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Frankfurt 2019

Foreign Rights Catalogue Van Halewyck

HALL 5.0 – BOOTH C74-C75


Illustration from Is it okay to pet sharks?, a storybook with foldable pages by Katrijn De Wit, Inge Rylant and Laura Bergans


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Like snow in the sun –

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Viktor –

PICTURE BOOK

– grants available

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Pigeon –

PICTURE BOOK

– grants available

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Oskar –

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Is it okay to pet sharks? –

NON-FICTION BOARD BOOK WITH FOLDABLE PAGES

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Can mountains shrink? –

NON-FICTION BOARD BOOK WITH FOLDABLE PAGES

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Whoopie and the magic pencil –

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Sheep seeks money –

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Sheep seeks shoes –

PICTURE BOOK

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Sheep seeks green –

PICTURE BOOK

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Tom’s hair salon –

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Princess Poutsnout –

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Sorry –

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Thank you –

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In love –

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Mendel’s greenhouses –

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The Bear to Wammerswald –

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The Wammerswald Foundling –

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Florian Oldblood –

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Zero Waste Calendar –

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Max and the multiplication tables –

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Vic Falls Missions series –

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Also Available

PICTURE BOOK

PICTURE BOOK

– grants available – NEW

– grants available

LEPORELLO WITH INVISIBLE INK

– NEW

PICTURE BOOK

PICTURE BOOK WITH FOLDABLE PAGES

PICTURE BOOK

– NEW

FAIRYTALE

– NEW

– NEW

– grants available

PICTURE BOOK

PICTURE BOOK

– grants available

– grants available STORYBOOK –

ILLUSTRATED, 9+

CALENDAR

– grants available

ILLUSTRATED, 9+ – grants available

ILLUSTRATED, 9+

12+

NEW

– grants available

– NEW VISUAL MATHEMATICS TOOL

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Illustration from Like snow in the sun, a picture book by Jacques & Lise.

JACQ U E S & LI S E  are graphic designers. They are crazy about pretty vintage objects and each other. Their designs ooze a feeling of nostalgia and are characterized by a limited color scheme and surprising compositions. They hope to stimulate their readers to look at the world with wonder. The creative pair have won three Global Illustration Awards to date, were internationally shortlisted numerous times and are currently in the running for a national award in Belgium for the picture book Viktor.


LIKE SNOW IN THE SUN a wordless picture book by Jacques & Lise

G R ANTS AVAI L ABLE WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

One day, a talented skier loses his skis. In an attempt to retrieve them, he chases them down the mountain. His skis lead him to a house where a woman opens the door. She takes him inside and bids him to stay with her, but he just wants to collect his skis and go back. Will they be able to say goodbye?

A story full of amazement motion and humor. A poetic, dreamy and multi-layered story about letting go and finding closure, in Jacques & Lise’s gorgeous signature style.

– BE: €18 – Publication date: October 2019 – Finished copies available – Hardcover, full color – 250 x 250 mm – Page extent: 48 – Picture book – Age 6 and up 6


VIKTOR a picture book by Jacques & Lise

N O M I N AT E D F L E M I S H C H I L D R E N ’ S AND YOUTH’S JURY 2020 WINNER OF TWO GLOBAL I L LU S T R AT I O N AWA R D S: EXCELLENCE AWARD FOR VIK TOR GR AND AWARD FOR BEST I L L U S T R AT O R S O F 2 018 G R ANTS AVAI L ABLE RIGHTS SOLD TO FRANCE AND POLAND

Viktor is an amateur hunter who has been dreaming of shooting a cheetah for a long time. When he finally succeeds in turning his beautiful prize into a soft carpet, he is suddenly overcome by unknown feelings of empathy and remorse. In an effort to make amends for his selfish deed, the hunter thinks up a cunning plan, knowing he will have to sacrifice a lot to carry it through. A playful story full of surprising pictures and compositions with an ending you won’t forget.

