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When I am Grown Up

Written by Heinz Janisch & illustrated by Karsten Teich

Wenn_ich_gross_bin - coverHow does it feel to be as big as a bear, as tall as the Eiffel-Tower or the Himalaya? Does the world look different from up high? Any way this is for sure: Even the biggest giant does need comfort from time to time. Heinz Janisch describes the childish dream of becoming a grown-up in rare but precise words. This is an empathetic picture book with gorgeous colour-illustrations by Karsten Teich. This book reveals that it can be really nice to be small again from time to time, especially if the tiny toe hurts. Continue reading