The other road (De andere weg)

The other road (De andere weg)

Author: Laïla Koubaa
Illustrator: Stefanie De Graef

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SKU: 9789462914070

- A special story about the power of nature
- With fairy tale-like illustrations that evoke a different world
- An artistic coffee-table-book for adults

This magic-realistic adventure is set in Japan.

The chair-jumpers had jumped again. Nobody knew why. The island shook and four little swallow-eggs fell out of their nest. Kikaru found them in the woods on his way to his friends. Together they would celebrate the coming of Spring. During the feast there were fireworks, they laughed and ate. Kikaru ate the most of all. The next day Kikaru left. He wanted to bring the swallow-eggs back to their nest. But on his way Kikaru fell. He broke his hip and fell into a deep sleep …

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In 2006 Laïla noticed a small article in the newspaper. It was about a missing Japanese man,
who survived in the wild for more than three weeks without food or drink.

This wonderous event didn’t let her go and inspired her to write The other road.

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Additional Information

Variety fiction, picturebook
Themes spring, Japan, nature, friendship
Age volwassenen
Number of pages 48 pages, end papers incl.
Format 21 x 29 cm
Design hardcover
Published since 15/08/2019
NUR code 300
Author Laïla Koubaa
Illustrator Stefanie De Graef
ISBN Number 9789462914070

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