Margaret Wild (Author)

About

Margaret Wild

Margaret Wild is Australia's leading picture book writer. She was born in Eshowe, a small town in South Africa.

 

Margaret has written over twenty books, many of which have appeared in foreign editions. All have been highly acclaimed. Jenny Angel (which was inspired by her brother's death at the age of seven), illustrated by Anne Spudvilas, Fox, illustrated by Ron Brooks and The Very Best of Friends, illustrated by Julie Vivas are all winners of the CBC Picture Book of the Year Award. Her most recent picture book with Penguin is Leo the Littlest Seahorse.

 

She now lives in Sydney.

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Book Cover:  Baby Bird's Blankie

Baby Bird loves his blankie.  But when it comes to bedtime Baby Bird would rather play than sleep.

Baby Bird loves his blankie.  But when it comes to bedtime Baby Bird would rather play than sleep.

Published: 01/02/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921504099
Book Cover:  Big Red Hen and the Little Lost Egg
Big Red Hen looks after everyone else's babies, but what she wants most of all is someone special of her own to love . . .
Big Red Hen looks after everyone else's babies, but what she wants most of all is someone special of her own to love . . .
Published: 04/01/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143504740
Book Cover:  Chatterbox
Max's baby sister, Daisy, is gorgeous! But when is she going to talk?

'Say moo,' says Mum. 'Say neigh,' says Dad.

'Say baa,' says Nana. 'Say quack,' Says Max.

But Daisy just sticks her bottom in the air and says nothing, until one day . . .

Max's baby sister, Daisy, is gorgeous! But when is she going to talk?

'Say moo,' says Mum. 'Say neigh,' says Dad.

'Say baa,' says Nana. 'Say quack,' Says Max.

But Daisy just sticks her bottom in the air...

Published: 29/09/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143501619
Book Cover:  Davy and the Duckling
From picture-book masters Margaret Wild and Julie Vivas comes this gentle and moving story about the love between a little boy and the duckling that stays with him all of its life.
From picture-book masters Margaret Wild and Julie Vivas comes this gentle and moving story about the love between a little boy and the duckling that stays with him all of its life.
Published: 25/02/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143506928
Book Cover:  Davy and the Duckling
From picture-book masters Margaret Wild and Julie Vivas comes this gentle and moving story about the love between a little boy and the duckling that stays with him all of its life.
From picture-book masters Margaret Wild and Julie Vivas comes this gentle and moving story about the love between a little boy and the duckling that stays with him all of its life.
Published: 24/07/2013
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780670075614

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30 Jul 2015
2015 Man Booker Prize longlist announced
We are delighted with the news that four Penguin Random House titles have been longlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize:Did You Ever Have a Family, Bill CleggThe Green Road, Anne EnrightSatin Island, Tom McCarthy

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