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JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

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The St Matthew Passion (Matthäus Passion) is one of the most beloved classical compositions. It is a complex work, created in an era which since long is no longer ours. By a better understanding of the backgrounds of the Matthäus Passion the listening experience can be enriched. In 12 chapters, Bach scholar and distant relative Govert Jan Bach reaches out keys to better understand this masterpiece. In an accessible manner he treats the creation and the essence of the Baroque, the layering of the piece, the various text sources, the architecture, the mysticism which plays such a large role in the work, the rediscovery in the 19th century, performance practice, most recent musicological finds, the Matthew Passion as cultural monument. The cd not only contain Govert Jan Bach’s story but you can also listen to pieces of the many different performances of this much loved composition.

Mindfulness Box

Book + 4 CD’s Pages: 44 Size: 13,5 x 18,5 cm Age: adult Audio: 4 hours Published: October 2015

Box with book & many accesories Size box: 11,5 x 16 cm Age: adult Published: October 2015

EVA B R O B B E L IL LUST RAT E D BY ST U DI O FE L I C I TO U S Your daily dose of attention to life in the here and now. Simplicity and attention is what mindfulness is all about: the pure simplicity of the moment where you need to be just consciously present. Without worrying, without judgment, without stress. Instead fully with your attention in the here and now, with open senses, deep breathing and an open heart. What makes you can wonder that you can experience the magic of life. And that brings you moments of happiness. This box is here to help you reach that goal. Full of beautifully designed cards, notepads, etc.

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ANGELA PELAEZ-VARGAS

STORY BOOK FOR COOL GUYS AND GIRLS

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Angela Pelaez-Vargas was born in Colombia. At a young age she started drawing. She has been working for more than 20 years in the creative box, living in different countries with her family. She has now settled in Amsterdam where she works all day creating new children’s books.

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Puss Milo sometimes falls asleep. He dozes off anywhere, in his basket at home, or in the sun. And every time strange things happen... For example on the day that Milo wakes up on a cloud so high that he sees the city beneath him. Or another day, when suddenly his warm basket is a boat and he finds himself bobbing on a great ocean. This delightfully illustrated book takes a child on a journey full of adventures, but it always ends well with Milo being at home.

Pages: 96 Size: 19 x 23 cm Age: 4+ Prijs: € 15,- Published: August 2015

ALSO by this author A N G E L A

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Sophia

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Sophia and the lion

Mia’s nest AN G E LA P E LAEZ & MI N A WITTEMAN

Sophia and the lion is the story of a girl at school with no friends, but one: a big, strong, loyal lion! Where she is, he is. They don’t need words. They just understand each other. In the end he helps Sofia gain confidence.

Look, this is Mia. She just woke up. ‘Good morning Mia. Quick, get dressed, wash you face and hands. And don’t forget your hair,’ mom says. Mia brushes her hair, but all those tangles… She tries again, but it hurts. And well, that little mountain on her head; it looks kind of funny.

Size: 19,5 x 25,2 cm Pages: 96 Age: 4+ Published: April 2015

Format: Children’s Picture Book Original format: 17 x 19,5 cm Pages: 32 Rights: worldwide Age: 4+

The Cool Frogs Club EV E L I N E STO E L IL LUST RAT E D BY A RJ E N K L I N K E N B E R G Sam is good at rock ‘n’ roll, building huts, finding worms and 671 other things. He knows this so exactly, because he has it all written down on a list. The only thing that Sam is not so good at, is getting angry. You could also say that he is just too good at it: when Sam is angry, he wants to rip everything and everybody to shreds. Then he meets a splashy frog, a cool guy who takes Sam on his motorcycle to the Cool Frogs Club. From now on there is only one thing Sam wants: to become a member. But for that he first has to learn to keep his head cool.

