THE JUDGES

Marta Altés (Children's Judge)

Marta Altés (Children's Judge)

Marta Altés is the award-winning creator of  I am an Artist!, My Grandpa, The King Cat and Little Monkey. She studied her degree in Graphic Design in Barcelona and then moved to the UK to study for an MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art. She graduated in 2011 and published her first picture book with Macmillan Children's Books in 2013. Since then she has won numerous prizes for her work. As well as publishing, Marta also illustrates for French and Spanish magazines, works with various advertising agencies and has run illustration workshops at the National Portrait Gallery. Marta lives in London and her next book is a beautiful new illustrated gift edition of Kipling's Just So Stories, Publishing October 2017.

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