By Markus Motum
Illustrated by Markus Motum

A stylishly illustrated non-fiction book about the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of NASA's Mars rover, Curiosity.

Discover the incredible story of the search for life on Mars, told from the unique perspective of Curiosity, the Mars Rover sent to explore the red planet. Markus Motum's stylish illustrations and diagrams reveal how a robot travelled 350,000,000 miles to explore a planet where no human has ever been. Shortlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize 2018.

  • A unique and accessible voice to the fascinating topic of space exploration.
  • Stylish illustrations and labelled diagrams enhance the factual side of the narrative.
  • Curiosity rover has her "own" twitter account (run by NASA), with 3.6 million followers.

About the author

Markus Motum is a half-English, half-Norwegian up-and-coming illustrator. He studied Illustration at the University for the Creative Arts, graduating in 2012, and it was during his studies that he re-discovered his love of picture books. He really enjoys creating big colourful books and illustrations for readers to get sucked into. Markus is currently based in Brighton, UK.

ISBN: 9781406387155
Imprint: Walker Studio
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: November 1, 2018
Dimensions: 320 x 270mm, 56pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $18.99
New Zealand RRP: $21.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 28/06/21 at 00:42:04
Copyright © 2007 Walker Books Australia. All rights reserved.