Pages: 64 Size: 18 x 23 cm Age: 5+ Published: November 2015


PICTURE BOOKS

PICTURE BOOKS

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Arno Arno is a sweet boy. A bit shy, but at the same time more courageous than you might expect. The four books about Arno make you smile, even laugh out loud. Welcome in Arno’s world. The rights are sold to Denmark, Korea, Japan and France.

Doggy - the one and only WRITTEN & I LLU STRATED BY Y VONN E JAGT E N BE R G Doggy is not at all a pedigree dog. No race or special species. He is not really big, nor small. Doggy is just doggy, a big guy in a small body. He has no boss, nor home. Doggy is the boss himself. He does what he wants. Ideally, every day he just goes after his own wet nose. Looking for adventure and food.

Doggy is the newest book by well loved Yvonne Jagtenberg, internationally known by her books about Balotje and the Arno series.

Pages: 96 Size: 19,5 x 25,2 cm Age: 4+ Published: March 2015

The adventurous journey of Joep, Pera and Pim C L A R I S S E VA N V E E N The pears are harvested at the end of the summer. In a fruit box in the back of a greengrocer there are two pears, Joep and Pera. Nobody wants them. Together they decide to flee before the greengrocer turns them into pear juice. They want to go back to the orchard where they come from. When the coast is clear, they climb out of their box and start their odyssey. On their way Joep and Pera meet many fascinating people, but they also learn to know each other through and through and they fall in love... Pim is born and the three move on. Will they ever find their trusty old orchard? Clarisse van Veen made this amazingly beautiful picture book. The book is full of dreamy color photos. Strikingly bold is the choice for pears as main characters in this book, but Joep, Pera and Pim are very credible characters that will soon steal your heart.

Pages: 44 Size: 21 x 28 cm Age: 4+ Published: February 2015


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VAN GOGH

VAN GOGH

A Beautiful Day Edvard sleeps. He has been painting all day, because he is an artist and always at work. Now he lies in bed, under a thick striped blanket. Outside it’s cold and dark, but inside Edvard dreams... of a beautiful day. A day where he and Vincent Van Gogh go to the beach together. To paint. Edvard paints what he sees and Vincent also paints what he sees. But both paintings are completely different. René van Blerk (1970) is connected to the Van Gogh Museum, where he develops educational materials for children. Erik Kriek (1966) is a cartoonist and illustrator, known internationally because of his illustrated six short stories of HP Lovecraft.

Size: 19 x 23 cm Pages: 28 Age: 4+ Published: April 2015

The Vincent van Gogh Atlas

The bedroom of Van Gogh

R E N É VA N B L E R K A N D N I E N K E DE N E K A MP, IN CO O P E RAT IO N W IT H T H E VA N G O G H MU S EU M.

The yellow house of Van Gogh Size: 21 x 29,7 cm Age: 4+ Published: September 2015

Size: 21 x 29,7 cm Age: 4+ Published: September 2015

Vincent van Gogh lived in an exciting era of history. So many things were changing, with new inventions coming along all the time. Thanks to the railway network, with its rapid expansion across Europe, it was possible for the post to be delivered quickly. In the year Vincent was born, you couldn’t even go on the train from the Netherlands to Brussels. But by the time he had grown up, it was easy to travel all the way to the south of France. Vincent did quite a lot of travelling, covering thousands of kilometres throughout four different countries. No matter where he was, he nearly always wrote to his brother Theo. And Theo kept everything Vincent sent him: letters, drawings and paintings. So it’s thanks to Theo, the postal system and to the railways that we now know so much about Vincent. With this book you can now follow Vincent van Gogh around Europe, to all the places where he lived and worked!

