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Everyone loves riddles. Regardless of whether we are young or old, as soon as someone offers us a riddle to solve we are captivated, intrigued -- and more often than not, thoroughly surprised by the answer. So Henriette Major's collection of amusing and poetic riddles is sure to please. Focusing on the themes of childhood, imagination and nature, the collection is a playful exploration of the world around us. Through the 40 or so riddles the author has assembled, she invites us to step outside our everyday lives, to rediscover the sense of wonder that can sometimes be kindled by the most ordinary objects, and to allow ourselves to experience the beauty of everyday words.
Philippe Béha's whimsical drawings and collages are straight out of the world of dreams. With its original graphic design and inventive use of fonts, the book achieves a pleasing harmony between the rhythm of the riddles and these magnificent pictures.