Margaret Mahy's imagination-filled story The Boy Who Made Things Up is released for this first time as a picture book with illustrations from the Margaret Mahy Illustration Prize Winner Lily Emo.
'Shall we just walk along, Dad, or shall we make some of it up?'
Join Michael and his over-worked dad as they journey home one fun-filled afternoon.
Overflowing with imagination, this wondrous and beautiful book is from the celebrated children's writer Margaret Mahy and award-winning illustrator Lily Emo.
Praise for The Boy Who Made Things Up:
'Wildly beautiful artwork' - The Spinoff
Margaret Mahy (1936-2012) is one of New Zealand's most celebrated children's writers. She is the author of more than 150 titles, which have been translated into many different languages and sold around the world. Appointed to the Order of New Zealand in 1993, Mahy also won many global prizes for children's writers, including the Carnegie Medal and the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award.
'It is in the nature of books, that they have the capacity to make you feel powerful about what you can alter and achieve in your life' - Margaret Mahy