Jan Jutte


Sometimes you have to say goodbye even though you love each other.

Sometimes you have to make difficult decisions because you love each other. You might even have to say goodbye. It hurts, but it can also be a new beginning.

This is a warm and touching read-aloud story about a woman who takes a tiger home from the forest. They become best friends and her neighbours get used to the predator being around too. Slowly, however, it becomes clear that the tiger is unable to settle in the city.

Josefien knows that there’s only one solution, so she takes her friend back to the jungle, where the tiger belongs. She does this out of love, although saying goodbye is very difficult for both of them. The tiger flourishes and Josefien is soon happy again too, but she never forgets her friend.

Jutte - Tijger

Jan Jutte

Jan Jutte (b.1953) has won the prestigious Gouden Penseel, the most important Dutch prize for illustrated children’s books, three times, including for Een muts voor de maan (2004), which he wrote with Sjoerd Kuyper. In his masterpiece, Andersen (2014), he gave a new form to the fairy tales that…

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Tijger (2019). Kinder- en jeugdboeken, 24 pagina's.

Age: 4+

Thema's: prentenboek



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