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This Book Totally Makes Stuff Grow (Maggie and Rose) by Maggie Bolger

This Book Totally Makes Stuff Grow (Maggie and Rose)

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Meet Maggie, Rose, Oscar and Bentley - four friends who are all set for hours of creative fun. Go wild growing your own plants, and discover that there's more to soil than mud pies in this totally amazing science activity book. Packed full of creative ideas, this book will keep young children entertained for hours. The Maggie & Rose team was set up in 2008 with the aim of educating and entertaining youngsters through art, music and cookery classes. With the Maggie & Rose activity books, the team bring their tried and tested experience of creative and adventure-packed play to a wider audience, so children everywhere can enjoy the Maggie & Rose experience.

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This Book Totally Makes Stuff Grow (Maggie and Rose) by Maggie Bolger

About the Author

Maggie on Maggie:

I was born and raised in a small town called Hamilton, in New Zealand, I was a bit of a handful as a toddler and very bossy! I had a perfectly happy childhood and spent a lot of time at the beach. I was obsessed with cutting and pasting, I loved making scrap books and collecting bits and bobs from every where I went. I was exceptionally messy and my room always looked a bit like a bomb had hit it. I loved writing stories and attempted to write a novel with my friend when we were about 12, we used to take turns writing a paragraph or two then passed it to the other – we spent hours doing this on her roof!

I live in Kensington in London, with my husband, 4 children and our crazy dog. I run a family members club and have designed a range of classes to inspire children and adults alike to have fun and get creative. I don’t have any formal experience or training; I am just a mum who likes to make stuff and get kids having fun whilst learning. My kids are very involved in all the ideas that I come up with and have road tested pretty much everything at the club and in the books!

Eight Things You Didn't Know About Maggie Bolger:

1. I don’t have a spleen! The doctors took it out when I was eight because it was doing crazy stuff to my blood!

2. I love chocolate in all forms. I want to go to a cocoa plantation and see how it is made.

3. My oldest daughter, Azia, is exactly like me – which is a little scary!

4. My children’s names are Azia, Oscar & India. They named their newest brother Oliver as it is their favourite movie. Our dog is called Coco.

5. My favourite place in the world is London – don’t ask me why ! It just is!

6. I don’t like primary colours very much. My favourite colours are green & brown.

7. I love books, I have hundreds and hundreds, I love paper and pictures – I hope they don’t get replaced by computers!

8. Christmas is my absolute favourite time of the year.

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Publication date

7th April 2011


Maggie Bolger

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Walker Books Ltd




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