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Silvia Viviane Schwarz

Silvia Viviane Schwarz

  • 5 stars across 5 books
Viviane Schwarz is the author-illustrator of the highly acclaimed picture books There Are Cats in this Book andThere Are No Cats in this Book, both of which were shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal (2009, 2012), Is There a Dog in This Book? and How to Find Gold. The Adventures of a Nose was shortlisted for the V&A illustration Award and her debut graphic novel The Sleepwalkers was nominated for the British Comics Awards. She is also the illustrator of Cheese Belongs to You! and I Am Henry Finch, both written by friend and fellow picture book maker, Alexis Deacon. She lives in London. Find Viviane online at, and on Twitter and Instagram as @vivschwarz.
1st January 2016

How to Find Gold

An uplifting celebration of friendship and a powerful depiction of imaginative play, this is the tale of two thrill-seek... MoreHow to Find Gold

(10 reviews) Review
2nd November 2009

There Are Cats in This Book

If you're feeling feline-friendly, this may be just the novelty book for you. When did you last play with cats ... MoreThere Are Cats in This Book

(4 reviews) Review
4th September 2014

Is There a Dog in This Book?

In this third title in the extraordinarily inventive, brilliantly interactive "Cats" series from award-winning illustrat... MoreIs There a Dog in This Book?

(4 reviews) Review
2nd March 2017

Counting with Tiny Cat

Let's count with Tiny Cat - the completely adorable feline from Viviane Schwarz's Kate Greenaway shortlisted There Are C... MoreCounting with Tiny Cat

(1 review) Review
2nd June 2011

There Are No Cats in This Book

A charming picture book with fantastic pop-out and photographic features, featuring three of the most lovable cats a... MoreThere Are No Cats in This Book

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