Marta Kissi is a London based illustrator originally from Warsaw. She studied BA Illustration & Animation at Kingston University and MA Communication Art & Design at the Royal College of Art. Her favourite part of being an illustrator is bringing stories to life by designing charming characters and the wonderful worlds they live in. She shares a studio in London with her boyfriend and their pet plant Trevor. Marta’s clients include Harper Collins, Penguin Random House, Walker Books, Bloomsbury, Simon & Schuster, Hachette, Macmillan, Oxford University Press, American Girl and Scholastic.
“This colourful picture book comes from Olympic gold-medal winner and father of four Mo Farah, bestselling author Kes Gray and illustrator Marta Kissi. The story is written in rhyme, which makes it perfect for reading together with your child. The bright and lively illustrations also add to the sense of fun.” — The Booktrust for ‘Ready, Steady, Mo!’ by Kes Gray with Mo Farah and illustrated by Marta Kissi.
“Alfie’s story is both sweet and satisfying - and cute illustrations, attractive page layouts and fairly short chapters make it a smart choice for slightly older reluctant readers, too. A bit Shrek, a bit Disney, and a lot of fun!” — The Booktrust for ‘The Adventures of Alfie Onion’ by Vivian French, illustrated by Marta Kissi.