It was Christmas Eve in Marie's house. Her parents were having a party and she and her brother, Fritz, were wondering what wonderful present their Godfather would give them this year... This exquisite layered board book combines a simple narrative with die-cut holes and original illustrations to create a captivating storytelling experience.
Cynthia Alonso is an illustrator and graphic designer from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She studied Graphic Design at Buenos Aires University, where she taught courses in typography for several years. Her work has been exhibited in the Society of Illustrators 58th Annual Exhibition and at Bologna International Children's Book Fair. She displays a lot of passion for the stories she is involved in and her work is full of life, textures and vibrant colours.Words, and pictures: two little words that, together, mean a lot. A high-quality imprint for young children, words & pictures was started in 2012. The imprint encapsulates three main focuses: imagination - because opening a book should also open a childs own imagination to possibilities; innovation - because children should be encouraged to create, not imitate; and inspiration - because books should make children want more: more books, more information, more of life itself. words & pictures represents a powerful and positive opportunity to open childrens minds to a world of discovery.