Posts Tagged ‘children’s books’

Blog: What Is It About The Three Robbers?

Feb 19th, 2018

The Three Robbers by Tomi Ungerer

First published in 1961, The Three Robbers might be Tomi’s most beloved work. We spoke to one of the founders of L’ecole des loisirs, Arthur Hubschmid, to find out his thoughts on why this book, among all the others, is one that will stand the test of time.

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Blog: Book Covers from the Archives


Jan 19th, 2018

With over 140 books to his name, translated into countless languages, it’s hard to keep track of all the different editions of Tomi’s books that exist in the world! We’ve collected a few favourites to share, from first editions and out of print gems to bestselling books in unusual languages.

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Blog: How Dandelooo Made Adelaide Fly

Dec 11th, 2017

Adelaide, © Tomi Ungerer

Earlier this year we shared news of Adelaide the flying kangaroo’s ascent to stardom, when she appeared in Dandelooo’s popular children’s series La cabane à histoires. We’ve caught up with the TV series’ producer Emmanuèle Pétry Sirvin, to find out more about the process behind making Adelaide fly.

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Blog: “The Child in Me”, How Tomi’s Childhood Informed His Books

Nov 28th, 2017

Tomi Ungerer childhood

“What drove me into children’s book literature? I would say to conceive tales that I myself would have liked as a child. The child in me, call it arrested development, has been present, lingering throughout my career”. –Tomi Although Tomi Ungerer’s career has encompassed a diversity of media and projects including poster art, sculpture, architectural […]

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