Format: Illustrated hardcover Original format: 19,5 x 25 cm Pages: 160 pages Rights: worldwide Age: 12+

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The Temple Guardians

The Girl in the Golden Dress

W R IT TE N & I L LU STRATED BY K AT I E P I CKWOAD & HARRIET IM PEY

JA N PAU L SC H U T T E N IL LUST RAT E D BY MA RT I J N VA N DE R L I N DE N

Shiro lives with his mother in a village overshadowed by the castle of Lord Amago and under threat from the neighbouring Enya clan. He dreams of becoming a samurai warrior. When he hears that the Emperor has sent guardians for their temple he is overjoyed, and climbs the mountain to the temple with the rest of the village to meet them. To his disappointment, they turn out to be statues, not the real men he had imagined. Shocked by the guardians’ appearance, the villagers stay away from the temple. Only Shiro dares to return, and to learn more about these wooden men. When the Enya clan attack, who could have guessed that these Guardians hold not only Shiro’s future but also the safety of the whole province in their hands? One of the highlights of the new Rijksmuseum is the pair of 14thcentury Japanese Temple Guardian figures. These largerthan-life wooden sculptures were made for the Iwayaji Templein the west of Japan. This original, beautifully illustrated book makes playful use of Japanese prints and original artwork to weave a story around the history of these very special figures and to inspire an interest in Japanese art and culture.Everyone gasped with surprise…

This is Netty. She wears her finest clothes. Netty’s mother combed her hair for hours and the neighbor has put a beautiful little golden crown on her head. But why does she look so beautiful? For The Girl in the Golden Dress both Jan Paul Schutten and Martijn van der Linden did thorough research into the Nightwatch and the living and painting in the 17th century. This pays off in a beautiful book filled with facts about the world famous civic guard and refers to several famous paintings from Rembrandt’s time. Realized in cooperation with the Rijksmuseum

A unique reconstruction of the establishment of Rembrandt’s masterpiece. Not to miss! Format: Children’s Picture Book Pages: 32 Rights sold to Japan, Columbia and Russia Trim size: 22 x 28 cm Age: 4+

Pages: 72 Format: 28,5 x 22 cm Rights: worldwide Published: September 2014 Age: 7+

rijksmuseum director Wim Pijbes selected his personal favourites. Enjoy the famous rijksmuseum artworks in 26 attractive details, from Apple towere Zoo. 25 Dutch authors asked to write a story inspired by their

A bright combination between sparkling new texts and brilliant 16th and 17th century art.

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Pages: 64 Size: 21,5 x 29,5 cm Rights: worldwide Published: March 2013 Age: 6+ rubinstein.nl

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With the work of Marion van de Coolwijk, Arend van Dam,Fred Diks, Imme Dros, Bibi Dumon Tak, Pieter Feller, Thijs Goverde, Hans Hagen, Sylvia van den Heede, Marjolijn Hof, Vivian den Hollander, Rindert Kromhout, Sjoerd Kuyper, Joke van Leeuwen, Ted van Lieshout, Koos Meinderts, Mirjam Oldenhave, Francine Oomen, Joke Reijnders, Daan Remmerts de Vries, Jan Paul Schutten, Harmen van Straaten, Edward van de Vendel, Kaat Vrancken, Jacques Vriens. Cover illustration by Charlotte Dematons

CO NC E PT W I M PIJ BES Rijksmuseum director Wim Pijbes made a personal choice from their own collection, from apple to zoo. So children at an early age can make acquaintance with famous works from the Rijksmuseum in 26 appealing detailed photographs. The special and stylish design is by Irma Boom. Rijksmuseum ABC for little people is also available in English.

wim pijbes

favourite painting from the Rijksmuseum. So 25 famous and less famous painting, among which of course The Nightwatch and The Milk Maid, are shown in this literally big book.

Rijksmuseum ABC

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Format: Boardbook Pages: 56 Size: 20 x 25 cm Rights: worldwide Published: March 2015 Age: 2+


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BOOKS IN COOPERATION WITH DUTCH MUSEA

Mo Mole & Pointer Mouse in the Middle Ages AN N E M AR I E KE W I LLE M SE N I LLU STRATED BY H AR M E N VAN ST RA AT E N Mo Mole is looking for a quiet place to sleep, safely under the ground. He asks his friend Pointer to help search because Mo himself does not see much and bumps his head all the time! Together they dig and dig, deeper and deeper. They come across the most funny and interesting things, like bears teeth and coins. They all seem very ancient!

