Tomi Ungerer: A treasury of 8 books


This glorious collection brings together eight much-loved Ungerer tales, from his best-known classics (The Three RobbersMoon ManOtto) and acclaimed recent work Fog Island, to lost gems Zeralda‚Äôs OgreFlixThe Hat and Emile. The only English-language anthology of Ungerer's picture books available, its content celebrates the creative genius of an icon widely acknowledged as one of the most influential children's author/illustrators ever in the realms of children's literature and illustration - acclaimed, award-winning, and influential to the work of Maurice Sendak, Eric Carle and Shel Silverstein. Special features include a personal¬† letter from the author, quotes and anecdotes about each story, and materials from the 'making of' for some his most celebrated works - storyboards, sketches, and images that inspired him. Ideal for Ungerer‚Äôs adult fan base as well as his youngest readers, this is a lasting tribute to a master of his craft.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 307 x 228 mm (12 1/8 x 9 in)
  • Pages: 320 pp
  • Illustrations: 300 illustrations

About the Author:

Tomi Ungerer (1931-2019) was a winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Award, his work is exhibited globally, and he has a museum entirely dedicated to his work in Strasbourg. His bestselling book, The Three Robbers, has sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide. Ungerer was named Europe's first Ambassador for Childhood and Education in 2003.