A super-funny picture-book quest adventure!
Matty Long is an award-winning author and illustrator. He holds a first-class degree in Illustration and a Master's in Children's Book Illustration from the prestigious Cambridge School of Art. His debut picture book Super Happy Magic Forest was shortlisted for the prestigious Waterstone's Children's Prize.
`I challenge you to find a sillier story than this picture book by Matty Long. [...] You only realise quite how boring most books for the very young are when you come across one that breaks the mould - or, I should say, the ice.' Children's Book of the Week - The Times `Praise for Matty Long's Super Happy Magic Forest series: This is a delightful picture book with a lot of action taking place on each page ... It's a joy to read.' Evening Gazette ` Irreverent fantasy romp.' Top Sellers List, The Bookseller ` I'm not sure who will get more enjoyment out of this one - the 'toddlers' billed as its target audience or those older readers/adults who are the book's mediators to the very young.' Jill Bennett, Red Reading Hub `Super is an explosion of ideas and colour all held together by a love of the fantasy genre.' The BookBag `'Matty's books make me SUPER HAPPY! They are super funny, super inventive and super silly.'' Chris Riddell `Long's illustrations are packed to the gills with magical creatures and goofy details, and readers will pore over them with glee ... With no agenda other than taking whimsical fun to the max, kids will flock to this super-duper-smiley adventure.' Julia Smith, Starred review in Booklist ` Long fills nearly every page with details that will keep young readers engaged and interested.' Kirkus Reviews `An explosion of silly fantasy and fun' The Bookseller `"A glorious gift that will keep on giving after the tree is packed away."' The Big Issue