A hybrid comic and seek-and-find book that contemplates art and creativity
Van Dog rides to the countryside to paint a landscape one day. As he mounts his easel, mixes his paints, and contemplates the scenery, the landscape slowly unfolds in weird and wonderful ways: a snail nibbles on a mushroom, ants gather to work, and a giant lizard monster sets off on a journey to Tokyo. As the landscape becomes busier and busier, Van Dog struggles to finish his painting—but is he overwhelmed by his subject, or is the richness of the countryside precisely what inspires him?
Mikołaj Pa (Pasinski) is a book designer based in Wroclaw, Poland. He is a graphic novel and children’s book author who is mostly interested in children’s literature, book design, typography, and print.
Gosia Herba was born and raised in a small town in southwest Poland. She started drawing as a child and never stopped. After graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw, she started her career working for various publishers, magazines, music labels, and agencies. Her work has been exhibited worldwide, in particular at the Biennial of Illustrations in Bratislava, the Tallinn Illustrations Triennial, and the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. She lives and works in Wroclaw.
Ages 5-9 years
Dimensions 10.1 x 0.7 x 11 inches
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