In collaboration with the National Museum of Antiquities of Leyden, the Netherlands.

BOOKS IN COOPERATION WITH DUTCH MUSEA

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The King goes out boating KO OS ME I N DE RTS IL LUST RAT E D BY A N N E T T E FI E N I EG In this charming book in cooperation with the Amsterdam Maritime Museum the King wants to go out in his boat. He chooses twenty rowers. They all have their own capacities and individual skills. The text of Koos Meinderts is full of linguistic jokes and the magnificent illustrations of Annette Fienieg really makes this book a pleasure to read.

Format: Children’s Picture Book Original format: 17 x 19,5 cm Pages: 28 Rights: worldwide Age: 4+

Format: Childrens’ Picture Book Original format: 17 x 19,5 cm Pages: 32 Rights: worldwide Age: 4+

Woody and Bluey W R IT TE N & I L LU STRATED BY J O K E VAN L EEUWEN Woody lives inside a painting by Karel Appel. Every day he sees people looking at him. One day he decides he wants to look at things himself. Every item he encounters, he asks: “Are you to watch at?” Then he sees Bluey. Together they discover where all those looking people come from. Joke van Leeuwen is one of the best known Dutch authors and illustrators of children’s books. She won several literary prizes for her books and her entire oeuvre was awarded the prestigious Theo Thijssen Price (2000) and the Constantijn Huygens Prize (2012).

Angelino and the three Magi

Houtje en Blauwtje

KO OS ME INDE RTS IL LUSTRATE D BY A N N E TT E FIE NIEG Angelino is the first one to discover the three Magi in the fields outside of the village. Everyone in the village does what he can to attract the attention of the three royal visitors. But the Magi are not at all interested in the villagers. Because they received a message, about the birth of a holy child…

In collaboration with the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Format: Children’s Picture Book Original format: 17 x 19,5 cm Pages: 28 Rights: worldwide Age: 4+

This book is written and illustrated due to the exhibition of Neapolitan Nativities at the Museum Catharijnecovent, Utrecht, Netherlands.

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B O E K J E Format: Children’s Picture Book Original format: 17 x 19,5 cm Pages: 32 Rights: worldwide Age: 4+


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RHYMES & VERSES

COOKING BOOKS

Sascha Meyer

De opvreters Is Peertje Boon een hond of een muis? Een hondenmuis of een muizenhond?

gaat hij lekkere dingetjes maken. Ze is zo lief, ze is zo lekker. Ze is om op te vreten.

samen aan de slag. Want door goed te eten, ben ook om op te vreten! Smak XXX

Sascha Meyer (1965) debuteerde in 2012 met , waarin ze vertelt over haar bestaan als arme sloeber die ooit zo’n succesvolle freelance-carrière had als styliste. Om lekker bezig te zijn ging ze schrijven over haar ervaringen als armlastige. onstonden doordat Sascha ging doen wat ze als kind het liefste deed. Schrijven, met

De opvreters

Aartje Appel, Miss Poes, Witje Lof, Koko en Snipper spelen ze het liefst in de keuken. Met de mixer of een groot mes. Ze knutselen de lekkerste dingen die jij ook zelf kunt maken. Ze maken zelfs nieuwe vrienden. Sleep je ouders en vrienden mee de keuken in en ga

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why it’s good to have fun W RITTEN & ILLU STRATED BY UG G BE RT & R OBE RS

Why It’s Good To Have Fun is a collection of semi-nonsensical rhymes for all ages. The poems are aimed at the free-spirited, foolish, and young-at-heart, and are great to read aloud. In Why It’s Good To Have Fun, Uggbert & Robers have created a world and language to tickle the curious mind, and remind us all that a life filled with fun is the best life there is!

