In one word: BEAUTIFUL.
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Wiplala is a children's book , written by Annie MG Schmidt with black and white drawings of Jenny Dalenoord . The first edition was published in 1957 by publishing house Querido as Youth Salamander with a colored book jacket . In 2007, the 38th edition, now with drawings by Philip Hopman .
It's a fantasy story set around a little leprechaun man, a Wiplala, who can conjure, which he calls "tinkle." However tinkle succeeds only partially. He ends up with the Blom family living in Amsterdam South. The father, a learned writer, his daughter Della Nella, his son John and their cat fly. When Wiplala gets caught by the cat he is so afraid he twinkles him into stone. After some hesitation he becomes friends with the Blom family and an exciting adventure begins.
Looking for the sun
Owl is searching for the sun . Accidentally Owl has not flown to his own bed on a tree branch, but ended up in a dark attic. After a great sleep he wakes up and to his surprise he sees there is no sunlight. We know why, but Owl needs to find out. Where did the sun go to?
In het land van vergeten. Carl Norac / Stephane Poulin (original titel: Au pays de la memoire blanche)
Why should I read this book?
Is this a picture book? A comic? A graphic novel? This book lingers in every case. It's the beautiful prints, and by the tense, almost mystical atmosphere in the strange city where dogs and cats are fighting against each other. The quest of the main character keeps the reader on the edge of your seat - though it is still questionable whether you're going to get an answer.
The girl in the mirror.
story about a girl, Keet, and father who is nice but neglects her time. He has one girlfriend after the other and each time she needs to move homes. They end up in an old orphanage where they will "temporary" live. An exciting and striking story about ghosts in the real world, it is not a fantasy but a story that might just happen.
Miss Peregrine’s home voor peculiar children’
An unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience. As the story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar.
A spine-tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography
Imagine ... That the world that surrounds you is at rest. The sigh of the wind and the rustle of the rain incessantly persist in endless monotony ... That silence remains undisturbed, while you slowly get absorbed into invisibility ...
For those who fancy fantasy, gothic and tension it's a treat.
It's a story about dealing with bullying and bullies.
Pepin discovered a way to deal with bullying, namely by trying not to worry about what tomorrow might bring. Easier said than done, but using this secret he succeeds which in the end helps both Pepin and his bully.