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Brita Granstrom - Illustrator

About the Illustrator

Mick Manning and Brita Granström specialize in lyrical non- fiction picture books. They have written and illustrated over 60 books and have won many awards, including the Smarties Silver Award, the English Association Award and The Royal Society Young People’s Book Award. Their previous books, published internationally and in many languages, include the award-winning Fly on the Wall series, Tail-End Charlie, What Mr Darwin Saw, Charles Dickens: An Extraordinary Life, Nature Adventures, Wild Adventures, The Beatles and William Shakespeare. Mick and Brita live in the Scottish Borders. 

 



 

Featured books by Brita Granstrom

Other books by Brita Granstrom

The Yum Yum Tree

The Yum Yum Tree

Author: Jonnie Wild Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

The Yum-Yum Tree reveals a truly sticky situation. Baby monkey has climbed up the high, spiky, sticky trunk and can't get down. Every animal has an idea for coaxing her back to her anxious mother, but the little monkey refuses to move. However, the flamingos have a cunning plan as always...

The Mud Monster

The Mud Monster

Author: Jonnie Wild Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2018

All the African animals were afraid of the Mud Monster. They knew it was huge and they knew it was horrible. But none of them had actually seen it. Until one day... The author's royalties will be donated in support of wildlife habitat conservation projects in Africa.

Dolphin Baby

Dolphin Baby

Author: Nicola Davies Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/2017

Follow baby Dolphin on his great adventure in the big blue ocean with this perfect first reference book, teeming with new discoveries. The moment Dolphin Baby pops into the blue, he swims up, up, up ... and takes his very first breath. From then on, the baby calf swims close to his mother's side, discovering all there is to know about life under the sea. Dolphin has lots to learn including making new friends, catching his first fish, whistling ... and saying his own name in special dolphin-sound!

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Level 10: The Life of Leonardo

Oxford Reading Tree inFact: Level 10: The Life of Leonardo

Author: Mick Manning, Brita Granstrom Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2014

The Life of Leonardo is a biography of Leonardo da Vinci, one of the greatest artists in history. Find out about his paintings, his weird writing and some of his incredible inventions. Oxford Reading Tree inFact is a non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The variety of topics means there are books to interest every child in this compelling series. The series is written by top children's authors and subject experts. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

The Secrets of Stonehenge

The Secrets of Stonehenge

Author: Mick Manning Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/04/2014

Why was this amazing monument erected? How did our Stone-Age ancestors bring such massive stones to the site from so far away? How did they raise the enormous stones to their upright positions? What was Stonehenge used for, and who lived around the site? This is the incredible true story of this awe-inspiring monument - one of the greatest ancient sites in the world and a World Heritage Site. This fascinating picture information book provides all the facts about the most important prehistoric monument in Britain.

Top Secret Band 03 Yellow/Band 16 Sapphire

Top Secret Band 03 Yellow/Band 16 Sapphire

Author: Mick Manning, Brita Granstrom Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/01/2012

During World War II, many spies were dropped from Britain into France to help fight the Nazis. One of them was a woman called Christine Granville, who risked her life to save her comrades. Follow her incredible true story is this beautifully illustrated graphic novel by award-winning authors Mick Manning and Brita Granstroem. * Collins Big Cat Progress builds confidence, helping struggling pupils not only to read, but to love reading * Dual-banded books provide age-appropriate interest level material matched with a lower reading ability level * Every book is levelled by reading expert Cliff Moon to ensure precise, systematic, measurable progression to help close the ability gap * The books use a range of reading strategies: phonic, graphic, syntactic and contextual to build confident, accurate, fluent readers * Designed to build speaking and listening skills, as well as reading skills, the books are highly visual and include incredible illustrations and photographs * Every book has a Key Stage 2 look-and-feel to engage older pupils and avoid stigmatisation * Topics are relevant for children in years 3-6 and connected to the curriculum and framework objectives for these years to support inclusion * Progress titles contain a Reader Response page to encourage the pupil to respond to and recall what they have read. This offers an ideal opportunity to check comprehension * Ideas for Reading, written by primary literacy expert Gill Howell are included in the back of every book to help you support the reading needs of each child * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Planet Patrol: A Book About Global Warming

Planet Patrol: A Book About Global Warming

Author: Mick Manning Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/10/2010

Linked to its own website so that readers can all join the Planet Patrol www.theplanetpatrol.com Produced by a multi-award winning duo who really make the issues come alive for young readers. Early Years Foundation Stage: PSED, KUW, CD

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