Herve Tullet has established an international reputation for his uncanny ability to create dynamic, innovative and enthralling books for young children. In 1994, he published his first book and is now known in France as 'The Prince of pre-school books'. After winning the coveted Sorcieres prize in 2010, Herve's Un Livre sold 65,000 copies in France and 560,000 copies all over the world in 27 different languages. He is celebrated for his interactive workshops and continues, with each title, to provoke surprise and admiration. He lives in Paris with his family.
A wonderfully clever and imaginative book that sets the imagination soaring. I would love to use it with a class of children to inspire their story writing * Parents in Touch *
Great fun - playful and inventive * Books for Keeps *
Zany picture book that invites reader participation in challenging our understanding of such basic words as "characters", "story" and "book" itself. -- Robert Dunbar * Irish Times *
This book is brilliant, one of the most enjoyable I've stumbled on in a long time...it draws readers in and is what it means to imagine and play. -- Kate Kellaway * The New Review (The Observer) *
A masterpiece of a book and a great gift. * Mumsnet Picture Books 2013 *
Herve Tullet has concocted the most delicious work-in-progress during which he is caught out in his study - bone idle, surprised and very French - a passport snap tells all. `Um, how did you get in here?" he asks from beneath his Anglepoise. A story about story-telling to divert readers of all ages -- Kate Kellaway * The Guardian *
Amazingly multi-layered and skilful * The School Librarian *