The question of Elephant l 2011 (Dutch version)
De Eenhoorn, Wielsbeke
Cover and illustrations: Kaatje Vermeire
Elephant has something on her mind. It’s a difficult question and she can’t stop thinking about it. Fortunately the annual meeting has been called, and the others will help her find the answer.
The book's topic will appeal to adults and children alike, and with each reading you will discover new details in the multi-layered illustrations of Kaatje Vermeire.
A stunning picture book about the many sides of love.
It has been translated into 12 different languages.
'This is a special and imaginative book with wonderfully fey illustrations from the illustrator of the much-admired Maia and What Matters.' (Page & Blackmore Booksellers (NZ)
'This book and its predecessor Maia and What Matters would have to be the two most beautiful books you'll ever come across.' (Kids Books NZ)
'A modern fable with a really fantastic core message, The Big Question is touching heartfelt storytelling.' (Read it Daddy,UK)
'This is one of those rare but special books that will mean different things to many people and will be appreciated by a wide age range.' (Barbara Murison,NZ)
'A sophisticated picture book both in appearance and content The Big Question will have you pondering the bigger things in life.' (The Illustrated Forest)
'I particularly love the odd collection of participants in the book, from fairytale characters to polar bears and circus performers, making for a surreal and beautiful creation. (Kids' Book Review)