Meg graduated from the prestigious MA in Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. Printmaker, illustrator and unapologetic Hercule Poirot aficionado, she now lives in Inverness (where she is trying to rebuild her natural Scots' resolve against the cold) with her other half Jon and their impressive Lego collection.
It won’t be a mystery when this highly enjoyable picture book disappears from your shelves.
Booklist, starred review
Pigeon P.I. demands from the very first word that you channel your inner Humphrey Bogart and give it the full film noir voiceover effect… A cracking read.
This story of mystery and friendship presented in McLaren’s intricate visual style will delight both children and adults as they discover the hidden details and jokes within each illustration
Highly original and lots of fun, Meg McLaren’s second picture book is full of jokes, verbal and visual, that will entertain readers of all ages
Thsi noirish avian crime caper is another distinctive turn from a rising star, rich in visual jokes and detail
The Bookseller Children's Buyer's Guide
Jokes abound… not one to miss
Books for Keeps
A brilliant book… the plot is fast-moving and exciting
Behold! A new crime fighting duo extraordinaire!
The Book Sniffer
A hugely enjoyable detective story, full of drama and jokes, which children will love
A wildly dramatic, hugely entertaining piece of detective fiction
Picture Books Blogger
Meg McLaren’s winning piece of detective fiction is bound to make you cackle.
Red Reading Hub
A fantastic book
Funny and exciting