Children's books

 
 
Robin Watkins - Eusociality in the EU
2022
English edition
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
forthcoming
A collaboration between Otto (10) and Robin (42).
Raoul Ruiz - A nine-year-old aviator
2021
English edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Fictions
An unpublished tale by Raoul Ruiz.
Raoul Ruiz - Un aviateur de neuf ans
2021
French edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Fictions
An unpublished tale by Raoul Ruiz.
Shirin Azari - Stories of Little and Big Blossoms
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
Conceived as a children's book, Stories of Little and Big Blossoms is a collection of illustrated short stories about Elham, a little Iranian girl exiled in Germany, and her difficulties to fit in this new environment. A poetic work on exile, friendship, courage and open-mindedness, inspired by the childhood of author and illustrator, Shirin Azari.
Adam Higton - Who am I?
2019
English edition
Nieves
A children's book conceived by illustrator Adam Higton. It's small square size was inspired by the Pixi children's books and by the Nupuset series from Petomies.
 Line Faden-Babin & Jakob Rachmanski - Kierkegaard and the Mermaid
2019
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Once upon a time, in a coral palace at the bottom of the sea, hidden from human eyes, there lived a princess with a fish's tail. Her parents adored her, and she was engaged to the most tender and beautiful of all the mermen, and she could have been the happiest of all the mermaids. But the little princess was desperately unhappy… (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Keren Cytter - The Brutal Turtle
2018
English edition
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
Second in a trilogy of children's books, The Brutal Turtle tells the story of a Turtle wandering in the desert, trying to reach the animal farm. Facing cruel obstacles during his journey, he becomes angry and terrorizes the farm's people once he arrives at the farm. A tale on power's relativity, hate, violence, and on the importance to be nice.
Keren Cytter - The Furious Hamster
2018
English edition
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
The last in a trilogy of children's books, this publication tells the story of a hamster stuck between the pages of a book. Wishing to escape to discover the animal farm, he will find the help of his own fleas. A story about caring and learning, by artist Keren Cytter.
Guillaume Pilet - My Life as a Parade
2018
English edition
CCS (Centre culturel suisse Paris)
This publication presents a series of some forty autobiographical drawings in pencil, ink and watercolor. The artist chose to recount his life as a children's story, flicking through fleeting memories, dramatic events, and brief anecdotes.
Yan Marchand - Martin Heidegger\'s Grouch
2018
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Questioning the meaning of one's existence with Martin Heidegger (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Eugene Chadbourne - Pleasures of the Horror (vinyl LP)
2018
Bisou Records
An album for children about horror movies and monsters.
Mara Züst - Would you rather…
2017
English edition
Nieves
This book is a reinterpretation of the classic children's picture book by English Author and Illustrator John Burningham from 1979, illustrating the preference game “Would you rather”… With enchanting drawings made out of sand by Carolina Cerbaro.
Nathalie Novi - Dr. Freud, Fish Whisperer
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Discovering the id, ego, and superego with Dr. Freud (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Peter Wezel - Nepomuk
2017
no text
Nieves
First published in 1964, this wordless and colorful picture book is a tale of friendship between a pink bird and an orange fish. The illustrations by Swiss artist Peter Wezel are rendered with a deliberate childlike naiveté which will delight children and adults alike.
Anne-Margot Ramstein - Albert Einstein\'s Bright Ideas
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
The young Albert Einstein has a very important job: he must deliver electricity to the big Oktoberfest celebration in Munich. As he hurries from one merry-go-round to another, nothing seems to be going as planned. With his sister, Maja, Heinrich the dog, and Niels Bohr, a qualified dwarf-thrower, can he win a battle against the laws of the universe? The key just may lie in the question of whether a dumpling can fly faster than light (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Vincent Sorel - Diogenes the Dog-Man
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Diogenes as a dog (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Annabelle Buxton - Wittgenstein\'s Rhinoceros
2016
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
1914. Europe is at war. The experts on deciphering code and secret writing are wild with excitement: What in the world can be the meaning of those incomprehensible notes scribbled by secret agent Ludwig Wittgenstein? The young scholar himself is unable to help them—he is hunting a wild beast, a figure of dubious existence… (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Laurent Moreau - Professor Kant\'s Incredible Day
2016
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
What can I know? What should I do? What may I hope? What's for dinner? More than two hundred years ago, on a day that takes quite a peculiar course, Professor Kant is working hard to give an answer to all these questions. Not only the morning papers, but also a slightly perfumed letter get in his way however. As a result, he even forgets to go out on his regular digestive walk—and everything goes off the rails… (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
François Schwoebel - Mister Descartes and his Evil Genius
2016
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
On a long, cold winter night, more than three hundred years ago, Mister Descartes is suddenly beset by profound doubts: Can I trust my senses, or am I fooled by illusions? Is there an Evil Genius behind all things? What if the outside world is only a dream? Is my own existence nothing but the product of my imagination? (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Clémence Pollet - Hannah Arendt\'s Little Theater
2016
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Hannah Arendt is not at all keen to build an edifice of ideas or to develop abstract concepts. Rather, she gets on to the stage herself! To enter the scene of her little theater means to take matters into her own hands, take responsibility, to act. In short: Thinking is acting! Whereas the bureaucrats can conceive of only one thing: to build a world out of paper (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Jean-Louis Costes - Plastic et Magic (book + CD)
2016
Bisou Records
A 48 pages book of drawings by Costes, with all the lyrics of the 10 songs that are on the accompanying CD.