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SA SC H A MEY E R Is Pearly Bean a dog or a mouse? A dogmouse or a mousedog? Could he be a bat? No, Pearly Bean is just who he is, sweet and juicy. Yeah... he really is absolutely scrumptious. Together with his girlfriend Belle Hélène he is going to make the yummiest things.. Belle also is very sweet, and she has a good taste. What they like most is to play in the kitchen, with their friends Cauli Flower, Artie Apple, Chicory Endivia, Coco and Chip. With a mixer and cutleries they craft the tastiest things. They even make new friends. And the good thing is: you can also do it yourself. Sascha Meyer (1965) debuted in 2012 with her book The New Poor, in which she talks about her life without a penny where she once had a career as a successful freelance stylist. She lived like a pauper, of leftovers and scraps. At that time, jobless, she started doing what she could do best and had always liked to do since she was a child: write and play with food. She created a world of healthy leftovers, because the most important thing, even when you are poor, is to stay healthy.

Format: Illustrated hardcover Pages: 64 Size: 17 x 20,5 cm Rights: worldwide Age: 10+

Format: Children’s Picture Book Original format: 21 x 29 cm Pages: 84 Rights: worldwide Age: 4+


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GLITTERING BOOKS

GLITTERING BOOKS

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150 years Alice in Wonderland

tHE concert PETER SM IT ILLU STRATED BY JA N C LE I JN E Eighth graders Jordi and Lusan are asked to play in a movie. Immediately they become very arrogant and don’t want to be seen with their old friends anymore. But then something happens because of which they can lose their role in the film. Can they count on their old classmates for help?

Pages: 36 Size: 19 x 23 cm Age: 4+ Published: November 2015

Through the looking-glass and what Alice found there L EW I S CA R R O L L R E TO L D BY N I CO L A A S MATS I E R IL LUST RAT E D BY N O Ë L L E S MI T The classic story retold by Alice-expert Nicolaas Matsier and beautifully illustrated by Noelle Smit.

Pages: 120 Size: 19 x 23 cm Age: 4+ Published: November 2015


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LITTLE GOLDEN BOOKS

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No or not many books exist where the classic fairy tales by Grimm, Andersen and Perrault are illustrated so extensively. Twelve of the most loved stories are retold and beautifully illustrated in this 32-pages series, in cooperation with Efteling, the Dutch fairytale theme park.

Illustrated by

Job van Gelder Hansel and Gretel Sleeping Beauty The six servants The emperor’s new suit

Illustrated by

Lea Vervoort

Little Red Riding Hood Cinderella Hansel and Gretel

Indian Water lilies

Mother Hulda

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Jeroen Verheij

The Wolf and the Seven Young Kids

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The emperor’s new suit

The Wolf and the Seven Young Kids

The button store

Mother Hulda

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Sander de Bruijn:

TJIB B E VELDKAM P ILLU STRATED BY FRAN C I E N VE R H ULST

The Wishing-Table, the Gold-Ass, and the Cudgel in the Sack

One day there is a button shop in Kate’s street, with all the possible buttons. Kate pushes a father-button. Now she will get a father that makes her mother happy and her too! At least, that is what the button maker promises… The popular Dutch author Tjibbe Veldkamp was born in 1962 and studied psychology. In 1990 he turned to writing children’s books; his first book, Een ober van niks, was published in 1992. Since then, he combines writing books with writing for the Dutch Donald Duck magazine. In 2009 he was awarded a Silver Griffel for Tiffany Dop, and in 2010 he was asked to write the prestigious Kinderboekenweekgeschenk.

Jasper Douenburg

Illustrated by Little Red Riding Hood

Sleeping Beauty

The Wishing-Table, the Gold-Ass, and the Cudgel in the Sack

Harmen van Straaten The red shoes Little Thumb

Illustrated by

Alessio Castellani Indian Water lilies (a fairy tale written by the Queen Mother Fabiola of Belgium)

Pages: 32 Size: 17 x 19,5 cm Leeftijd: 4+ Published: November 2015 The six servants

Cinderella

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THE MOUSE MANSION

BIOGRAPHY KARINA SCHAAPMAN For three years, all day long, Karina Schaapman has been building her Mouse Mansion. This impressive art project gives the scenery for a bestselling picture book of which the stories are also written by Karina. The Mouse Mansion is made out of cardboard boxes and papier-mâché. The interior is made from authentic fabrics from the fifties, sixties and seventies and all kinds of waste material. You can actually walk around The Mouse Mansion. It measures 3 x 2 x 1 meters and counts more than a hundred rooms, alleys and outdoor spaces. The mice who live in the Mansion are also created by Karina herself.