– BE: €17,99 – Publication date: October 2018 – Sample translation and finished copies available

– Hardcover, full color – 225 x 330 mm – Page extent: 48 – Picture book – Age 4 and up 7


PIGEON a picture book by Jacques & Lise

SHORTLISTED AND SELECTED FOR T H E I L LU S T R AT O R S E X H I B I T I O N AT B O L O G N A C H I L D R E N ’ S B O O K FA I R 2 018 THE BIENNAL AND EXHIBITION OF I L L U S T R A R T E 2 018 THE GOLDE N PINWHE E L YOUNG I L LU S T R AT O R S CO M P E T I T I O N EXHIBITION OF CHINA SHANHAI I N T E R N AT I O N A L C H I L D R E N ’ S B O O K FA I R 2 018

A story full of amazement, emotion, humor, and a whiff of surrealism A children’s book full of layers and subtle details, a must-have for old and young alike.

T H E N A M I C O N C O U R S 2 019 I N T E R N AT I O N A L P I C T U R E B O O K I L LU S T R AT I O N CO N T E S T G R ANTS AVAI L ABLE RIGHTS SOLD TO ARGENTINA

This beautiful picture book tells the story of an avid pigeon fancier. He is so wrapped up in his passion that he neglects everything and everyone around him. He only has eyes for his pigeons. As he gradually drifts from the path, his pigeon succeeds in getting him back on it.

– BE: €17,99 – Publication date: October 2017 – Sample translation and finished copies available

– Hardcover, full color – 300 x 230 mm – Page extent: 32 – Picture book – Age 6 and up 8


OSKAR a wordless picture book by Jacques & Lise

G L O B A L I L LU S T R AT I O N AWA R D WINNER: GOLD AWARD FOR OSK AR G R ANTS AVAI L ABLE RIGHTS SOLD TO UNITED ARAB E M I R AT E S

Oskar is a very special toy dinosaur. A little boy got him as a gift one day and they’ve been inseparable ever since. When the boy suddenly loses his friend, he refuses to give in, and commences a quest for his dinosaur. It is the start of a wondrous adventure, where mountains are moved, seas are conquered and the two friends defy great peril!

An endearing and original visual children’s book. A book on unconditional friendship filled with bravery. – BE: €17,99 – Publication date: October 2016 – Finished copies available – Hardcover, full color – 190 x 300 mm – Page extent: 32 – Picture book – Age 4 and up 9


K AT R I J N D E W I T is licentiate Ar t Histor y and Theater Science. She worked as brand manager for multiple broadcasting channels and is responsible for the PR at an international ar t institution. The imaginative way her t wo sons look at the world inspired her to star t writing this series.

I N G E RY L A N T is an illustrator and print designer from Ant werp. Her projec ts combine illustration and graphic design in a contemporar y way, focusing on fresh color palet tes and strong composition.

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LAURA BERGANS is graphic designer. Her experience ranges from art-educational publications for children to branding design for fashion houses and cultural institutes. Laura has a distinctive style, combining energy and playfulness in all her designs. 11


IS IT OKAY TO PET SHARKS? a non-fiction picture book with foldable pages by Katrijn De Wit, illustrated by Inge Rylant and Laura Bergans

AVAI L AB LE FO R PR I NT- RU N WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

Is it okay to pet sharks? Can penguins fly? Is there such a thing as grandmasnakes? And why are flamingo’s pink? Kids ask the best kind of questions. Is it okay to pet sharks? is the first book in a series of non-fiction for toddlers answering their everyday questions, this edition tackling the theme of animals. Every spread opens with a question, and when you flip open the page you get both a fantastical response as well as a scientific answer.

A colorful book encouraging readers to cherish the imagination of a child and look for the extraordinary in every day life.

– BE: €15 – Publication date: June 2019 – Sample translation available – Hardcover, full color, carton pages that fold open

– 195 x 235 mm – Page extent: 10 – Non-fiction picture book – Age 4 and up 12


CAN MOUNTAINS SHRINK? a non-fiction board book with foldable pages by Katrijn De Wit, illustrated by Inge Rylant and Laura Bergans e ijz w

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Kunnen bergen krimpen?

