Books by Josse Goffin

YES by Josse Goffin
by Josse Goffin, illustrated by Josse Goffin
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 1993

"A quiet book with a unique, offbeat charm. (Picture book. 2-6)"
Belgian artist Goffin (OH!, 1991) brings his spare graphic style to an almost wordless book, with an amusing play on the theme of matching a child to the right parent. Read full book review >
WHO IS THE BOSS? by Josse Goffin
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 23, 1992

"Unusually attractive. (Picture book. 4-8)"
The Belgian artist responsible for 1991's Oh!—a collection of visual surprises—applies his soft color pencils and clean, open style to an exchange of boastful allegations between two near-identical little men on a boat that looks like a toy (they look a lot like Lenski's Mr. Small). ``I am taller,'' brags one, standing on a chair. ``But I am more terrifying,'' claims the other, donning a giant, toothy wolf head. Read full book review >
OH! by Josse Goffin
by Josse Goffin, illustrated by Josse Goffin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"Amusingly playful use of easily read images and bold, handsome design. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Crisply drawn illustrations fold out for a series of visual surprises, with a new item in each as the basis of the next transformation: as the first right-hand page unfolds, a pointing hand grasps the tail of a cheery alligator balancing a cup on his nose; on the next spread the cup opens to become a ship; the tail of the fish by the ship becomes the tail of a bird. Read full book review >