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Ken Wilson-Max was born in Zimbabwe in 1965. He studied art in Harare, Zimbabwe before coming to England where he studied Design and Print Planning at the London College of Printing. He worked as a designer in both London and Zimbabwe. Ken has worked at Orchard Books and the BBC as a children's book designer and was Assistant Art Director at David Bennett Books. Since then he has worked as a freelance designer. He is the creator of several award-winning books.
Astrid has always loved the stars and space. I want to be an astronaut! she says. While Mama is away, Papa and Astrid have fun acting out the challenges an astronaut faces on a space mission - eating food from a tube, doing science experiments, living and sleeping in near-zero gravity. Astrid can do it all! Then it's time to meet Mama at the airbase. But where has Mama been?
UKLA Longlist Book Awards - 2019 | This is the drum. This is the beat. Clap your hands. Stomp your feet!Babies love song, rhythm and dance. Come along and step to the beat in Tiny Owl’s new Children, Music, Life series, created by the award-winning picture book author and artist Ken Wilson-Max. This series explores different musical instruments from around the world and how they make you feel and move ! Music is great for the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of babies as well as strengthening cognitive and sensory development. So feel the rhythm, clap your hands, stomp your feet and enjoy making music with your baby!
Selected by a distinguished independent panel of experts including our editorial expert, Julia Eccleshare, for Diverse Voices - 50 of the best Children's Books celebrating cultural diversity in the UK. An ideal first picture book by an award-winning author/illustrator in which Lenny and his dad have a game of hide and seek in the house, enjoying fun and games together.
A Lovereading4kids 'Great read you may have missed 2011' selection. Masses of wonderfully fun interactive elements enabling toddlers to learn about all kinds of transport and full of bright, bold illustrations and packed with tabs to pull, flaps to lift and pop-ups to pop. An utter delight for children (and parents).
Back by popular demand! Ken Wilson-Max's wonderfully fun interactive novelty elements are packed full of tabs to pull, flaps to lift and pop-ups to pop. An utter delight for children (and parents!). Other titles in the series: Little Red Plane, Big Blue Engine and Little Green Tow Truck.