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Events

10-26 Aug
Edinburgh International Book Festival

From 10 to 26 August Scotland will be buzzing with literature during the Edinburgh International Book Festival, the largest literature festival in the world. Dutch literature will be represented by picture book author Mylo Freeman, comic maker and graphic novelist Typex and novelist Tommy Wieringa.

Books

The Cheer-Up Bird

A vibrant, colorful bird wakes up in her nest, surrounded by her chicks. As she flies through the air, she brings joy and energy to all animals in the wood but with every encounter she loses a little of his color. At the end of the day she is gray…

Ensor: The Great Masquerade

Ensor: The Great Masquerade is a richly imaginative interpretation of the life of one of Flanders’ most important innovators in modern art. This is a musical picture book with a never-ending conga as its enchanting finale. The illustrations of peculiar sea creatures, human sized insects and imaginatively attired carnivalgoers are…

Nothing Happened

It is evening. Sarah and Nick are thinking about their dull day. Nothing happened, really... Well... Nick did stand on his hands, went for a swim and sat around for a bit - and Sarah caught a glimpse of a butterfly and went down a slide. But this is where…

Sam in Winter

Sam, the mysterious dog Kix met last summer, is now a part of the family. But Sam has been acting strangely lately, and even Kix can't ignore the fact that his beloved dog is getting old. Still, Kix isn't worried - until the day Sam disappears and doesn't return. As…

A Dog Like Sam

When a big white dog turns up unexpectedly in their front yard, Kix and Emilia immediately want to adopt him. They name the dog Sam, and even though their parents say they can't take him in, it isn't long before Sam becomes a part of the family. But when Sam's…

Surprise

A perfect gift for those expecting or young mothers, this illustrates all the emotions of parenting - from hoping and expecting to caring, and from playing to finally letting go.

Pussycat, Pussycat

Mies van Hout's inimitable way with animals is on vibrant display in this collection of favorite nursery rhymes and songs for young children. From the demure kitty of the title to frogs, horses, sheep, mice, and more, this is sure to be a favorite from story time to bedtime. The…

The Island

An exceptional picture book where each spread invites you to invent an extraordinary story or even stories without the need for any text whatsoever. This picture book came about thanks to a unique cooperation between father and daughter. Marije Tolman made the illustrations and her father Ronald Tolman made the…

The Tree House

An exceptional picture book where each spread invites you to invent an extraordinary story or even stories without the need for any text whatsoever. This picture book came about thanks to a unique cooperation between father and daughter. Marije Tolman made the illustrations and her father Ronald Tolman made the…

For Me?

Duck is puzzled when he finds a rose and a piece of paper with nothing on it but a hand-drawn heart, left on his doorstep. "For me?'' he wonders. He takes his mystery note and the rose to Toad's house and finds all his other friends are already there. Each…