Britta Teckentrup (8)

Oskar Loves

ISBN: 9783791372709

Author: Britta Teckentrup    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Oskar, a charming raven, loves trees, red cherries, and the smell of spring. He also loves rain, snow, clouds, books, and the moon. With this book’s simple, b...


Oskar, a charming raven, loves trees, red cherries, and the smell of spring. He also loves rain, snow, clouds, books, and the moon. With this book’s simple, boldly colored, and beautiful illustrations, children are invited into Oskar’s world and in turn to explore the wonders of the world around them. As she has done in her previous books, such as Grumpy Cat and Before I Wake Up…, Britta Teckentrup combines evocative art with a storyline that will appeal to children and those who read to them. Asking, “What do you love?” Oskar Loves… invites all of us to take a moment to appreciate the world we inhabit.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 32


Dimensions: 190 x 245 mm


Publication Date: 01-08-2016


$32.00
The Egg

ISBN: 9783791372945

Author: Britta Teckentrup    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Beautiful, whimsical, and entertaining, this book of illustrations by Britta Teckentrup shows eggs in all their fragility, complexity, and variety. Is there any...


Beautiful, whimsical, and entertaining, this book of illustrations by Britta Teckentrup shows eggs in all their fragility, complexity, and variety. Is there anything as simple as an egg? Is there anything as complex? In this gorgeous picture book, Britta Teckentrup portrays eggs through the eyes of an artist. From hummingbirds to the extinct elephant bird, illustrations of the avian world’s smallest and largest eggs demonstrate the variety present in nature. Pastel studies explore the rainbow of soft colors and intricate patterns that make eggs of common birds seem incredibly striking. In Teckentrup’s hands, a scattering of broken egg shells become abstract art; a nest of unhatched eggs suggest the possibility and promise of life. Her studies of songbirds and nests are themselves beautifully composed works of color and line. A lovely meditation on the diversity of eggs, this magnificent book offers hours of lingering pleasure, and becomes fertile ground for conversation and imagination.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 190 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 01-04-2017


$34.00
Before I Wake Up...

ISBN: 9783791372464

Author: Britta Teckentrup    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

A young girl falls asleep and travels in her dreams through the sky, down to the ocean's depths and into a jungle. She is accompanied by a lion friend, who ease...


A young girl falls asleep and travels in her dreams through the sky, down to the ocean's depths and into a jungle. She is accompanied by a lion friend, who eases her fears, gives her confidence and helps her explore the world around her. Along the way she meets whales, jellyfish, grizzly bears and wolves. Then it is time for the moon balloon to take the girl home to her bed, where she awakes, snuggled safely next to the lion, who returns to being a stuffed toy. Award-winning children's illustrator Britta Teckentrup's collage-like artwork creates a magical world of captivating colours, classic shapes and softly detailed textures. The gently told story reassures children that they are never alone, even in their dreams. Exquisitely produced, this book is certain to become a bedtime favourite for children and their parents.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 56


Dimensions: 240 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 15-05-2016


Tag: Childrens
$32.99
Oskar and Mo

ISBN: 9783791373133

Author: Britta Teckentrup    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Britta Teckentrup delighted children around the world when she introduced them to Oskar, the charming raven who loves the ocean, snow, books, the sun, and the r...


Britta Teckentrup delighted children around the world when she introduced them to Oskar, the charming raven who loves the ocean, snow, books, the sun, and the rain. Oskar Loves was named one of the best children’s books of 2016 by School Library Journal. Now Oskar has a new friend, Mo. Featuring the same gorgeous colors and geometric collages that have made Teckentrup such a popular author and illustrator worldwide, this story will speak to young readers, who will learn about the many forms friendship takes while enjoying Teckentrup’s beautiful illustrations.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 32


Dimensions: 190 x 245 mm


Publication Date: 15-09-2017


$32.00
Birds and their Feathers

ISBN: 9783791373355

Author: Britta Teckentrup    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Hailed as 'a magnificent volume that offers hours of lingering pleasure… fertile ground for conversation and imagination,' (Midwest Book Review) Britta Tecken...


