Category Archives: Picture Books

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

Benji’s Doll

Written by Alicia Acosta and Luis Amavisca & Illustrated by Amélie Graux

Benji wants a doll really badly. He asked for one on Christmas and on his birthday. Jenny has a really pretty doll, with beautiful long blue braids. Then one day, Mom and Dad give him a big box wrapped in a shiny ribbon…

Rights sold: French

Hardback / 255 x 275 cm / 44 pages / NubeOcho

Gildo Series (4 titles)

Written and Illustrated by Silviana Rando

Gildo is very brave. He loves giant Roller coasters, horror movies and singing in public. However, there is one thing that terrifies him…BALLOONS! We follow Gildo the night before a friends birthday party, and he can’t sleep from the fear!

Paperback / 255 x 255 cm / 28 pages / Companhias das Letras

The Big Knight

Written and Illustrated by Kristi Kangilaski

If the king gives you a sword and a shield and asks you to protect the queen, then that is exactly what you have to do! Even though the dragons, trolls and highway robbers are pretty scary…A charming story about a a child’s desire to grow up whilst remaining a kid at heart.

Hardback / 190 x 250 cm / 32 pages / Paike Ja Pilv

 

Zebra’s Umbrella

written by David Hernández Sevillano and illustrated by Anuska Allepuz

Zebra opened his umbrella when he felt the first raindrops fall. Gazelle, Rhinoceros, Elephant, Hare and Lion came over. Will everyone fit under Zebra’s umbrella?

Rights sold: Korean, English (UK/US) & Italian

Hardback / 280 x 240 / 44 pages / NubeOcho Ediciones

Pepperstorm

written by Rafael Ordóñez and illustrated by Marisa Morea

Did you know that elephants are scared of mice? A long time ago, it was the other way around, and it was mice who were afraid of elephants. But one day everything changed… that was the day of the pepperstorm!

Rights sold: English (UK/US) & Italian

Hardback / 280 x 240 / 44 pages / NubeOcho Ediciones