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Marc Martin - Author

About the Author

Marc Martin is an illustrator, artist and book maker based in Melbourne, Australia. His illustrations have been commissioned by clients such as Monocle magazine, Wired magazine, The Financial Review, Capital magazine, The Australian Centre for the Moving Image, and various festivals. He is also the author and illustrator of five books, A Forest, Silent Observer, The Curious Explorer's Illustrated Guide to Exotic Animals A-Z, Max and A River.

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Masters of Disguise: Can You Spot the Camouflaged Creatures?

Masters of Disguise: Can You Spot the Camouflaged Creatures?

Author: Marc Martin Illustrator: Marc Martin Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/05/2021

A stunning non-fiction book illuminating the secrets of animal camouflage with a search-and-find twist. Now you see them, now you don't. Cloaked in a riot of colour, pattern and texture are a dozen creatures - from chameleons and polar bears to Gaboon vipers and mimic octopuses - that have unique and impressive techniques for staying out of sight. As we travel around the planet, fact-packed pages for each of these twelve animals are interspersed with clever and beautifully illustrated search-and-find spreads that put readers' newfound knowledge of each elusive creature and its ecosystem to the test.

What's at the Top?

What's at the Top?

Author: Marc Martin Illustrator: Marc Martin Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/04/2018

What's at the top of the ladder? Is it the string of a kite on a meteorite, that's attached to a whale who's delivering mail, to a moose in suit who's delivering fruit, while a sloth eating soup, parachutes through a hoop, for a group of iguanas in purple pyjama . . . ? Young readers will keep guessing the answer to this humorous conundrum until the end - but be prepared for a twist!

A River

A River

Author: Marc Martin Illustrator: Marc Martin Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2016

There is a river outside my window. Where will it take me? So begins an imaginary journey from the city to the sea. From factories to farmlands, freeways to forest, each new landscape is explored through stunning illustrations and poetic text from this award-winning picture-book creator.

The Curious Explorer's Illustrated Guide to Exotic Animals A to Z

The Curious Explorer's Illustrated Guide to Exotic Animals A to Z

Author: Marc Martin Illustrator: Marc Martin Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2015

From armadillo to zebras, chameleons to quetzals, these exotic animals will surprise and delight. No curious explorer should be without Marc Martin's stunning celebration of strange and beautiful creatures from all over the world. Here is a book of wonder, a unique and breathtaking treasure from an outstanding new talent.

Max

Max

Author: Marc Martin Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2015

Max and Bob are old friends. Max helps out in Bob's shop, and in the evenings they go fishing together. Until one summer, when everything changes . . . From the winner of the 2013 Crichton Award for Australia's best new illustrator comes this heart warming story of enduring friendship . . . and chips.

A Forest

A Forest

Author: Marc Martin Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2015

When a forest is cut down, the consequences are more than anyone could have anticipated. A Forest is an simple and powerful environmental parable from an extraordinary new talent.

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