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Sam and Julia live in a spectacular world called The Mouse Mansion. Julia lives on the sixth floor - middle-back. She lives there with her mother in a tiny little room. She doesn’t have a father, brothers or sisters, and neither a grandpa or grandma. Julia is SUPER curious and VERY stubborn. She doesn’t like dull or boring things and whenever she gets bored she leaves the house and goes outside, looking for adventures together with her friend Sam. Sam lives in the middle-front of The Mouse Mansion, together with his mum, dad, brothers and sisters. He has got two grandma’s and two grandpa’s, a few aunts and an uncle. Sam is SUPER shy and a VERY good and decent boy. But when­ever he is with Julia, he’s doing things he normally wouldn’t dare. The qualities Sam has too much of, Julia has too little and the other way around. But they are inseparable and best friends forever.

And... they live in the best and most beautiful mouse world you can ever imagine. Book rights sold to: • • • •

Australia • Austria • China • Denmark • France • Friesland Germany • Hungary • Italy • Japan • Korea • Netherlands New Zealand • Poland • Russia • Sweden • Switzerland Turkey • UK • USA • Ukraine • Spain • Catalunya • Czech Republic

Worldwide bestsellers

© 2012 Karina Schaapman | Photography: Author by Ruud Voest | Sam & Julia by Ton Bouwer | Sam & Julia at the Theatre by Eddo Hartmann Sam & Julia and the Big Day by Jaap Vliegenthart | Sam & Julia and the Circus by Jaap Vliegenthart


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THE MOUSE MANSION

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Plush mouse in a quality gift box, 10,5 x 15 x 5 cm

❾ The Mouse Mansion Sam & Julia puzzlebook

❶ A shabby chic Mouse Mansion ­notebook

❹ The Mouse Mansion memo game

Notebook, 28,7 x 35,3 cm

❷ The Mouse Mansion folder, with 10 ­fascinating posters Folder with contents, 26 x 30 cm

❸ The Mouse Mansion mouse pad. Make notes and enjoy the pictures while you work.Mouse pad and notepad combined, 24 x 16,5 cm

Memo game, 10 x 13 x 3 cm

❺ The Mouse Mansion diary with lock and key Diary, 14,8 x 21 cm

❻ Audio Books

The four Mouse Mansion book titles are brought together on these 2 audiobooks. Enjoy the rich soundscape and music. M&E tracks are available for licensing.

Lots of people, both children and adults, have been asking for a plush Sam or a plush Julia. These two mice, the main characters in both books, seem to be very appealing to young and old. Since November 2012 they can be bought in stores in Holland, packed in a luxurious gift box. The box has a content description and legal warnings in 9 languages (Dutch, French, English, German, ­Italian, Polish, Japanese, Korean and Turkish).

❼ Julia

Plush mouse in a quality gift box, 10,5 x 15 x 5 cm

5 spreads, size 20 x 20cm

❿ The Mouse Mansion boardbooks

• Triplets • Birthday • We go shopping • Come and play Four board books about daily subjects for the smallest. 17 x 17cm - 7 spreads Ask Adrienne Hak or Mascha de Vries for more info and prices: a.hak@rubinstein.nl or mascha.de.vries@rubinstein.nl


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Also available GOAL! Mordillo, more than just a name a world famous trademark. His 2,000 extremely funny, colourful, timeless and wordless illustrations and animations have been a promise of good laughs for over almost 50 years now. Millions worldwide enjoy his brilliant humour. Around 40 book titles have been published of which 3 children’s books.

