MARK MACLEOD has worked in almost every possible area of books for children: as a bookseller, editor, Publishing Director for Random House and for Dirt Lane Press, Publisher at Hachette Australia and as publisher under his own name imprint, Mark Macleod Books. Mark has won awards for distinguished service to Children’s Literature, and for many titles he has published, and is himself the author of several books, has been National President of the Children’s Book Council of Australia,
a television and radio presenter and a senior academic.
HELENE MAGISSON is a French-Australian artist who originally trained in medieval illumination and art restoration. Since turning her skills to children’s illustration she has illustrated dozens of books, several of which have been awarded recognition. The Secret Boat is Hélène’s first book with Dirt Lane Press.
SPECIFICATIONS: 40-page picture-book
TRIM: 280 x 210 mm
COVER: 4 colour
INTERNALS: 4 colour
ENDPAPERS: 4 colour
TRADE RELEASE: March 2023 CATEGORY: Early childhood – 4 to 8