Tag Archives: Andersen Press

Tadaa! Paperback edition of Meg McLaren’s Life is Magic out today

We are delighted to see today’s publication of the paperback edition of Meg McLaren’s spectacular debut, Life is Magic! Magician Monsieur Lapin is auditioning assistants and Houdini the rabbit is the obvious choice – he loves magic and knows how to take care of everyone and everything in the theatre. So one night when things go wrong, Houdini […]

The Hippopandamouse and Life is Magic shortlisted for The Cambridgeshire Children’s Picture Book Award

We are delighted that both The Hippopandamouse by Jools Bentley and Life is Magic by Meg McLaren have been shortlisted for Read it Again! – the Cambridgeshire Children’s Picture Book Award. The Read it Again! award is for a debut picture book both written and illustrated by one individual, and the winner is chosen entirely by children from Cambridgeshire […]

The Zoomers’ Handbook wins the Picture Book category at the Sheffield Children’s Book Award

We are delighted that The Zoomers’ Handbook by Ana and Thiago de Moraes (published by Andersen Press) has won the best picture book category at the Sheffield Children’s Book Award!   This is not a handbook for farmers. Farmers look after chickens, cows and pigs. Anyone can do that. This is not a handbook for zookeepers. […]

Spot Light On: Meg McLaren

This week’s spotlight is shining on the marvellous Meg McLaren, who has been talking to Helen Mackenzie Smith about prison breaking pandas, what happens when a dinosaur and little girl become BFF’s and all things magic!  Meg graduated from the MA in Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art in 2013, and has since returned to […]