Planet Picture Book

Category - Belgium

Witchfairy

Rosemary is a fairy who doesn’t want to be neat and sweet all the time. No way! She’d rather be a witch living in a treehouse in the witches’ wood, roller-skating and getting nice and dirty. Her mum rejects her wayward...

Applesauce

Applesauce is a quirky and original picture book that explores the ups and downs of a young boy’s relationship with his father. The two share a close bond of affection, but sometimes the father becomes a “thunder daddy”...

Timeline

Timeline is a visual journey through the ages from the Big Bang to the present day. Every page brims with detail about periods of time and events that have marked our world history. This picture book is huge in every...

Maia and What Matters

Maia and What Matters is an exploration of a young girl’s understanding of infirmity and death. Not an obvious theme for a picture book, you might think. But this story manages to combine sensitivity, honesty and beauty...

Belgium

Aha, at last a country where I have had no difficulty in locating English translations of contemporary picture books! This is partly due to the fabulous indie publishing house, Book Island, now based in Bristol (UK)...