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Anita Bijsterbosch

  • 5 stars across 12 books
    I'm Anita Bijsterbosch . I was born in 1961 in The Netherlands. My entire life, I have loved reading. As a child, I could spend hours thumbing through books, looking at the pictures and hoping I could one day make such beautiful illustrations myself. I studied the images down to the smallest detail and made up my own little stories to go along with them.

    After high school, I took drawing and painting lessons in small galleries in my neighborhood. And I learned a lot from drawing and painting books. But I also mastered many techniques simply by experimenting with them on my own.

    When my children were still young, I read them a bedtime story every night. I rediscovered that some picture books are real pieces of art. That's when I got the ambition to make my very own picture books.

    I was remarked by the jury of the Key Colours International Illustrators Award 2012 . The book Whose Hat is That? was published by Clavis Publishing and every book I have made since has been even more successful.

    13th June 2019

    Hide and Seek, Little Chameleon

    Hide-and-seek fun abounds in this interactive book with see-through holes and folding pages from the creator of the belo... More

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    25th August 2016

    Does Mouse Squeak Alone?

    Does mouse squeak all alone? Oh no, his little brothers and sisters are there too. They all squeak together. A lot of an... More

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    25th August 2016

    Does Giraffe Eat Alone?

    From bestselling, award-winning author Anita Bijsterbosch! Does little giraffe eat by himself? Of cours... More

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    16th November 2017

    My Potty

    From bestselling award-winning author-illustrator Anita Bijsterbosch! Something red falls from the sky. "A hat!" s... More

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    15th March 2018

    Sammy in the Spring

    Winner of an Oppenheim Gold Award and a Kirkus Best Books Prize, Bijsterbosch has established herself as an author-illus... More

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    19th April 2018

    My Bed

    "Must Read Spring Picture Books. Kids will enjoy lifting the pages to see the animals in their unique beds." - Melissa T... More

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    20th September 2018

    Sammy in the Fall

    An autumn celebration from bestselling author-illustrator Anita Bijsterbosch! It's fall. Sammy and his little horse, Hob... More

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    11th April 2019

    What a Nice Car!

    For customers looking for books on friends helping friends and persistence. Perfect pattern and repetition makes this a... More

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    11th April 2019

    Sammy in the Summer

    Winner of an Oppenheim Gold Award and a Kirkus Best Books Prize, Bijsterbosch has established herself as an author-illus... More

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    25th October 2015

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