Format:Children’s Picture Book Pages: 32 Rights: worldwide Trim size: 21 x 26 cm Age: 3+

The Pirate Ship

A day out Written by Peter Smit, illustrated by Jan Jutte

A sailor’s ABC Written by Nienke Denekamp, illustrated by Kellie Strøm

It’s almost Mark’s, Mary’s and Molly’s birthday. They get to pick a nice trip. What will it be? The pet farm? The circus? The swimming pool perhaps? Picking a trip that everyone likes is not easy. But it can also be fun!

A is for Anchor and S is for Sailor. These are just two of the 26 elements of this wonderful picture book that contains engaging illustrations. A fun and sturdy way to learn the alphabet.

Bed for sale Written by Marije van der Sande, illustrated by Eliane Duvekot

From Spring till Winter Written by Hans van der Voort, illustrated by Fiep Westendorp

Tim is a young boy who doesn’t like it at all to go to bed when his parents tell him to. One night father suggests selling his bed and puts it outside with a sign ‘For Sale’.

A gorgeous picture book about the four seasons. The illustration in this happy songbook are from the most famous Dutch illustrator ever; Fiep Westendorp.

Hank the Tanker saves a whale Written and illustrated by Harmen van Straaten

Little Ping Written by Paul Steenhuis, illustrated by Pieter Van Eenoge

Hank the Supertanker wakes up from a strange sound. It seems like somebody is crying for help. It turns out to be a baby whale that lost his mother. Hank will help!

Little Ping goes to the market and takes his grandma and cricket. It is busy in the streets of Beijing. Pings visit turns the sports festivities and turns it into one big mess. And the cricket? It says ‘Tsssjirp’!

A furry feathery Christmas Written by Nienke Denekamp, illustrated by Raoul Deleo

The Newspaper cat Written by Nienke Denekamp, illustrated by Peter Pontiac

Christmas has nearly arrived. Fox, hedgehog, ermine and rabbit go into the forest to find a Christmas tree but the birds that live in the forest, can’t quite agree with their intentions…

In the middle of night the Newspaper Cat starts to work. Actually he has the most important job of them all: he keeps the newspaper staff awake The journalist, the photographer, the layout department.. they all depend on him.

Don’t touch that can, Dan! Written and illustrated by Harmen van Straaten

The Cloud Factory A unique picture book, written and illustrated by a Dutch comic book writer called Typex.

At his 80th birthday, now two years ago, he completely redrew his favourite story The Pirate Ship. Worldwide rights available. A full-length animated 3D movie is currently in production and is expected to be released end 2017. Do you want to be part of the relaunch of this worldwide success, please contact us. More than 1,700 illustrations are available for publishing. Main Mordillo themes are love, sports, animals and people.

© 2012 Oli Verlag

Pages: 64 Size: 25 x 23 cm Rights: worldwide Age: 7+

Today is the new supermarket will be opened by the mayor! In the meantime our Dan is roaming about the new supermarket touching everything he can!

It’s a morning as ever in the cloud factory. Slowly but surely all the machinery is waking up for a regular day working; thus creating clouds!


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Also available Newspaper cat, where were you? Written by Nienke Denekamp, illustrated by Peter Pontiac

Rico, the brave Sock Monkey Written by Fiona Rempt, illustrated by Noëlle Smit

Mano, the little fireman Written by Toon Tellegen, illustrated by Arjan Boeve

The Newspaper cat is baffled, nobody is working! This way there will be no newspaper tomorrow. Outraged she decides to find the news herself!

Rico is a monkey with extremely long arms and legs. He’s the bravest monkey in the world, because he is never afraid. Rico is born in a factory, like most cuddly toys.

As a small baby Mano was already very good at blowing. He was able to blow away absolutely everything. Maybe good to help the fire fighters with this special gift!

