Martina The Beautiful Cockroach: The Art

Illustrator Michael Austin

"Austin's lime-colored Martina, in high heels and a lace mantilla, appears the picture of maidenly charm." —Publishers Weekly
Michael Austin has been drawing pictures for about as long as he can
remember, and he's never stopped. Martina the Beautiful Cockroach:
A Cuban Folktale
is his sixth children's book as an illustrator.

Austin's other work includes Railroad John and the Red Rock Run;
Late for School; 13 Monsters Who Should Be Avoided and
The Horned Toad Prince.