One of Holland's most celebrated authors, Toon Tellegen crafts whimsical tales endowed with quirky animal characters and unforgettable, often surrealistic imagery. Lovely watercolor illustrations by Jessica Ahlberg perfectly capture the enchanting mood.
In The Squirrel's Birthday and Other Parties, young readers are invited into a magical world where all sorts of creatures come together to enjoy special cakes made just for them.
Letters to Anyone and Everyone is a collection of short stories centering on dreamlike, poetic letters "written" by animal protagonists, such as, "The Memoirs of an Ant," and "Letters to the Sun."
Toon Tellegen was a doctor for many years before deciding to devote himself fully to writing. He began his literary career as a poet, garnering many awards and literary prizes for his poems before branching out to become a well-known children's book author. He's also written novels for adults and several plays, and his imaginary animal tales delight all ages.
Perfect for young readers ages 5-7.
Available Titles Letters to Anyone and Everyone The Squirrel's Birthday and Other Parties