Planet Picture Book

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”...

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)...