A Box of Something

Chicken has a big box delivered. It must have ordered something big and Rabbit can‘t help but wonder what it might be. Surely, it must be something that will be useful for their life on an island. But what can it be? by Lena Hesse Edition  Bi:libri | hc picture book | 32 pp |…

Cock-A-Doodle-What?

Rooster has just moved from the countryside into the city. Now he stands on his balcony every morning and crows! His new neighbors are puzzled: cock-a-doodle—what? What does he keep hollering about? And why? A charming story about living in a multilingual society and the understanding of languages. by Lena Hesse Edition Bi:libri | hc…

Just the Other Day at the South Pole

One morning Mr. Early hears a report on the radio that is so boring, it makes him yawn. Who’d have guessed what that would lead to! A wonderful wake-up story. Lena Hesse has once more accomplished the transfer of an exceptionally clever idea with few words into a funny narrative. The story suggests a nostalgia…

Something Special

Paul, the little fly, can do a lot of tricks and he’s convinced that he is something really special. When Martha the tortoise gets tired of watching him, Paul suddenly realises that there might be more important things in life. Lena Hesse is one of those rare individuals whose sharp story-telling abilities are only matched…

A Box of Nothing

Chicken is delighted, because she gets a box for her birthday. But hey! There’s nothing in it! Lena Hesse has once again succeeded in telling a wonderful story in very few words. The imaginative and funny text is only outdone by Lena Hesse’s playful illustrations. The reduced, yet immensely expressive images emphasize ALL the things…

Stephanie Stunned in the Snow

Stephanie Stunned is a little girl with a huge imagination. The strangest thngs happen to her. Come along into Stephanie‘s world: You‘ll be stunned! Stephanie stands at the window, watching the snow flakes. Her mother tells her that “tomorrow everything will be white“ and this turns out to be the case. Stephanie and her polar…