Planet Picture Book

Category - Belgium

The Golden Cage

Drawn in by Carll Cneut’s glorious artwork and the prospect of a ‘deliciously dark European picture book’, I backed this book on Kickstarter earlier this year. It was released this month by Book Island. The Golden Cage...

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)...