Illustrator

Ingrid Godon

Ingrid Godon (b. 1958) has enjoyed international acclaim for her illustrations. Her picture books include the hugely successful Wat moeten we doen met de Boe-hoe baby? (What Shall We Do with the Boo-Hoo Baby?), which has been translated into 10 languages.

Tomorrow’s Party

Tomorrow’s Party

Poet and children’s writer Toon Tellegen is best known for his poetic animal stories about the squirrel, the ant, the mole and the elephant. The imaginary biotope of Tellegen’s forest is a perfect reflection of the world in all its absurdity, impossible to map because there are no clear connecting routes. The creatures who live there make naive and pointless attempts to understand their peculiar world, but rarely receive any clear answers to their important questions, many of which have a philosophical slant. Morgen was het feest (Tomorrow’s Party), is once again packed with layers of meaning, inventiveness, wistfulness, questions, puns and plays on words.

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