Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom Collection

Scope and Content

Collection contains material related to the non-fiction children's book 'Greek Hero' by Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom. Material includes research material, a range of roughs and layouts, a full set of final artwork, proofs, and correspondence from Frances Lincoln related to the publication of the book.

Administrative / Biographical History

Created by Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom in the course of their children's literature career.


The collection has been arranged as follows:

MG/01: Research material

MG/02: Layouts

MG/03: Final artwork

MG/04: Proofs

MG/05: Correspondence

MG/02 and MG/05 have been arranged into chronological order. The final artwork has been arranged according to the order in which it appears in the published book.

Access Information

Accessible to all researchers, by appointment only.

Appraisal Information

Material has been weeded for duplicates and unnecessary material.

Custodial History

Donated to Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books by Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom in 2007.

Related Material

Transcript of an interview conducted with Manning and Granstrom available from Collections staff.