Puck Koper : Where Is Your Sister?

Children's Books

Commissioned | New Talent

Why did you make this work:
I grew up in the city. And as a little girl, I loved to go shopping with my Gran, especially at big department stores. Riding the escalator and most of all trying on shoes! My love for department stores never went away. So, I wanted a make a book where I could lead the reader through the whole store. And what better way to do that, than to chase after a cheeky girl!

How was the illustration used:
In a picture book, published in March 2019 by Two Hoots, Macmillan

How did you make this work:
Alongside the storyline of the sisters, there is a lot to see and explore in this riot of dots, stripes, patterns and checks. The store is full of different characters, each with their own little story. And even a thief can be spotted amongst the shoppers! The illustrations in the book are printed in the most popping Pantone colours, to make this limited colour palette as vibrant as possible.

Commissioner Name :
Two Hoots
Commissioner Company :
Macmillan

Social Media:
https://www.instagram.com/puckkoper/

Personal Website:
http://www.puckkoper.com
College:
Cambridge School of Art
Course:
Children's book illustration
Year of Graduation:
2017


Biography:
Puck Koper is an illustrator from Rotterdam in the Netherlands. She graduated from Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam with a BA in Illustration in 2012, and in 2017 she gained a distinction in her MA in Children’s Book illustration from Cambridge School of Art. Puck loves drinking tea, ice skating on frozen lakes, cycling and dancing. If she could wish for one thing it would be to have a dog to keep her company in her studio. Puck lives in Rotterdam on the most Dutch street you can imagine, complete with sailing boats, drawbridges and a windmill. Where Is Your Sister? is Puck's debut picture book.

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