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Rien Poortvliet (1932–1995) was a popular Dutch artist. He illustrated more than twenty books before his death in 1995. The Rien Poortvliet Museum in Middelharnis, Holland, is dedicated to his works. Wil Huygen (1923–2009) was born in Amersfoort, Holland. He was a physician and children’s author.
Not long ago we were talking about the original Dutch book "Leven en Werken van de Kabouter" and the superb drawings.
Fabulous illustrations. So much fun and inspiring for imaginations.Published 3 days ago by Tracy Squires
I heartily agree with the commenter that recommended people of all ages owning this book as part of their home library. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Heather OBrien
I had the pop-up version of this book in 1982 and have always had a soft spot for these little mythical creatures. How industrious and creative they were. Read morePublished 14 days ago by DavidAWA
If you can read this book and come away still not believing in gnomes, then you have no soul.Published 16 days ago by Sharon Angelina
My daughter is fascinated by gnomes and loves this book. Gorgeous illustrations. Recommended to me by a Dutch friend.Published 16 days ago by C. Labeste
My grandmother had this book when I was a child. It was one of my favorites and how fun to see it again.Published 17 days ago by Christie
i would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a wonderful sense of imagination and love for beautiful illustrations. we have had it for over a week and have to put it down.Published 3 months ago by des
A perfect book for researching gnomes! Incredibly beautiful illustrations. Although a great coffee table book, it's a must for anyone who believes and loves gnomes, as I do.Published 3 months ago by BELINDA MILLER