AVAI L AB LE FO R PR I NT- RU N WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

Can you bake eggs on a volcano? Can you fall from the earth? Where do floating clouds go to? Kids ask the best kind of questions. Can mountains shrink? is the second book in a series of non-fiction for toddlers answering their everyday questions, this edition tackling the theme of Earth. Every spread opens with a question, and when you flip open the page you get both a fantastical response as well as a scientific answer.

Van Halewyck

A colorful book for toddlers and children who are preoccupied with the earth we live on.

– BE: €15 – Publication date: April 2019 – Sample translation available – Hardcover, full color, carton pages that fold open

– 195 x 235 mm – Page extent: 10 – Non-fiction picture book – Age 4 and up 13


TO M S C H O O N O O G H E  illustrates and draws animations. He has designed and created various concepts for children’s television and advertising campaigns. Tom Schoonooghe had his own segment on kids’ channel Ketnet presenting tips and tricks on drawing. His debut, Stop the thief!, earned him the Boekenpluim Award. His books are translated in German, Turkish, Japanese, South-Korean, Danish and French.


WHOOPIE AND THE MAGIC PENCIL a magical seek-and-find leporello book by Tom Schoonooghe

LEPORELLO WITH LAMP AVAI L AB LE FO R PR I NT- RU N WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

Can you be homesick for someone who is right there with you?

A world embellished by the creativity and courage of one little girl. A visual feast that makes you realize that in every object, there’s an element of surprise.

We meet 7 year old Whoopie on the top floor of a multiple storyapartment. She’s dining out with her parents and having the worst time. Her father is completely immersed in his phone and keeps on scrolling while her mother is doing … exactly the same. Whoopie decides to flee the scene and heads for the roof. Whoopie is followed up the roof by a charming waiter who offers her a pencil. Not just any pencil, but a magic pencil. He explains to her that whatever she draws with it, won’t be visible to the naked eye. Only with special equipment (a lamp) will her wondrous world appear. Whoopie decides she’ll try and make the world a nicer place with this magical object, for others to discover after her.

– BE: ca. €20 – Publication date: July 2020 – Material available – 297 x 210 mm – Page extent: 20 – Leporello – Age 4 and up 15


SHEEP SEEKS MONEY a picture book by Eef Rombaut, illustrated by Emma Thyssen WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

In the age of online banking, the lack of financial literacy is a growing issue amongst children. This book addresses this matter through a heartwarming story.

Sheep needs money. And quite a lot, to be precise. The thing is, moth is really into diamonds and Sheep hasn’t got a penny to spare. He goes around asking different animals for advice on how to earn money. What about the wolf who inherited a lot of money? Or the pigeon who participates in international competitions? But is money going to help Sheep or will he only learn what’s truly important when it’s too late?

SHEEP SEEKS SHOES a picture book by Eef Rombaut, illustrated by Emma Thyssen WINNER SECOND PRIZE FLEMISH CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH’S JURY SECOND PRINT RUN RIGHTS SOLD: FRANCE, DENMARK, CHINA

An endearing book with witty illustrations on the quest for the perfect quartet of shoes.

Every animal seems to have a specific type of shoe. Chicken is a high-heeled chick, whereas Kitty just loves her slippers. Centipide kind of suffers from a shoe addiction. “But why are you not wearing shoes, Sheep?”

SHEEP SEEKS GREEN a picture book by Eef Rombaut, illustrated by Emma Thyssen SECOND PRINT RUN RIGHTS SOLD: CHINA

Because everyone needs a green playground.

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After moving to the city, Sheep misses his meadow. He embarks upon a quest throughout his flat to find green. But instead of uncovering a floor filled with grass, he meets his neighbors and discovers new colors, animals, numbers and even languages. And while he’s so immerged in his search, his neighbors have been working on a very special surprise.


EEF ROMBAUTis a mother, writer, children’s coach and the creator of studio Sweetie Darling, design for kids. She was awarded 2nd place at the Children’s and Youth Jur y and is internationally praised. EMMA THYSSEN is an independent illustrator and freelance designer of children’s book s, travel and restaurant guides, kids collec tions and listening book s. She received numerous awards for her work .

