Category Archives: Picture Books

Suddenly The Wind Blew

Written by Galit Raved and Illustrated by Maya Shleifer

In a lovely orchard stand three houses in which lived three friends, but something came between them. However, step by step, the magic threads of nature pull them towards the pond at the heart of the orchard, and towards a little hungry fox. Around the pond, they join hands and come together…

Hardback / 215 x 260 cm / 36 pages / Kinneret Publishing

Zonia and the Fire

Written and Illustrated by Fer Calvi

An Amazon tribe tribe must abandon their village because of a dangerous, fast- approaching fire. Zonia, a girl who dreams of becoming a warrior the likes of which the grandmothers of the tribe tell tales about, does not understand why they need to flee.

She believes they should fight!

Hardback / 190 x 260 cm / 56 pages / Mamut Comics

From Here I Know The Way

Written by Andrea Schomburg and Illustrated by Amrei Fiedler

A tree spirit wonders why the young girl has lost her way in the middle of the forest. For him it is simple – he knows every little corner. So, he guides the young girl back out of the forest. Should she show him where she lives in return?

A beautiful story in which nature and city find a perfect bond.

Hardback / 210 x 280 cm / 48 pages / Tupilan Verlag

Our Big Tree

Written by Indrek Koff and Illustrated by Louise Duneton

A large tree grows in front of a young boy’s house. During the day it gives shade and, at night, it is like a good giant who protects the house. There is also a hole in the tree, where one can whisper secrets. The boy sees the tree as a silent member of his family, without whom not one day passes by.

Hardback / 230 x 270 cm / 52 pages / Paike ja Pilv

My Backyard

Written by Fernando Nuno and Illustrated by Bruno Nunes

My backyard has trees. They are beings who know the secrets of dew. My backyard has animals. They know all paths, in ground and air. My backyard has a wide and deep lagoon, where seas and rivers come to mingle. My backyard has a beautiful, varied sky! My backyard houses a bunch of people. Someone’s been messing with my backyard.

Rights sold: French

Hardback / 185 x 290 cm / 36 pages / Companhias das Letras 

Walking Sycamore

Written by Simla Sunay and Illustrated by Huban Korman

Atatürk had a mansion built next to a great sycamore tree. However, after a while, the branches of the sycamore tree began to damage the roof of the mansion. So, the gardener asked Atatürk for permission to cut the branches. Atatürk responded that instead of cutting off the branches, the mansion should be moved!

Hardback / 220 x 255 / 36 pages / Redhouse Kidz

Along The Water

Written by Maylis Daufrenne and Illustrated by Stéphanie Augusseau

 

 

“Zéphyr… The sky is so big! And the ocean. I am so small. Sometimes I wonder where I fit in a world that seems so wide.” An atmospheric and poetic picture book about the overwhelming vastness and beauty of nature. In this wide world, we learn there is a place for everyone. 

Hardback / 200 x 240 cm / 40 pages / Orso Editions

Stone Soup

Retold by Judith Malika Liberman and Illustrated by Zeynep Özatalay

The second title in a folktale new series, this story follows a traveler as he enters a new village. He knocks on the first door and asks for food and a corner to sleep in. But the village woman turns him down. He knocks again, this time to ask for a cauldron from the woman. This request, she agrees to. He then starts preparing a delicious soup in the village square with only the round stones in his pockets.

Rights sold: Japanese

Hardback / 220×255 cm / 40 pages / Redhouse Kidz

Lets Go!

Written and Illustrated by Marta Cunill

When three bird friends decide that they have had enough of migrating, they choose to stay up north. But as winter settles in, cold and hunger follow. After trying everything, from winter coats to hibernating, they realise that they have no choice but to migrate.  When they finally arrive, they are in for a surprise… A charming book that introduces the theme of birds and migration.

Rights sold: English (North America), French, Spanish and Catalan

hardback  / 165×220 cm / 32 pages / Bang Ediciones

Elfi, the Sad Crocodile

Written by Inka Pabst & Illustrated by Miriam Zedelius

No matter where Elfi goes, she only has to count to four before everyone runs away from her in fear. What could she do to make friends? Perhaps pretend to be someone else? Will they believe she is a bird if she chirps softly? Or if she balances on one leg in the water, will they take her for a flamingo?

Rights sold: Spanish and Catalan

Hardback / 210 x 230 cm / 32 pages / Tulipan Verlag