they are dribbly and disgusting. Will King Cat ever get used to having a dog around? A brilliantly observed, fantastically funny story ...

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3-6 years

My New Home

Marta Altes

My New Home

Moving to a new home can sometimes feel scary and a little bit lonely, but this little racoon soon discovers that wherever you go adventures soon follow. A beautiful and uplifting story about moving house, making friends and finding a ...

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3-6 years

My Grandpa

Marta Altes

My Grandpa

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 ...

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2-6 years

Little Monkey

Marta Altes

Little Monkey

It's hard being a little monkey in a big troop, in an even bigger jungle - and this little monkey has had enough of always missing out! She's off to climb to the top of the tallest tree in ...

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3+ years

No!

Marta Altes

No!

Written and illustrated by a fresh new talent, this is the story of a likeable, well-meaning and irrepressible dog and the mystery surrounding his name. Simple, short and punchy, this is a picture book children (and adults) will want to ...

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