Pieter van den Heuvel

Animals on the Move is Pieter van den Heuvel’s children’s book debut. His detailed illustrations guarantee hours of viewing pleasure. The longer you look, the more funny details you spot. Critics have called him ‘the discovery of the year’.

Animals on the Move

Animals on the Move

(Gottmer, 2020, 28 pages)

Animals on the Move is four metres long. The pictures can be looked at individually but they open up to reveal a long procession of animals on their way to a new house with all their belongings. For this debut, Pieter van den Heuvel has chosen a concertina form, and the result is a picture book that is both spectacular and original.

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