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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 is a pictute book for adults than is funny, imangative, and very pleasurable to read.
Plus it has everything you would ever want to know about gnomes, really everything.....example: mating habits, yup, its in there.
This book is beautifully illustrated, and fun for the story book collector, gnome fan or child.
I love this book. Beautify artwork and very fun to read. My mother had this book so it brings some memories back. Thank you for the great book and fast shipping!Published 18 days ago by Whitty B
This book has beautiful artwork with great detail. My kids love looking and reading it.Published 1 month ago by Cam
I was using this in an elementary setting,....not a good idea for a child to get a hold of this material due to subject matter....you must be a part of the looking.... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Elizabeth
so beautiful and informative! The bonus prints alone are worth the purchase price!!!Published 1 month ago by katherine m austin
Other people have an "Elf on the Shelf" for Christmas. We have a gnome. He left this book for our children, and as it was written as a factual field journal, it has greatly... Read morePublished 1 month ago by W. Johnson
I loved this book as a child, and I remember spending hours pouring over it in the 70s. Fun to read as an adult too. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kensingtonian