Stephen Mackey - Hachette Children's Group

Stephen Mackey



Stephen is fine artist and has been doing commercial work with Lip International since 1989. In that first year he was published by Paperchase in the UK and for the Terrance Higgins Trust. His work was then sold by the poster company, The Art Group, in companies such as Ikea and Habitat. From 1991 onwards, card ranges featuring Stephen's work were sold to Harrods, Selfridges and other exclusive stores. These ranges were also selling well in the USA with strong sales in Barnes & Noble, Pier 1, Urban Outfitters, Borders and the Nature Company amongst others. By the early nineties, Stephen's cards were sold in 50 countries worldwide, including virtually every country in Europe. In 1998 Lip International set up a licensing department and linked up with a number of companies around the world licensing Stephen's work. His designs have featured on calendars, notebooks, prints, kitchenware, stained glass, wind-chimes, to name but a few.
Books currently available by this author

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Hodder Children's Books

Miki and the Wishing Star

Stephen Mackey
Authors:
Stephen Mackey

Miki is back in this wintery tale of determination, friendship and hope. It's the three friends' birthday and they all make a special wish, but Penguin's wish leads him into dangerous territory... A magical Antarctic journey in a book.Miki is a highly-successful character in the gift and greeting-card market and a theatre production toured the country to rave reviews last year.A firm favourite with CBeebies, Miki was read on CBeebies Bedtime Hour by David Tennant and Miki and the Moon Blossom by Patrick Stewart.

Hodder Children's Books

Pushka

Stephen Mackey
Authors:
Stephen Mackey

From the creator of Miki, comes a brand new and captivating character - Pushka, a little clown. Pushka is fast asleep in his bed on the circus train. Little does he know that he is about to topple out... amongst the enchanted trees. Scared, Pushka runs away through the night until he sees the most beautiful dancing girl. She says not a word, but she beckons him to her, luring Pushka into the arms of a HUNGRY GIANT! Will Pushka ever make it back to the circus?With all the elements of a fairy tale - an enchanted wood, a trapped heroine, a terrifying giant, a sprinkling of magic, kindness from animals and a love story.

Hodder Children's Books

Miki and the Moon Blossom

Stephen Mackey
Authors:
Stephen Mackey

One moonlit night, a seed grows and lifts Miki's house high into the air to a strange new world full of exotic creatures and plants. Polar Bear and Penguin set off on a journey to rescue their friend, only to find themselves trapped when a great storm comes. Will the friends make it back home again?

Hodder Children's Books

Miki

Stephen Mackey
Authors:
Stephen Mackey

On Midwinter Eve, Miki and her friend Penguin find their wishes come true, as they are given a little tree to brighten up their cold, dark home. However, keeping the fairy lights twinkling takes more energy than even the great Polar Bear can muster. Miki's friends worry when she suddenly disappears, but her magical underwater journey provides her with a light that is everlasting.Set in a timeless, frozen place with dark blue skies and stark snowy landscapes in beautiful tones, this book evokes winter so thoroughly that the reader cannot fail to snuggle up somewhere cosy and read it.