January 26, 2015

Mariana Ruiz Johnson: Mama

Another children's book published by Bohem in German. "Mama" (Mother) is written and illustrated by Argentinian illustrator Mariana Ruiz Johnson. It's more a collection of pictures and a hommage to all mothers than a book to read out. One might miss the story. There is no storyline and very less words. The colourful ornamental illustrations however are beautiful and expressive. No wonder Mariana created this book when she herself became a mother. Mariana has a blog and facebook page, take a look!

This book lets me think of Paul Klee's paintings and obviously this was the illustrator's intention.

Click here to purchase this book in Spanish or French.