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Watch the Hollywoof trailer here.

A picture book told in Isla Fisher’s original, comedic voice with a message that resonates loud and clear: always be true to yourself!

Mazy is a famous movie star who has her fur fluffed twice a day. While other dogs chase sticks at the park, Mazy chases her acting dreams. Then one morning Mazy’s agent delivers bad news. Hollywoof has changed and there are no jobs for Mazy anymore. Can Mazy embrace what it is that makes her special and find her perfect role?

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Available October 5, 2022 in hardback. For readers aged 3-6.

Isla Fisher has worked in TV and film for 25 years. She has played many fun and different characters, but her favourite role is being a mummy to her three children and she has been making up stories at bedtime for them every night since they were born. Her junior fiction series, which started with Marge in Charge, has sold over 100,000 copies in Australia.

Paula Bowles lives in Bristol, where she has worked as an illustrator for over 10 years.


  • Author tour on publication
  • POS including a poster and standee
  • National media and review coverage, plus book signings
  • Digital and print advertising with Better Reading Kids (including a Storytime reading with Isla Fisher), Good Reading, social media and more
  • Teacher’s resources with activities

Welbeck Publishing is giving away advance copies of Mazy the Movie Star by Isla Fisher to 10 VIPs. If you’d like to meet Mazy, just tell us which Hollywoof movie you’d rather star in: Mary Puppins or Star Paws?

For your chance to win, email Mazy’s agent. Please include your contact details in your entry.






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