Book

Koos Meinderts and Sanne te Loo

The Man with the Sea-Green Eyes

A man lives on a desert island, where one day he finds a map in a bottle with the words: ‘Find the treasure.’ He does not really want to leave his island, as he is having a fine time on his own. However, he builds a boat and sails away and meets the woman of his dreams, but still he keeps on looking for the treasure. He searches and searches — and eventually realizes that he has already found what he wants.

A classic picture book with alluring illustrations full of glorious colours. An accessible story about being happy alone and together. The exuberant pictures by Sanne te Loo, full of flowers, birds, beach and sea, support and elevate the calm story. Happiness is sometimes already right under your nose — you just have to see it.

A beautifully dreamy picture book.

de Volkskrant

Written with great care and poetic sensitivity.

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Koos Meinderts

Koos Meinderts (b. 1953) has written more than fifty books, including picture books like De vuurtoren (The Lighthouse), poetry collections like Het regent zonlicht (It’s Raining Sunlight) and two novels for young adults: Lang zal ze leven (Long May She Live) and De zee zien (To See the Sea)…

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Details

De man met de zeegroene ogen (2019). Children's books, 32 pages.

Illustrations

Sanne te Loo

Themes: picture book

Publisher

Hoogland & Van Klaveren

Korenmarkt 8
1621 BG Hoorn
Nederland
Tel: +31 (0)229-277502

E-mail:
elaine@elami-agency.com
Website:
http://hooglandvanklaveren.nl/

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Literary agent

Elaine Michon


Tel: +31 6 12 06 09 25
E-mail:
elaine@elami-agency.com
Website:
http://www.elami-agency.com

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