– BE : €15 – Publication date

resp. March 2019, 2013, 2015

– Sample translation and

finished copies available

– Hardcover, full color – 250 x 210 mm – Page extent: 40 – Picture book – Age 4 and up

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TOM’S HAIR SALON a picture book with foldable pages by Arnold Hovart and Danny De Vos AVAI L AB LE FO R PR I NT- RU N WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

Tom’s Hair Salon is running smoothly. Everybody loves his soup bowl haircut. But one day a small accident has consequences for his cutting capacities that he hadn’t foreseen. When the last client runs away screaming, Tom fears this might be the end of his career. But then, he enters the antique store of his neighbor Kate… An original and very witty story about accidents and luck, turning a frown upside down and reinventing yourself. – BE : €17,50 – Publication date: October 2019 – Sample translation on demand – Hardcover, full color – 210 x 250 mm – Page extent: 64 – Picture book – Age 6 and up ALSO AVAILABLE

THE FOX’S PRANKS an illustrated non-fiction book by Danny De Vos, illustrated by Arnold Hovart WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

– BE: €18,99 – Publication date: October 2017 – Sample translation and finished copies available

– Hardcover, full color

– 190 x 285 cm – Page extent: 100 – Non-fiction for teenagers – Age 10 and up 19


PRINCESS POUTSNOUT a fairytale by Marc de Bel, illustrated by Nikola Hendrickx

WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

King Serafine and Queen Afrodesia of Cookamanga are at a loss. Their gorgeous but very picky daughter, Asteria, still hasn’t got a boyfriend. She doesn’t want one anymore after Prince Picky of Tirania didn’t propose. Nevertheless, the King and Queen are very much looking forward to having someone take of the throne. Which is why Zaza the Wise proposes to organize a competition. Whoever succeeds in turning the princess’ frown upside down, can marry her.

A charming fairytale in which love conquers all and melts even the toughest of harts.

– BE: €16,00 – Publication date: October 2019 – Sample translation on demand – Hardcover, full color – 230 x 280 mm – Page extent: 32 – Picture book – Age 4 and up

ALSO AVAILABLE

THE PRINCESS WHO HAD EVERYTHING De prinses die alles had Tekst: Mario De Koninck Illustraties: Nikola (IOA) Hendrickx

a fairytale by Mario De Koninck, illustrated by Nikola Hendrickx WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

– BE €17,50 – Publication date: July 2018 – Sample translation on demand, finished copies available

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– Hardcover, full color – 230 x 280 mm – Extent: 28 pages – Age 6 and up


SORRY a picture book by Stefan Boonen, illustrated by Jan Van Lierde

G R ANTS AVAI L ABLE RIGHTS SOLD TO TURKEY

An endearing story about the hardest word in the world.

Poor little Marcus. His mother is angry with him. Just because he ate a tiny piece of pie. I mean, that’s hardly his fault now is it? And because he got a little bit dirty. No, not his fault, he couldn’t help it. Because he called her stupid. Well that’s – What can Marcus do to make it up to her? – BE: €17,99 – Publication date: January 2019 – Sample translation and finished copies available

– Hardcover, full color – 300 x 230 mm – Page extent: 36 – Picture book – Age 4 and up 21


THANK YOU a picture book by Stefan Boonen, illustrated by Jan Van Lierde

BOO K TR AI LE R AVAI L ABLE G R ANTS AVAI L ABLE WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

So a girl falls from the sky and a ball crashes through a window. Someone somewhere accidentally cuts through an earlobe (eek) and there’s a spider on the run (yikes). An entire family is off sick and then there’s that guy who doesn’t like cake. And oh, then there’s the marriage – wait, there isn’t – but there’s definitely some dancing. Thank you is the story of one tall apartment building and a lot of grateful neighbors. The result is a tasty tale with freshly baked illustrations that will leave you wanting for more.

