Marta Altes at Henley Literary Festival

Marta Altes at Henley Literary Festival
  • Henley Literature Festival
    Henley Literature Festival
  • 29/09/2015 16:30 - 29/09/2015 16:30


Whether you're crazy for cats or dappy for dogs, author and illustrator Marta Altes' fantastic new tale is not to be missed. In this interactive event, storytelling and crafting come head to head as you discover the inspiration behind The King Cat - the hotly anticipated follow-up to last year's festival success, My New Home. Perfect for families and children.

About Marta Altés

Marta Altés is the award-winning creator of My Grandpa, I am an Artist!, My New Home and The King Cat. She loves to tell stories and her love of illustration saw her study for a degree in Graphic Design in Barcelona. Marta moved to the UK to study for an MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art (the best decision she ever made!) and graduated in 2011. Since then she has won the Read It Again! Award and the Nottingham Children's Book Award and her first book No! was shortlisted for the Waterstone's Picture Book Prize. Marta lives in London.