"A book about everything* For everyone From Hong Kong to the Amazon and Ulaanbaatar to Antarctica, come on a guided journey around the world and discover the many things that make each place unique. Sleepy sloths, colourful cows, prolific pastries, staggering skylines, terrible traffic, bustling bodies, burglarising baboons . . . you'll be surprised by what you find along the way! From award-winning author and illustrator Marc Martin comes a quirky fact-filled adventure for curious globetrotters, young and old. *almost!"
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 (Penguin Books, 2012), Silent Observer (Erm Books, 2011), The Curious Explorer's Illustrated Guide to Exotic Animals A-Z (Penguin Books, 2013), Max (Penguin Books, 2014) and A River (Penguin Books, 2015). Marc's books are published internationally, and A Forest won the 2013 Crichton Award for Children's Book Illustration. http://marcmartin.com