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Max Velthuijs

  • 4 stars across 4 books
    Max Velthuijs was born in The Hague in 1923, and died in 2005, aged 81. He is now considered to be one of Holland's most important creators of children's books, alongside Dick Bruna. He won many awards, including the highly prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 2004.
    2nd October 2014

    Frog in Winter

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

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    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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    4th September 2014

    Frog is Frightened

    Frog and his friends, Duck and Pig, don't believe in ghosts, until they all hear frightening noises in the dead of nigh... 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 ... More

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