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by | Aug 3, 2022

Book of the Month: Martha Maps it Out

Martha Maps it Out

By Leigh Hodgkinson

Age 2+

Introduce your child to the wonder of maps with Martha as their guide!

This picture book with a difference is packed full of details and fun facts that will absorb them in Martha’s world, with more to discover with every reading.

The lively maps will help them explore the many ways we’re connected to our communities, giving them a sense of how we use maps and scale to understand our world, and inspiring them to dream big!


Win Martha Maps it Out

For your chance to win one of three copies of Martha Maps it Out, we want to know the special place your child would map out like Martha. It could be their home town, a place they’ve visited, or somewhere from their imagination.

Comment on the competition post on the Oxford Owl Facebook page with your child’s answer to enter.

Enter on Facebook now >

UK residents only. Entry closes at 11.59pm on Sunday 28th August 2022. Terms and Conditions apply (PDF).


About the book

Martha Maps it Out

By Leigh Hodgkinson

Martha’s maps will take you on an enchanting journey through her world, starting from outer space and zooming in, map by map, to our planet, Martha’s neighbourhood, and beyond, to her dreams of a future where ANYTHING is possible.

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About the Author


Leigh Hodgkinson has written and illustrated picture books for Orchard, Bloomsbury, Nosy Crow, and Simon and Schuster. She has been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize twice, and longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal four times.

Leigh is co-creator and art director of CBeebies animated preschool series Olobob Top. Martha Maps It Out is her first book for Oxford University Press.