– BE: €17,99 – Publication:January 2018 – Sample translation and finished copies available

– Hardcover, full color – 200 x 300 mm – Page extent: 36 – Picture book – Age 6 and up 22


IN LOVE a picture book by Stefan Boonen, illustrated by Jan Van Lierde

W I N N E R F LY I N G C O L O R S - A W A R D I N THE NETHERLANDS N O M I N AT E D F L E M I S H C H I L D R E N ’ S A N D YO U T H ’ S J U R Y 2 019 SECOND PRINT RUN BOO K TR AI LE R AVAI L ABLE G R ANTS AVAI L ABLE WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

A charming picture book on those first butterflies. ‘You’re in love, aren’t you?’ ‘Am not!’ ‘Are too! You are skipping. You are redonculously madly in love!’ ‘No way.’ Is he or isn’t he? The entire street, all the children in the area, no, the whole world wants to know. Is Louis in love? And with whom?

– BE: €17,99 – Publication: January 2017 – Sample translation and finished copies available

– Hardcover, full color – 300 x 270 mm – Page extent: 36 – Picture book – Age 4 and up 23


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MENDEL’S GREENHOUSES a storybook by Kirstin Van Lierde and Jurgen Walschot

versta wat ze zeggen. Maar zij horen

waar anders altijd vrolijkheid naar scheuren. Fantastisch, nόg iemand ier weg, nu meteen. Maar Reya is m overkomt, heeft ze haar armen al

heet worden. Maar ze laat niet los. . Je mag. s daarvan laat hij zich vasthouden met warme tranen die van zo diep hun voeten ervan trilt.

WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

Reya knows every corner of the greenhouses, because she’s been living there all her life, together with Mendel. He takes care of everything that lives under the great, green domes and ensures that nothing gets sowed where it shouldn’t be. One day Reya makes a mistake that has grave . 113 .consequences. For Mendel, for the greenhouses ánd for herself.

An environmentally conscious story about magical greenhouses that treasure all living things. Beautiful use of language and fantastic illustrations that intertwine perfectly with the written word.

– BE: €20,00 – Publication date: September 2019 – Sample translation on demand – Hardcover, full color – 207 x 260 mm – Page extent: 152 – Children’s fiction – Age 10 and up 25


THE BEAR TO WAMMERSWALD a juvenile book by Stefan Boonen, illustrated by Tom Schoonooghe

N O M I N AT E D F L E M I S H C H I L D R E N ’ S AND YOUTH’S JURY 2020 G R ANTS AVAI L ABLE WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

In fact, Jacob should have gone to his new school that Tuesday (the ninth already). But things didn’t work out – the Twotree company needed him. To look after animals with problems: A bear that dreamt about a place deep in the woods. A dog suffering from melancholy. And most of all: a kid who learned better when he wasn’t in class.

– BE €16,99 – Publication date: June 2018 – Sample translation on demand, finished copies available

– Hardcover, full color – 150 x 230 mm – Extent: 136 pages – Children’s fiction – Age 9 and up

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THE WAMMERSWALD FINDLING a juvenile book by Stefan Boonen, illustrated by Tom Schoonooghe SECOND PRINT RUN G R ANTS AVAI L ABLE R I G H T S S O L D T O : T U R K E Y, D E N M A R K

Even before noon, all of Wammerswald knew that a little girl had washed ashore. And that she’d polished off no less than seven pancakes at Mrs Karboes’s house. And that she’d forgotten her name. Just like someone who’d lost a sock or the hair on his head. And that she’d escaped – perhaps – and was a bandit’s daughter – perhaps – or a windswept princess – perhaps – or had carbuncles in her head … – BE €16,99 – Publication date: March 2011

– Sample translation

and finished copies available

– Hardcover, full color – 150 x 230 mm – Extent: 168 pages – Children’s fiction – Age 9 and up

FLORIAN OLDBLOOD. ABOUT CODFISH, LIES AND THE MAFIA a juvenile book by Stefan Boonen, illustrated by Tom Schoonooghe G R ANTS AVAI L ABLE WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

Floris grows up in a family that is as dull as ditchwater. He doesn’t mind terribly, as he is not really the flamboyant type. He hates giving class speeches; he would much rather fix bicycles. But then he is inducted into ‘the Family’, turning his life completely upsidedown. It suddenly revolves around crime and art robbery. He gets a mafia crash course inside a caravan! Threats are made, good advice is given. It might be better for him and for everybody to start over. How hard can it be? After all, you should be faithful to your family, and true to yourself. – BE €16,99 – Publication date: October 2015

