Benny Lindelauf

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The Lost Sheep

An adaptation of the Christmas story with illustrations by Marieke Nelissen.

Gili wants to become a shepherd like her brothers, but they have their doubts.

Are girls suitable for herding sheep?

Then Gili lets her favorite sheep escape from the herd on a cold December night.

Are the brothers right after all?

In the pitch dark, Gili goes in search of her sheep.

She better not get lost or fall into a ravine.

And she prefers not to think about dangerous wolves at all.

But the thing about getting lost is that you don’t realize it until it’s already happened…

An atmospheric book about a runaway sheep, a brave girl

and a wolf with an appetite for two.


‘The opposite of worries’ has arrived.

In this collection the two books about the Boon family have been brought together: ‘Nine Open Arms’ and ‘Heivisj’s Heaven’.

The sisters Fing, Muulke and Jes move together with their family for the umpteenth time, this time to a dilapidated house that bears the name Nine Open Arms. The opposite of worry seems within reach. But it is the turbulent 1930s and dark clouds are gathering in Europe. The sisters soon realize that they will have to do everything they can to fend off the approaching doom.



Whole Stories for Half a Soldier

Six brothers are called to join the army. On their way to the front they have to check in at a borderpost. The brothers do not posess any suitable gifts or money to pass the border.  But they know stories. A lot of stories. The brothers tell them to the guard as if life depends on it. Which actually is true…

with beautiful full colour illustrations by Ludwig Volbeda



How Tortot lost his fish’s heart

scan-front-tortot ‘How Tortot lost his Fish’s Heart’ is set during the Great Wars. Tortot, a cynical cook who has travelled alongside many wars one morning discovers a young soldier  who has fled the war and hides in a barrel in the store-room. Tortot preferably likes to hand over the young deserter, but the cook has caught a cold and is unable to taste the meals he has prepared for the soldiers. Can the young soldier help him? And while the Great Wars rage across the Continent a cautious friendship is born.
Nominated for the Woutertje Pieterseprize, the Children- and Youthjury Flanders. Winner of the Golden Frame, the Halewijnprize, the Reinaertrophy.
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superhelpImmo is the superson of Magnetman and Freezewoman. But does he really want to be a superhero? When Immo gets a new teacher at school, all kinds of dangerous things suddenly happen. Immo is forced to take action to save his class. But does he dare to do that? Help! Triple help!

Age 9 and upwards

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