Tomi Ungerer - Elephants, Whales & Kangaroos (box set 3 books)
2015
no text
Nieves
These three thin volumes feature drawings by legendary illustrator Tomi Ungerer selected from his sixties sketchbooks. In the likes of fabulists, Ungerer portrays the animal kingdom (elephants, whales, kangaroos and a handful of camels) to satirize with humour the manners of his contemporaries.
Frank Asch - I Met A Penguin
2015
English edition
Nieves
Nieves reissues Frank Asch's famous children's book, originally published in 1972.
Anne Brugni - Metamorphosis
2015
no text
Shelter Press - Books
Mottled sausages, icy landscapes with worms that seem to have died trying to make it over hurdles, portals to impossible lands: welcome to the accidental world of ceramist and drawer Anne Brugni.
Donatien Mary - The Ghost of Karl Marx
2015
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
The ghost of Karl Marx makes a solemn vow to give the story of the class conflict a happy ending by fighting the Market, that infernal magician (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Jean-Paul Mongin - The Death of Socrates
2015
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
For those who look for truth: On the origins of Western philosophy (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
 Dr Lakra - Coloring Book
2014
no text
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
The Coloring Book by Dr. Lakra is the first BOM DIA Kinder book, a new series of children books made by artists.
Philippe Parreno - Parade?
2009
English edition
JRP|Editions - Artists' books & editions
A children's book by Philippe Parreno, illustrated by Johan Olander.
Viktor Shklovsky - Journey to the Land of Movies
2017
English edition
Rab-Rab Press
sold out
The first English translation of Viktor Shklovsky's children book Journey to the Land of Movies, originally published in 1926 in Russian.
Leonor Antunes - The tiny pliable plane (box set)
2016
no text
Bom Dia Boa Tarde Boa Noite
sold out
A series of seven silk-screen prints depicting close-up images of Antunes's sculptures inspired by the works of Anni Albers and Lina Bo Bardi (artist's edition).
Saul Steinberg - 4 Leporellos - The Line / Types of Architecture / Shores of the Mediterranean / Cities of Italy
2014
no text
Nieves
sold out
4 leporellos in slipcase: an artist's book that brings together for the first time, as individual leporellos, the four long drawings Saul Steinberg produced for the Children's Labyrinth at the Milan Triennale in 1954.
Masanao Hirayama - Card Game (4999)
2013
no text
Nieves
sold out
This set of cards features 50 drawings by Masanao Hirayama, each of them printed twice. It can be played as a memory game, or as the Japanese card game Karuta, or simply as a game with your own rules.
Benjamin Sommerhalder - Ghost Knigi
2011
English edition
Nieves
sold out
A children's book by Nieves editor-in-chief.
Saul Steinberg - The Line
2011
no text
Nieves
sold out
Leporello.
Geoff McFetridge - Recent Work
2009
English edition
Nieves
sold out
A small collection of some works done by McFetridge for Spike Jonze's film adaptation of the book Where the Wild Things Are.
Yukari Miyagi - Akazukin
2009
no text
Nieves
sold out
A visual interpretation of Charles Perrault's Little Red Riding Hood.
Yukari Miyagi - Rabbit and Turtle
2007
no text
Nieves
sold out
The story of Aesop's The Tortoise and the Hare by Japanese graphic designer. Printed in six colors, including fluorescent yellow and pink.
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