The forest was quite when suddenly there was a sound of hard knocking. Birds and animals were scared. Who does this kind of noise? Eventually, they found a small woodpecker tapping on an old maple tree and the woodpecker wouldn’t stop. A story about learning and living in community by the illustrator of WHAT HAPPENED TO THE CROCODILE.
The right-hand mitten had fallen out of the other pocket and was now lying on the cold, snow-crusted pavement. It knew what happens to mittens who are left on their own. Every mitten must have a partner.
A curious child just loves to ask questions ‘What? Why? How? If?’ What do scientists say when they finally get an answer to their problem? ‘Ah ha!’, of course. An insight into how Archimedes, Galilei, Aristotle, Newton and Fahlberg made their discoveries.
written by Reeli Reinaus & illustrated by Marja-Liisa Plats
Twelve-year-old Marius and his older brother Martin recently moved to the countryside with their parents. Martin, who is very sociable, has already found a lot of friends, but Marius just can’t seem to fit in. Yet when the boy meets Lisa, a loner, at school, the adventures begin with no further ado. WHITE RAVENS 2018.
written by Kaja Lotman & illustrated by Marju Tammik
Mia is staying at her grandmother’s house. A ray of sunlight tickles Mia’s nose. “Wake up! Wake up! I’m bored,” beckons the sun. Mia can hear outside creaking and pattering noises. An extraordinary bird-life is waiting outside – she won’t believe her eyes and ears.
written by Reeli Reinaus & illustrated by Marja-Liisa Plats (220 pages) Twelve-year-old Marius and his older brother Martin recently moved to the countryside with their parents. Martin, who is very sociable, has already found a lot of friends, but Marius just can’t seem to fit in. Yet when the boy meets Lisa, a loner, at school, the adventures begin with no further ado.
2017 – 25 Best Designed Estonian Books.
Paperback / 172 x 216 cm / 222 pages / Paike ja Pilv
written by Aidi Vallik & illustrated by Marja Liisa Plats
Two dogs start to eat. They each have their own bowl of food. But they soon wonder whether the food in the other bowl is better. A story about two old friends, jealousy leading to quarrel and a final reconciliation.
written by Reeli Reinaus and illustrated by Marge Nelk
“I can’t sleep,” said Suzy, as she stepped into the living room. She had spent the past hour trying to fall asleep, but for some reason she just couldn’t. Maybe this was because she was the only one in the family who had to go to sleep this early – but then again, no one else in the family was four years old or went to daycare. “Count sheep!” answered her father.
A powerful and deep story about sleep, tales and family interaction. Hardback / 230 x 230 / 32 pages / Paike ja Pilv
A boy, who lost a grandmother in spring, decides to visit his grandfather when autumn comes. There are many apples in the grandfathers garden. A moment before taking a bite, he spots a hole with a small worm, who asks him to follow. You will find several holes in this book marking the route of this worm through memories. Numbers by the holes help the reader to find the way through. It’s a real labyrinth that is designed into the book and you can go through it (solve it). It’s like a memorial maze. Paike ja Pilv / Paperback novelty / 210 x 210 / 32 pages
written by Liis Sein and illustrated by Anne Linnamägi This is Saara’s birthday. She is now four years old. Above all things on Earth she wants to grow up. And fly with a balloon through the clouds, travel to the kingdom of lions, do some magic and tricks, make the sweetest cake and search for treasures deep underground. Saara tries many things, but nobody seems to notice her growing at all. Only grandfather sees it, encourages her and together they find Saara’s very first treasure.