Category Archives: Picture Books

The Little Ogre

written by Jean-Christophe Morera & illustrated by Marie-Pierre Oddoux

Once upon a time there was a couple with seven children. As they didn’t have enough food to feed everyone, they were forced to abandon their children in the forest. It sounds familiar, right? Well, be prepared for a surprising ending. An entertaining retelling with a modern twist. Also in the series CENDRICOURGE.

Hardback / 40 pages / 16.5 cm x 21 cm / Editions les P’tits Berets

 

The Secret Cat Bakery

written by Helena Läks & illustrated by Regina Lukk-Toompere

In a blue wooden house live two cats – Kirp (Flea) and Wilbur – together with humans – Emm (Mum), Iss (Dad) and Hõbe (Silver). One day, while the cats are home alone, they discover a secret passage hidden behind an old oven. This tunnel gives them the idea to drop their paws into flour that will soon bring along many adventures!

Hardback / 48 pages / 21.6 cm x 24.5 cm / Paike ja Pilv

I Want to Comfort You

written by Jochen Till & illustrated by Zapf
Everyone likes to be happy and it is most enjoyable when everybody is happy.  But that rarely happens and sometimes one can feel sad because something didn’t work out or something nice broke.
In those instances a hug is needed – as simple as that. A touching story about comforting moments for all of us.
Hardback / 44 pages / 20 cm x 20 cm / Tulipan Verlag
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Opposites

written & illustrated by Daniel Condo

The ideas of far and close, high and low and slow and fast are introduced in this visual narrative featuring a young boy’s trips on his bicycle. He rides around the world cycling past many different landscapes and sees various modes of transportation, and runs into many friendly characters. Also check out ANIMALS’ COLLECTIVE NOUNS.

Hardback / 48 pages / 20.80 cm x 21.10 cm / Companhias das Letras

ANIMALS’ COLLECTIVE NOUNS

written & illustrated by Daniel Condo

A lovely book that introduces small children to collective nouns — words that indicate groups of animals — with simple and charming illustrations. It has never been easier to learn all about packs, herds, swarms, and more of these democratic terms. Also check out OPPOSITES.

Hardback / 48 pages / 20.80 cm x 21.10 cm / Companhias das Letras

A Tree Full of Mittens

written by Yeo-rim Yoon & illustrated by Kap-kyu Lee

An old lady climbs up a hill with a bag on her shoulder. At the top, she stops by a bare tree and opens her bag full of mittens that have been left behind by people. She hangs the mittens on the bare tree that now looks cheerful and colourful and starts attracting visitors. A lovely tale about sharing, recycling and thoughtfulness.

RIGHTS SOLD: Simplified Chinese

Hardback / 44 pages / Woongjin

Right or Left

written by Şiirsel Taş & illustrated by Gökçe Akgül

Knowing which way is right or left can be confusing for children. Enjoy a walk through the woods and learn about directions. An interactive book in which the author addresses the reader and asks them to point to some elements on the right or left page. A clever book on an important topic that will help young and older readers figure out which way is right and which way is left.

Paperback / Redhouse Kidz

That’s Me Penelope!

written by Göknur Birincioğlu & Illustrated by Sernur Işık

Penelope is a little girl who is tired of trying to find an answer to the question, “What will you do when you grow up?” She thinks of different kinds of professions she could do, some of which are imaginary professions such as a word wizard or a ‘dreamtist’. In this magical tale, the author shows the readers the importance of finding your true self and being happy no matter what you do. Dynamic illustrations also add value to this inspiring story.

Paperback / 170 x 200 / 60 pages / Redhouse Kidz

Avera: The Journey to Painting

written by Shoham Smith & illustrated by Avraham Ferdo

In a tiny village in Africa grew up Avera. He loved to feed the hens, look after the herd of goats and climb high up on trees. Today Avera is a grown up and lives far away from his homeland and he loves to paint all his childhood memories. An amazing story based on the life of Avraham Ferdo who was born in Ethiopia and only discovered his outstanding talent for painting later in life. An inspiring tale about the special gift in each and every one of us that may be waiting for years and years to be discovered.

Hardback / 185 x 260 / 64 pages / Kinneret Publishing

LOOK THE OCEAN!

written by Åsa Mendel-Hartvig & illustrated by Maija Hurme

Lovely simple books about elements associated with the sea and the woods presented alone and in their environment with lovely art.

Seagull / Look the seagull; Wave / Listen the wave; Stone / Feel the stone; Seaweed / Smell the seaweed.

Also in the series: LOOK THE WOODS!

Hardback / 30 pages / Olika Forlag