Mokomaki: What a Shape!

Original title: Mokomaki: Mikä muoto!

Published: 2018

Publisher: Myllylahti

Class/genre: Picture Book

Pages: 38 pp.

Educational picture books about emotions, colours and forms, with visual literacy puzzles, ideal for young fans of Eric Hill’s Spot.

The third book will deal with different shapes and forms, in the inimitable Mokomaki style suitable for little detectives and puzzle-breakers from ages 2 and up.

Praise for Mokomaki: What a Feeling! 

“Lively…for fans of Hervé Tullet.”  – Kirkus 

“The series calls for savviness and problem-solving skills… the books have received an enthusiastic response in France and Taiwan as well.”  Helsingin Sanomat newspaper, Finland

Satu Kontinen

Satu Kontinen (b. 1976) is a graphic designer and illustrator obsessed with little animals and Instagram photography. She is known for using bold colours and creating quirky creatures and worlds of cuteness that spark the imagination of kids and adults. In 2008 she was given an award for designing and illustrating one of the most beautiful book covers in Finland (Vuoden kaunein kirja) by the Finnish Book Art Committee, and in 2004 she was nominated for the Finlandia Junior Prize.

Since starting “her own thing,” the Mokomakis, in 2011, she has quickly gained recognition around the world and is currently working on a number of international illustration commissions.


Satu Kontinen

Mo-ko-ma-ki! Who Was It?

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Satu Kontinen


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Satu Kontinen

Mo-ko-ma-ki! Paint It!

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Mo-ko-ma-ki! What A Feeling!

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