Maya Gabrielle a.k.a. M.G.Leonard

Maya has a degree in English Literature and an MA in Shakespeare Studies from Kings College London. She currently works at the National Theatre as Senior Digital Producer. Maya has trained as an actor and tried her hand at directing and producing before writing her own stories.
Twitter: @MGLnrd

Beetle Boy

Published March 2016
The Chicken House (three book deal)
Kirsty McLachlan, David Godwin Associates
Winner of the Branford Boase Prize 2017
Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2017
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2017
Shortlisted for the Leeds Book Awards 2017
Filled with dastardly villains and plucky children, ‘Beetle Boy’ is reminiscent of classic children’s books such as ‘One Hundred and One Dalmatians’ and ‘Paddington’ but roots itself firmly in the 21st century. I loved it."
The Bookseller