Will has a brand new red tricycle and he wants to go to Spain with it. Of he goes, through the city, into the countryside. But his parents do not know anything about all this. They are very worried. Will is gone!!

The First Shop Written and illustrated by Gerda Dendooven

Mouse on the beach Written and illustrated by Peter Pontiac

While Feda sleeps Written by Toon Tellegen, illustrated by Gerda Dendooven

Where is Mo? Written by Toon Tellegen, illustrated by Jan Jutte

In a small house on the edge of a small village, lived a man and a woman and their cow. They have no money in their pocket. They started to work harder than ever and it all ended with the opening of ‘The First Shop’ ever!

Mouse is enjoying a day at the beach, just like little children do on a beautiful summer day. But this picture book is written and drawn from a mouse’ perspective.

On the shelf above Feda’s bed there are three puppets: a duck, a rabbit and a mouse. In the middle of the night, with Feda sound asleep, they have marvelous adventures.

Mo knows everything. She knows all the letters of the alphabet. She knows how to conquer dragons and how to get out of a labyrinth and how to bake pancakes. But where is she?

Yindee’s birthday Written by Sieneke de Rooij, illustrated by Caroline Ellerbeck

Ganzelot goes to the Market Written by Rindert Kromhout, illustrated by Annemarie van Haeringen

Jubelientje on ice Written by Hans Hagen, illustrated by Philip Hopman

Vincent and Camille Written by René van Blerk, illustrated by Wouter Tulp

Yindee is a little elephant, living in the zoo. Today is Yindee’s birthday. She is one year old and all the other animals from the zoo bring her a beautiful wish.

Look, there goes Ganzelot on his way to the market. His sisters have laid many eggs which he will now sell. It is autumn and the Goose family want to go on holiday...

Jubelientje, Dirk-Jan and grandma are out on an ice-skating tour along the frozen rivers. Maybe they’ll even win a gold medal in this typical Dutch book full of winter illustrations.

This books is a beautiful way to teach children about impressionism and about the life of Vincent van Gogh.

Peter Penguin’s Plan Written by Frans Lasès, illustrated by Tom Schamp

The old Musician Written by Rita Verschuur, illustrated by Marit Törnqvist

Pim & Pom, Cat ways Written by Mies Bouhuys, illustrated by Fiep Westendorp

Yindee and Mumba Written by Sieneke de Rooij, illustrated by Caroline Ellerbeck

Boss Bear every employee ‘Suppose the supermarket has to close down. What would you do with this space?’ A lot of great ideas pop up but Peter Penguin has the best plan ever!

A little girl is wandering through the woods. She’s listening to the birds when all of a sudden she hears enchanting music. When she discovers the old musician this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

This charming book contains 26 little rhymes describing the typical naughty tomfoolery things cats do. Illustrated by one of the best known Dutch illustrators Fiep Westendorp.

Last year Yindee’s little baby brother was born and today it is his first birthday. Together they go visiting the oldest animals in the zoo.

The shopping cart Written by Bibi Dumon Tak, illustrated by Noëlle Smit

The Little Upmarine Written by Paul Steenhuis, illustrated by Sieb Posthuma

DIPPERDEEDARN! Written by Paul Arnoldussen, illustrated by Gertie Jaquet

There is this one question that keeps bothering the smallest shopping cart in the super market. Where do the groceries once they leave the store? One night he decides to find out!

The Little Upmarine is about a fish that is very curious about the world above the sea. A special little upmarine is made for him and he begins his journey, from the beach into the city and further away.

GARDEN CHIPS Written and illustrated by Grietje Huisman Rights sold to Vietnam

Little boy Rikkie is being asked to take care of the cat of his auntie, while she’s on a trip to Paris. He can pick up fresh food at the butchers every day. But the cats seem to mulitply. What’s going on?

Where is Will? Written and illustrated by Rogier Boon

Amy and Betty find potatoes in the kitchen sink. Potatoes with crazy cornicles. They learn that if you put these in the ground, new potatoes will grow soon.


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