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M G Leonard

M. G. Leonard is a writer of books, poems and screenplays. She has a first-class honours degree in English literature and an MA in Shakespeare Studies from Kings College London. She works in London as the Senior Digital Producer for the National Theatre, and previously worked at the Royal Opera House and Shakespeares Globe. She spent her early career in the music industry running Setanta Records, an independent record label, and managing bands, most notably The Divine Comedy. After leaving the music industry, she trained as an actor, dabbling in directing and producing as well as performing, before deciding to write her stories down. Maya lives in Brighton with her partner and two sons.

Genres: Children's Fiction

M G Leonard recommends
Who Let the Gods Out? (2017)
(Who Let the Gods Out?, book 1)
Maz Evans
"[A] relentlessly witty, fast-paced middle grade adventure ... This book is a page-turner littered with belly laughs that any adult will zip through."
Astrid the Unstoppable (2017)
Maria Parr
"Delightful and moving."
The 1,000-year-old Boy (2018)
Ross Welford
"The 1000-year-old Boy is a breathtakingly epic story that you won't be able to put down. In Alfie, Ross Welford has created an unusual and fascinating boy who you are rooting for right from the fi rst word. An original, surprising, moving and compelling read - I loved it."
Sky Song (2018)
Abi Elphinstone
"I cannot recommend highly enough… a brilliant, heart-stopping, tear-inducing, soul-soaring adventure."
Malamander (2019)
(Legends of Eerie-on-Sea, book 1)
Thomas Taylor
"Fantastical storytelling at its best."
Evernight (2019)
(Evernight , book 1)
Ross MacKenzie
"This book will thrill and delight in equal measure. A triumph of the imagination."
Swift and Hawk: Cyberspies (2022)
Logan Macx
"A gripping, ingenious, thrilling read that you won't be able to put down!"
While the Storm Rages (2022)
Phil Earle
"This book doubles down on Phil Earle's reputation as a masterful writer; a compelling, action-packed and heartfelt story."

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