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Curiosity : The Story of a Mars Rover - Markus Motum


The Story of a Mars Rover

Paperback Published: 1st November 2018
ISBN: 9781406387155
Number Of Pages: 56

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Product Description

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.

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.

Industry Reviews

"I think that this book can be enjoyed by a range of readers, with older readers appreciating the depth of information provided." * Juno *
"Motum is definitely an illustrator to watch." * LoveReading *

ISBN: 9781406387155
ISBN-10: 1406387150
Audience: Children
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 56
Published: 1st November 2018
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.0 x 32.1  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.41

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