Monday, April 18, 2011



Adelaide is unique.
She is a winged kangaroo!
Join Adelaide as she opens her wings and takes off on a world-wide adventure into the unknown. She sees the globe’s most wonderful places, helps those in trouble, learns all about herself, becomes famous, and falls in love…

A captivating and charming story about bravery, being different, and love.
From best-loved author and illustrator, Tomi Ungerer.

Tomi Ungerer (b. 1931) is one of the most celebrated children’s storytellers of all time. In 1998 he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration.

Adelaide is the fourth picture book from the Tomi Ungerer collection to be republished by Phaidon Press, following the internationally successful Moon Man, The Three Robbers and Otto: The Autobiography of a Teddy Bear.

Published by Phaidon Press in April 2011
Hardback with jacket, NZD $26.00

1 comment:

Claire at Latitude said...

I see from an article in The Bookseller that Phaidon is increasing its children's list significantly. Here in NZ a wonderful publisher has been doing work like this for several years now. Gecko Press deserves the description "The little publisher that could". I urge booklovers to check out the website: