Category Archives: Picture Books

The Story of Baldomera

written by Enrique G. Ballesteros & Ismael F. Arias and illustrated by Ayesha L. Rubio

Every time Ismael left for work, Baldomera felt a bit sad. But he always returned a few days later. Then a long time passed without any sign of Ismael. Where could her best friend be? Inspired by a true story – millions of people have been touched by the tears of Baldomera following the confinement.

Paperback / 255 x 275 / 44 pages / NubeOcho Ediciones

The Girl Who Never Gave Up

written by Meira Goldberg and illustrated by Rami Tal

Once upon a time there was a girl who wanted to do something none of her friends had been able to do before her. “What kind of an idea is that?” they all wondered. “It won’t work,” they said. But she tried anyway. She tried again. And again. And again. And what do you think happened in the end?  By the same team: NED SAID NO!

Paperback / 230 x 270 / 32 pages / Kinneret Zmora Dvir Publishing

Bzzz, Honey Pharmacy

written and illustrated by Bo-young Sim

Spring is just around the corner even in Oak town. Everyone dusts off their clothes. Little Bee and Ms. Flower-bee are going out to collect nectar from all of the spring flowers that have just blossomed splendidly. A charming series about nature and seasons. Also available: SUMMER. Coming soon: AUTUMN.

Paperback / 225 x 205 / 44 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

Where Did You Find It?

written by Urmas Reinmaa and illustrated by Ulla Saar

A stunning picture book about a young girl, Anni, who keeps finding lost items and goes in search of their owners and experiences new encounters along the way. Ulla is a talented illustrator who lives in Estonia in a little grey wooden house with her son and her cat.

Paperback / 250 x 210 / 32 pages / Paike ja Pilv

And That Is How I Befriended Darkness

written by Emicida and illustrated by Aldo Fabrini

A powerful reflection on fear – a nosy guy enters without warning and in our ears he whispers a thousand stories about monsters and bandits. He helps us be cautious. Courage is the one who tells Fear to calm down and reminds us that we have nerve, we have a soul.

Paperback / 203 x 206 / 48 pages / Companhias das Letras

Bonbon and Blanket

written and illustrated by Emily Child

Bonbon and Blanket were firmest of friends from the moment they found each other.  Bonbon was tiny and in need of some warmth; Blanket was a soft cosy cover. One day they were all on a picnic and Bonbon was down by the lake when a dog snatched Blanket and tried to make its escape.

Paperback / 32 pages / Imagnary House

Incredible Stories

written by Olivier Dupin & Séverinne Duchesne

“This morning on the radio, I heard an incredible story – an American hamster inherited one hundred million dollars. It is the richest hamster in the world. Nobody contested!” A thought-provoking book about how we process information.

Paperback / 265 x 185 / 32 pages / Orso Editions

I Am Animals

written by Amadeua Henhapl and illustrated by Elsa Klever

It has been raining all day and Theo is bored to death at his Grandma’s house. Roaming around, he finds a secret door behind which there is a mysterious book which shows him how to turn into animals. He transforms into a wild bear gulping down the interior of Grandma’s living room. He changes into a powerful lion which scares everyone else away and a fox which unexpectedly shows musical talent… At the end, children are encouraged to start drawing themselves the animal they would like to turn into.

Hardback / 220 x 280 / 48 pages / Tulipan Verlag

Not a Job For a Wolf

written by Annette Feldmann and illustrated by Mareike Engelke

“That’s not a job for a wolf”– Isa hears this all the time, whenever she mentions what she wants to become: A captain on a big ship. One day, she simply packs her bags and goes to the port. It isn’t easy, but the captain of the “Bonnie” finally gives her a chance. Isa sets sail! Life on the sea isn’t easy but when a pirate ship shows up on the horizon, Isa can finally prove that she is capable of much more than just swabbing the deck and peeling potatoes!

Hardback / 250 x 230 / 40 pages / Tulipan Verlag

Roasted Almonds for Grisou

written by Nikola Huppertz and illustrated by Andrea Stegmaier

Parrot Grisou has never been at a Christmas Market. And he has never eaten roasted almonds! As one evening, Fabian, Nella and their parents forget to close the door of his cage, he takes his chance and escapes through the open kitchen window. After his adventures, how will Grisou find his way back home, just in time for Christmas Day?

Paperback / 250 x 230 / 40 pages / Tulipan Verlag