– Sample translation

and finished copies available

– Hardcover, full color – 150 x 230 mm – Extent: 192 pages – Children’s fiction – Age 9 and up 27


ZERO WASTE CALENDAR a daily guide to a zero waste lifestyle by Veerle Colle

AVAI L AB LE FO R PR I NT- RU N WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

Climate change concerns us all, and we all want to make sure that we’re doing our best to not make things worse. But how? Switching to a zero waste lifestyle is not something you do overnight.

Reusable (of course) daily calendar that guides you to a zero waste lifestyle on your own pace.

– BE: €18,50 – Publication date: October 2019 – Sample translation on demand and finished copies available

– Standing calendar with wire-o and sleeve

– 170 x 140 mm – Page extent: 366 – Family 28

Enter the Zero Waste Calendar: 366 suggestions and tips for everyone in the family. Keep your ecological footprint under control and take it one step at a time.


MAX AND THE MULTIPLICATION TABLES a visual mathematics tool by Greet De Pooter and Tom De Roey

AVAI L AB LE FO R PR I NT- RU N WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

Max the mouse helps children to learn and memorize their times tables. Building on visual math, each multiplication table and solution is linked to recognizable images. This method addresses a larger area in the visual cerebral cortex, which facilitates and speeds up the process of studying the tables.

Watch closely, remember what you see and train your memory!

– BE: €20 – Publication date: October 2019 – Finished copies available – Book with wire-o – 315 x 235 mm – Page extent: 32 – Educational 29


VIC FALLS MISSIONS: THE BAOBAB’S SACRIFICE

the first espionage novel by Kate Kriske COINED ‘THE NEW ALEX RIDER’ W I N N E R F L E M I S H C H I L D R E N ’ S A N D YO U T H ’ S J U R Y 2 018 SECOND PRINT RUN WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE F U L L E N G L I S H T R A N S L AT I O N AVA I L A B L E

Sixteen-year-old cadet and free runner Marcus Holme has been selected to become part of the Special Abilities Team (SPAT), a secret team of young spies. But when he breaks the rules at school, his transfer to the SPAT is put on hold and he has to spend the year at the Parability Centre (PAC). – BE €16,99 – Publication date: September 2016

– Full English translation available

– Paperback – 140 x 215 mm – Extent: 240 pages – Teens and young adult – Age 12 and up

In this school, half of the students have a disability and Marcus is not looking forward to spending six months with a ‘bunch of cripples’. But when he meets the mysterious young spy, Victoria Falls, and the PAC turns out to have a secret connection with the SPAT, Marcus does end up in a world of undercover operations after all.

VIC FALLS MISSIONS: THE EMPEROR’S ILLUSION

the second espionage novel by Kate Kriske WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

After their assignment in Dubai, they’re left with a lot of questions. In search of answers, Suravi departs for South Africa, Marcus confronts his mother and Victoria once again comes face to face with the criminal Lech Volenski. A mysterious case takes them to Italy. With the help of the whole team, Victoria, Delphine and Marcus go undercover in the art scene. A world in which gigantic amounts of money pass hands and the mafia seems to be calling the shots.

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VIC FALLS MISSIONS: SNAKE FEVER

the third espionage novel by Kate Kriske WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

When the investigation into the origins of a new drug leads to a re-education camp for young offenders in the jungle of Borneo, the Special Abilities Team. In this third part of the exciting Vic Falls Missions series, the members of the SPAT once again face numerous unresolved matters and unexpected challenges, where no one is who he or she seems to be. Who can they trust?

OCTOBER 2019: the start of the next trilogy

VIC FALLS MISSIONS: BLOODDANGER

the fourth espionage novel by Kate Kriske When the members of the Special Ability Team return to school after their Easter break, things seem to finally quiet down. But what was that mysterious message about that colonel Henry received in Scotland? And why is David forced to break into the Pentagon, the HQ of the American army, during a hackers conference in Las Vegas? And why does master Hattori drop everything to rush back to his home country without an explanation? Issun saki wa yami.* *Expect the unexpected.

