The anticipation, joy, challenges and rewards of parenthood, captured by "Happy" artist Mies van Hout. From longing and expecting, via marvelling and nursing, to listening and eventually letting go - Mies van Hout has created a picture book that will conjure a lasting smile on the face of every parent and parent-to-be. Just as fish expressed the emotions of "Happy" and monsters big and small portrayed the stages of "Friends, " Mies van Hout's birds of wonder convey the journey of parenthood with colorful exuberance ...

Surprise 2014, Lemniscaat USA

ISBN-13: 9781935954347