Shortlisted for the 2018 Klaus Flugge Prize | Motum is definitely an illustrator to watch. Though this is an information book, you feel there is a story being told, with pace and animation. His work reminded the Klaus Flugge judges of iconic Czech illustrator M Sasek.
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.
I think that this book can be enjoyed by a range of readers, with older readers appreciating the depth of information provided. Juno
|Publication date:||1st October 2017|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers, 7+ readers|
|Other Categories:||All Shortlists and Winners, Klaus Flugge Prize 2018|
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. As a child I was born in Wiltshire, though my family moved away from there when I was very little. In fact we moved about quite a lot growing up. From Nottingham to Reading, to Somerset, and even Belgium and Berlin, I went all ...More About Markus Motum