– BE €16,99 – Publication date:

resp. June 2017, May 2018, October 2019 – Sample translation on demand – Paperback – 140 x 215 mm – Extent: 240 pages – Teens and young adult – Age 12 and up 31


Also available CYCLING

DANCE WITH ME

a storybook by Gregie De Maeyer

a poetic picture book by Karla Stoefs, illustrated by An Candaele

G R ANTS AVAI L ABLE

G R ANTS AVAI L ABLE

RIGHTS SOLD TO DENMARK

WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

– BE : €16,99 – Publication date: August 2018 – Sample translation and finished

– BE: €18,99 – Publication date:

copies available – Hardcover, full color – 160 x 230 mm – Page extent: 144 – Picture book – Age 7 and up

‘Gregie De Maeyer translates the big existential questions for children in an unflinching and accurate way.’

September 2017

– Sample translation and finished copies available

– Hardcover, full color – 135 x 190 mm – Page extent: 64 – Picture book – Age 8 and up

Jury report Flemish State Prize for Youth Literature

WHY THE WOODS HAVE NO WINDOWS a storybook by Korneel De Rynck, illustrated by Joris Thys

VITUS AND A MYSTERY AS BIG AS THE UNIVERSE OR MAYBE EVEN BIGGER a juvenile by Sofie Leyts

SECOND PRINT RUN

WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

– BE €15,99 – Publication date: July 2018 – Sample translation available – Paperback, black & white – 140 x 215 mm – Extent: 344 pages – Children’s fiction – Age 10 and up

– BE: €16,99 – Publication: March 2017 – Sample translation and finished copies available

– Hardcover, full color – 170 x 240 mm – Page extent: 96 – Story book – Age 8 and up

‘At times reminiscent of Roald Dahl’s Matilda.’ Belgian newspaper Het Nieuwsblad on Vitus

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MY DOG AND ME

HERE’S A QUESTION

a non-fiction book for dog lovers by Chris Dusauchoit

a Q&A-book by Bart Coenen and Stephanie Dehennin

SECOND PRINT RUN

WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

– BE €19,99 – Publication date:

– BE: €21,50 – Publication date: March 2019 – Sample translation and finished copies available

– Hardcover, full color – 205 x 260 mm – Page extent: 162 – Non-fiction for teenagers – Age 10 and up

FILLE FOLLE. A GIRL TO GIRL GUIDE TO KNOWING EVERYTHING a lifeguide by Ilona Lodewijckx, illustrated by Aurike Quintelier G R ANTS AVAI L ABLE WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

– BE €19,99 – Publication date: September 2017 – Sample translation available – Hardcover, full color – 140 x 190 mm – Extent: 232 pages – Illustrated non-fiction – Age 12 and up

September 2017

– Sample translation available – Hardcover, full color – 205 x 260 mm – Extent: 160 pages – Illustrated non-fiction – Age 12 and up

OSCAR COOK a trilogy for teens by Vera Van Renterghem WO R LD R IG HTS AVAI L ABLE

– BE €15,99 – Publication date:

resp. March 2017, September 2017, March 2018 – Sample translation available

– Hardcover – 135 x 200 mm – Extent: 272 pages – Children’s fiction – Age 11 and up

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Illustration from Mendel’s greenhouses, a storybook by Kirstin Van Lierde & Jurgen Walschot.

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On the publisher VAN HALE W YCK aims to inspire, inform and relax today’s readers. Apart from children’s literature and young adults, this publishing house also offers narrative non-fiction: memoirs, lifestyle, essays, novels, topical themes and recent history. Van Halewyck is part of Pelckmans publishers. PE LCK M AN S PU B LI S H E R S offers a unique combination of educational, general and scientific publications and believes that this wide array of activities and its associated target groups, author contacts and internal specialists will result in stronger dynamics, increased knowledge and a more extensive relational network. Pelckmans Publishers is active on both the Flemish and Walloon market in educational publications. General and scientific publications are aimed at the Dutch-speaking market.

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