Category Archives: Picture Books

THE PERFECT GIFT

Written and Illustrated by Aviel Basil

Every night before he falls asleep, our young hero lays in bed and imagines the car that he’s going to get for his birthday. A red racing car, with big wheels and white stripes on the sides. Exactly like Adam’s car.

Hardback / 235 x 215 mm / 24 pages / Zebra Productions

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THE JELLYFISH BUS

Written and Illustrated by Su-hyun Lee

Jellyfish works as a bus and loves its job. One day, it is asked to leave as it can no longer compete with faster means of transport. For the first time, Jellyfish sets out on a journey to the deepest parts of the ocean. It meets unique deep-sea fish/creatures who have never left their habitat. Jellyfish is willing to drive them connecting the ocean depths with a deep-sea night market.

Rights sold: Complex & Simplified Chinese

Hardback / 220 x 280 mm / 56 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

WAIT FOR ME, I WILL WAIT FOR YOU

Written by Lee Juck and illustrated by Lee Jinhee

Do you ever look up at the stars shining far, far away and wonder if they ever get lonely? This is the story of a lonely little star, and a fiery-tailed comet that appears in a flash—only to disappear just as suddenly.

Rights sold: English & Simplified Chinese

Hardback / 235 x 253 / 64 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

THE WOLVES PASSING THROUGH THE GREY CITY

Written and Illustrated by I-soo Jeon

The wolves felt strange passing through the city. People, sitting in front of their computers, didn’t have ears and lips. The wolves thought people had changed as they never listened to each others. On their way, the wolves met a boy who has never heard of nature. The boy followed them to the thick green forest. Years later, he returned to the city to spread his love of nature.

Hardback / 235 x 253 / 64 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

MY GRANDMA JANE

Written by Soon-Jae Shin and illustrated by Ju-mi Lee

“Are you maybe sick?” Mom asked in a worried tone as soon as I returned from school. “Your face is flushed.” But I am totally fine…. Maybe my heart is beating just a bit faster, and my face seems a little red. That’s all. This all started in PE class.

If Jane Goodall had a grand daughter that just fell in love, what stories would she tell? This illustrated book started from that kind of curiosity.

Hardback / 210 x 285 / 52 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

AN ATTIC STORY

Written and Illustrated by Hendrik Jonas

Little Teddy has had enough of sitting in a box in the attic. There must be something waiting for him outside. He eventually reaches the city and rests in a bus. As the conductor approaches, little Teddy gets scared and jumps into a bag next to him. Inside the bag, a surprise awaits him: little Rabbit.

Hardback / 280 x 230 mm / 48pages / Tulipan Verlag

THE GIRL WITH THE FOUR NAMES

Written by Frauke Angel and illustrated by Mehrdad Zaeri

Luna Debora Gretel Victoria! Who has so many names? The girl with the freckles and the funny pigtails. Not only does she have four names, but she also has four mothers. A touching tale about the many forms of motherhood illustrated by Mehrdad Zaeri, shortlisted for the German Youth Literature Prize 2017 and nominated for the 2023 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

Hardback / 280 x 230 mm / 36 pages / Tulipan Verlag

HAPPINESS IS A SPARK

Written by Judith Malika Liberman and illustrated by Zeynep Özatalay

In this 4th and final title in the FOLK TALE SERIES, we meet Aunt Feride who  made vinegar and pickles. Her neighbours named her house a “vinegar cube.” One day, a happy fairy noticed clouds of unhappiness rising from the “vinegar cube.” And then, a lot changed…

Paperback / 220 x 255 mm / 40 pages/ Redhouse Kidz

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THE BITTERN

Written by Şiirsel Taş and illustrated by Duygu Topçu

The baby bittern learns to be completely invisible in order to hide in its natural environment, like its mother. But when one day it gets separated from the herd when migrating, it must learn to be visible so that its mother can find its. A separation during migration combining narrative and non-fiction.

Paperback / 190 x 200 mm / 48 pages / Redhouse Kidz

PIPES

Written by Liis Kivirand and illustrated by Pamela Samel

Tubes are everywhere: beneath the sink, inside rolls of toilet paper, and attached to vacuum cleaners. If you look closely, then even your pants are tubes. There are even tubes inside your own body: take your nostrils, for instance! But what do you think might be the longest tube in the world?

Hardback / 170 x 170 mm / 24 pages / Paike Ja Pilv

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