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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.
This book is beautifully illustrated, and fun for the story book collector, gnome fan or child.
I remember being enthralled by this book when I was a little kid, and now I finally have it, and am able to share it with my own child (who loves it!).
Plus it has everything you would ever want to know about gnomes, really everything.....example: mating habits, yup, its in there.
The book was newer than new! If it wasn't, I would not have given it. It was a gift, along with the gnome I purchased, people thought I spent more than the limit for the gift... Read morePublished 22 hours ago by Dixie
This book deserves five stars! My 8 year old son liked it. Me, I love it. This book made me purchase many gnome figurines, ouch!Published 6 days ago by Victoria Hart
I loved this book! I ordered the christmas one too. It inspired me to write my own book about gnomes, bed gnomes to be exact. You can find it on amazon A Well Gnome Fact.Published 7 days ago by David Grosse
I received this book as a result of a White Elephant gift exchange at work and was surprised how delightful it is. Wonderful storyline with corresponding colorful drawings. Read morePublished 10 days ago by bruin.wolverine
Replaced my original book that I lost in a fire, it's a fantastic, and amusing bookPublished 1 month ago by james