Tag Archives: Life Is Magic

The Klaus Flugge Prize Longlist announced

Hurrah! We are excited to see four of our wonderful author-illustrators longlisted for The Klaus Flugge Prize 2017! The Klaus Flugge Prize is awarded to the most promising and exciting newcomer to children’s picture book illustration. It honours publisher Klaus Flugge, a supremely influential figure in picture books who, over his long career, has nurtured many […]

Happy Book Birthday to Meg McLaren and her brand new Picture Book Pigeon P.I.

We detect a new pigeon in town … Pigeon P.I., the eagerly anticipated new picture book from rising star Meg McLaren (Life is Magic, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017), which hits bookshops today! Pigeon private investigator Murray just wants to take things easy, but when kind-hearted Vee starts to sing like a canary (after […]

Life is Magic Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

Hurrah! We are super proud that Meg McLaren’s debut picture book Life is Magic has been shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize (illustrated category). Monsieur Lapin is a magician extraordinaire, known everywhere for his astonishing magic tricks, particularly those involving rabbits. When Monsieur Lapin decides to take on an assistant, he can’t believe his luck when […]

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 […]