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Balthazar, the Great

Baltasar, o Grande

Kirsten Sims

Orfeu Negro | march 2016 | 40 pages | 25 x 25 cm | hardcover

Balthazar was the world’s greatest violin playing polar bear. Well, at least he used to be the greatest... Now he was the ONLY polar bear left in all the world’s circuses. One night, he is set free. And a long journey home begins.

Kirsten Sims’ first picture book is stunningly drawn in gouache, watercolour, ink and crayon. Her charming scenes and landscapes take us into an imaginary poetic journey of a polar bear looking for a safe place in the planet.

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  • Nominee Best Children’s Illustration 2016 | International Comics Festival Amadora