Egalus loves the silence, the rustle of the wind between his hedgehog spikes, and the warm sun on his black nose. He calmly cleans the forest every day. All the other animals are far to busy, constantly on the move. Until one day everything changes…

The official picture book of the Children’s Book Week 2022 is commissioned by the Collective Propaganda Foundation of the Dutch Book, in collaboration with Querido publishing house Amsterdam. The Dutch Children’s Book week will take place from 05 to 16 october 2022. This years theme is ‘Amazing green’.

For all questions about the children’s book week tour please contact Jennifer Hofstede at the Schrijverscentrale.
— j.hofstede@deschrijverscentrale.nl

Interviews and PR material please contact Rozemarijn Visser at the CPNB or Meltem Kumru at Querido.
— r.visser@cpnb.nl

Download viewing box Egalus ︎︎︎

Marije Tolman
The official picture book of the
Children’s Books week 2022


Graphic design: Herman Houbrechts
Portrait photo: Maikel Thijssen

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— Querido ︎︎︎
— Schrijverscentrale ︎︎︎