Hailed as 'a magnificent volume that offers hours of lingering pleasure… fertile ground for conversation and imagination,' (Midwest Book Review) Britta Teckentrup's The Egg introduced children to one of nature's most perfect creations. Now, employing the same earth-tone coloring and delicate illustrations that have made her an enormously popular children's author, Teckentrup turns her gaze to the endlessly fascinating feather. What are they made of? Why do birds have so many of them? How do they help birds fly? And what other purpose do they serve? By providing accessible answers to these and other questions, this delightful book introduces young readers to the wonders of 'plumology,' while also drawing them in with enchanting illustrations. An exquisitely rendered fusion of art and science, this marvelous book satisfies young readers' natural curiosity about the world around them.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 96


Dimensions: 190 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 01-03-2018


$34.00
Oskar Can

ISBN: 9783791373614

Author: Britta Teckentrup    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

Oskar the raven is back, and this time he’s having so much fun discovering all the things he can do. Britta Teckentrup has established herself as one of the ...


Oskar the raven is back, and this time he’s having so much fun discovering all the things he can do. Britta Teckentrup has established herself as one of the most popular children’s book authors today. Her vibrant, collage based illustrations have made her books a favorite in homes, schools, and libraries. And her character, Oskar, based on her family cat of the same name, is the perfect companion for young readers. This new book sends a simple, positive message that will empower kids to claim their own accomplishments. Tie a shoe? Brush their teeth? Wash their dishes? Bounce a ball? If Oskar can do it, they can too. Fans of Oskar’s adventures will be thrilled to discover their friend is back with a new story. And readers meeting Oskar for the first time will discover a delightful, relatable character who makes them feel good about themselves and the world around them.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 32


Dimensions: 190 x 245 mm


Publication Date: 20-09-2018


$32.00
Cat and Mouse

ISBN: 9783791373744

Author: Britta Teckentrup    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

The perfect place for a mouse is inside a cozy, warm house, but a cat lives there too, and once the cat sees the mouse, a chase ensues. As the cat and mouse scu...


The perfect place for a mouse is inside a cozy, warm house, but a cat lives there too, and once the cat sees the mouse, a chase ensues. As the cat and mouse scurry about-on top of a chair, inside a box, outside a window, through a hole-young readers will learn about important prepositions that help them understand where one object is in relation to another. At the end of this colorful chase, the cat and mouse curl up together and nap until they're ready to start the whole thing again. Britta Teckentrup's eye-catching, simple illustrations are cleverly enhanced with cut-outs that help reinforce the words, providing a unique and fun interactive experience that teaches young readers about basic prepositions.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 24


Dimensions: 190 x 245 mm


Publication Date: 15-03-2019


Tags: Coming Soon   March 2019   Childrens
$34.00
DUE > 31st May 2019
My Little Book of Big Questions

ISBN: 9783791373768

Author: Britta Teckentrup    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

In this profound and empathetic look at the questions children wonder about, Britta Teckentrup beautifully illustrates life's mysteries. What will my life be l...


In this profound and empathetic look at the questions children wonder about, Britta Teckentrup beautifully illustrates life's mysteries. What will my life be like? Will I be happy? Will I ever be able to reach the stars? There are no answers to these questions, but in this eloquent picture book Britta Teckentrup lets children know that they are not alone in asking them and gives parents an opportunity to start a conversation with their children about the questions that come up in their lives. A young girl stands on a chair to see what it's like to be tall. A boy stares towards the sky and wonders if birds enjoy flying. Friends argue, lovers embrace, the distant sun warms the earth, and people grow old. Using soft hues, bold outlines, and unusual textures, Teckentrup's illustrations help evoke the feelings surrounding each question. As they flip through the pages children and their parents will find endless opportunities to think about life's big questions and to have conversations that will be remembered for years.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 160 x 205 mm


Publication Date: 19-04-2019


Tags: Coming Soon   April 2019   Childrens
$44.99
DUE > 30th Jun 2019
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