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scritch scratch dip clapote!

  • author: Kitty Crowther
  • illustrations by the author
  • translator: Vineta Berga

isbn: 978-9984-820-35-4

size: 24,5 x 17,5 cm

quantity: 34 pages

year: 2011

price: 4,00 €

The author of the book, Kitty Crowther, is the 2010 of the ‘children’s Nobel Prize’ – the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

Left alone in his bed, Jérôme the little frog hears strange and scary sounds. ‘Daddy, Daddy, wake up! There is someone sitting under my bed…’ What is this scritch-scratch-dip-clapote noise? Mum lets Jérôme get into his parents’ bed and Dad helps the mystery reveal itself and fear disappear.

The internationally acclaimed Kitty Crowther (1970) is a Belgian artist of English-Swedish extraction who writes in French and Flemish. She has published some 35 picture-books, the most popular of which also include Scritch Scratch Dip Clapote! (2002). The artist is an expert of lines and mood; while she tends to depict a familiar environment that makes sense to the reader, Crowther always allows something mysterious and serious sneak into her picture-books.