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  • 4 stars across 4 books
    Max Velthuijs was born in The Hague in 1923. He is now one of Holland's most important creators of children's books, alongside Dick Bruna. He has won several awards, including the Hans Christian Andersen medal. He worked as an illustrator of posters, adverts and films after the war and then started working on children's books in the 1980s. He lived in The Hague with his son.
    14th September 1995

    Frog and the Stranger

    When a rat comes to live at the edge of their wood, the animals decide they don't like having a stranger in their midst.... More

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    15th September 1994

    Frog in Winter

    Frog is taken by surprise when winter comes. He doesn't understand why everything is covered with white and he skids and... More

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    19th September 1996

    Frog is Frightened

    Frog thinks he hears a noise, so he runs over to Duck's house. There they both imagine they hear a frightening noise and... More

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    2nd April 2015

    Frog and the Birdsong

    One autumn day Frog discovers a blackbird lying motionless in the grass. Worried, he asks his friends what can be the ma... More

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