Happy Birthday, Ilon Wikland!

Ilon Wikland celebrates her 90th birthday today.The Swedish children’s book illustrator is one of my great idols.It’s funny, I always find out that nobody knows the names of children’s book illustrators. And I bet most of you won’t associate anything with her name.If I made you curious, here are her books: Click!

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Christmas Calendar For Kids

For the Advent season, I created a Christmas calendar for kids. Since it is an interactive book, I offer it as a free download from the Apple Book Store. There is a German and an English language book cover. Except for a short introduction in the respective language, both books are identical. Like a traditional…

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Apples for Kids

The topic apple seems not to be very interesting for illustrators at the moment. That’s the impression I got when I was looking for apple pictures on Pinterest. You can find more pumpkins lover there. Of course these vegetables are very appealing in colour. But I think they are quite nasty in taste. While searching…

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Children’s Book Illustration

Today I would like to show you one of my book illustrations. The picture fits just very well to our season: The little hedgehog Jack lies in the grass and sings happy songs, while his hedgehog siblings diligently build their shelter for the coming winter.

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