The Beast in My Belly by Grzegorz Kasdepke


The Beast in My Belly by Grzegorz Kasdepke

There's A Beast in My Belly is a humorous, yet probing, story about a little girl and all of the mysterious stuff that goes on inside of her and all of the feelings she has. Some of these are uneasy and dark, of course. By discovering a beast in her belly, she cleverly relies on humor to explore her fears, both on her own and with others. This story is told by a master storyteller, whose every word is brought to life by the expressive charm and humor of the illustrations. Grzegorz Kasdepke is one of the most popular and highly awarded contemporary Polish writers for children and the author of more than thirty titles for young readers. Tomasz Kozlowski is a highly talented and well regarded Polish illustrator and graphic designer.


An amusing take on a universal human experience, one that should strike giggling chords among its readers. -- Kirkus Reviews Thanks to fabulously discerning, award-winning indie press Enchanted Lion Books, prolific Polish author Grzegorz Kasdepke makes a delightfully whimsical Stateside debut-in-translation. Artist Tomek Kozlowski charms Kasdepke's playfully beastly tale with ingenuity (he turns an illustration on its side to show the impossible is possible), movement (he uses double images to capture separate conversations with a squirrel and birds in a single sentence), and so much humor (you'll have to giggle over all that for yourself). -- Smithsonian Book Dragon

About the Author

Grzegorz Kasdepke (b. 1972) -- one of the most popular contemporary Polishwriters for children. Author of more than 30 titles for young readers, awarded with various prizes and mentions. Former chief editor of Swierszczyk -- one of the oldest and most important among Polish magazinesfor kids. Tomasz Kozlowski (b. 1969) -- illustrator and graphic designer. Graduatedfrom the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts and Design and has worked very successfully as an editorial and book illustrator since then.

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Publication date

2nd April 2015



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