Eric Carle Museum’s New Exhibition Features a Rare Drawing by Tomi

Nov 17th, 2017

This week the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts celebrates its fifteenth anniversary, and launches a new exhibition- Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration. The exhibition features an original drawing by Tomi, created during a New York Public Library TV show called “It’s Fun to Read”.  The show ran […]

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Calling All Bookshops

Nov 17th, 2017

Tomi Ungerer books

As we announced in an earlier post, we are looking forward to launching an updated website on Tomi’s birthday later this month. As part of the updated site, we’d like to include a list of the best bookshops worldwide that sell Tomi’s books. We especially want to hear about small, independent bookshops that are passionate about […]

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Tomi Has Been Awarded the Bayerischer Buchpreis 2017

Nov 8th, 2017

Tomi Ungerer Bayerischer Buchpreis

This week in Munich, Tomi Ungerer was awarded the coveted Bayerischer Buchpreis. The prize is sponsored by the state of Bavaria, and was presented by Ilse Eigner, Minister for Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology.  Tomi debuted a new pair of disco shoes with flashing soles for the ceremony! In his own words,  it took […]

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Send Tomi a Birthday Message!


Nov 6th, 2017

Tomi Ungerer birthday

French and German below. We have some very exciting news to share! On the 28th of November, Tomi’s 86th birthday, we will be launching an updated website, which will feature more of Tomi’s work, a new regular blog series, and much more. We want to celebrate by inviting Tomi’s fans, young and old, to wish […]

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« André François/Tomi Ungerer. La liberté du trait » Nouvelle Expo au Musée Tomi Ungerer

Oct 28th, 2017

Tomi Ungerer road safety poster

  English provided below.  « André François/Tomi Ungerer. La liberté du trait » 27 octobre 2017-11 mars 2018 Musée Tomi Ungerer – Centre international de l’Illustration André Farkas dit André François (1915-2005), auteur de livres pour enfants, affichiste, dessinateur d’humour et de satire, est un artiste graphique français que Tomi Ungerer considère comme l’un des […]

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Watch Adelaide The Flying Kangaroo in an Emmy-Nominated TV Show

Oct 27th, 2017

Adelaide by Tomi Ungerer

Our little Adelaide is a star! La cabane à histoires is a new children’s TV show produced by Dandelooo in France. In the show, children hide away in cabin in the trees to read classic books, whose illustrations come alive as beautiful animations. One episode saw the kids reading Tomi’s Adelaide, the story of an ambitious flying kangaroo. The […]

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Tomi Honoured with a Prize from the Illustrators of Catalonia

Oct 23rd, 2017

Tomi Ungerer awards

This weekend Tomi was honoured by The Professional Association of Illustrators of Catalonia (APIC), with their L’Il·lustrad’Or (Golden Illustrator) prize. The prize is awarded on an international level “to an illustrator whose professional career, we consider, has made an important contribution to graphic creativity”.  Moltes gràcies, APIC! The ceremony took place in Barcelona, and samples of […]

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Exposition Tomi Ungerer au Bienalle des illustrateurs Moulins

Oct 16th, 2017

Tomi Ungerer exhibition

  English below. Exhibition photos by L. Guyot.  Exposition Tomi Ungerer au Bienalle des Illustrateurs Moulins, 28 septembre 2017 – 3 janvier 2018, Musée de l’Illustration Jeunesse  Une centaine d’images puisées dans le fonds des 11000 œuvres du Musée Ungerer de Strasbourg, donnent à voir l’étendue du talent du maître. On y retrouve des illustrations originales […]

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Tomi’s Alternative Election Poster for Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin


Aug 31st, 2017

Tomi Ungerer Political Poster

This September saw a parliamentary election in Germany, to elect new members of the Bundestag. It was a significant event not just for Germany but for the democracy of wider Europe.  Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, the partner magazine of Germany’s most widely read daily newspaper, asked a series of well-known artists to provide “alternative election posters” […]

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Dessin tchèque. De Strasbourg à Prague: Exposition au Musée Tomi Ungerer

Jul 10th, 2017

Box der schachfiguren by Jiří Slíva

An English translation of this article is provided below. « Dessin tchèque. De Strasbourg à Prague » présente 120 œuvres en provenance de collections privées pour la plupart tchèques. Précédé de leur prestigieux aîné du XVIIe siècle Wenzel Hollar, quatre dessinateurs tchèques du XXe siècle et d’aujourd’hui, Adolf Born, Peter Sís, Jiří Slíva, Jiří Trnka, […]

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