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Viviane Schwarz - Author

About the Author

Viviane Schwarz is the author-illustrator of the highly acclaimed picture books There Are Cats in this Book and There Are No Cats in this Book, both of which were shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal (2009, 2012), Is There a Dog in This Book? and How to Find Gold.

The Adventures of a Nose was shortlisted for the V&A illustration Award and her debut graphic novel The Sleepwalkers was nominated for the British Comics Awards.

She is also the illustrator of Cheese Belongs to You! and I Am Henry Finch, both written by friend and fellow picture book maker, Alexis Deacon. She lives in London.

Find Viviane online at Instagram and read more information about the author and illustrator here.

Featured books by Viviane Schwarz

Other books by Viviane Schwarz

How to Be on the Moon

How to Be on the Moon

Author: Viviane Schwarz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2020

Anna and Crocodile are back in a brand-new companion title to How to Find Gold. Praise for How to Find Gold: This book is gold, put it on your bookshelf where it can be easily found and treasure it! - Chris Riddell, Children's Laureate In the sequel to the bestselling How to Find Gold, best friends Anna and Crocodile are going on another intrepid adventure - this time, to the moon! But soaring into the space is no simple task. To start with, it's very far away. Then there's the not-so-simple matter of building a rocket. And there are the sandwiches to make for the journey. But when Anna and Crocodile set their sights on something, nothing can stand in their way... Bursting with sharp, funny dialogue and illuminated by Viviane's out-of-this-world illustrations, this is a story that celebrates irrepressible curiosity and the magic of imaginative play.

Animals with Tiny Cat

Animals with Tiny Cat

Author: Viviane Schwarz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2020

Let's make animal noises with Tiny Cat - the loveable feline from Viviane Schwarz's There Are Cats in This Book, There Are No Cats in This Book and Counting with Tiny Cat. Tiny Cat is playing dress-up! She rolls up in a rug to become a snake - hiss! And with booties on her paws, she's a horse - neigh! In fact, with oodles of imagination, Tiny Cat can be any animal she wants to be! But does Tiny Cat have what it takes to be a fearless lion? Find out in this inventive picture book with an abundance of visual humour! From the ever original and wonderfully playful Viviane Schwarz comes a laugh-out-loud, theatrical first animal book to inspire the youngest of readers in their own imaginative play.

How to Be on the Moon

How to Be on the Moon

Author: Viviane Schwarz Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2019

Anna and Crocodile are back in a brand-new companion title to How to Find Gold. Praise for How to Find Gold: This book is gold, put it on your bookshelf where it can be easily found and treasure it! Chris Riddell, Children's Laureate In the sequel to the bestselling How to Find Gold, best friends Anna and Crocodile are going on another intrepid adventure - this time, to the moon! But soaring into the space is no simple task. To start with, it's very far away. Then there's the not-so-simple matter of building a rocket. And there are the sandwiches to make for the journey. But when Anna and Crocodile set their sights on something, nothing can stand in their way... Bursting with sharp, funny dialogue and illuminated by Viviane's out-of-this-world illustrations, this is a story that celebrates irrepressible curiosity and the magic of imaginative play.

Animals with Tiny Cat

Animals with Tiny Cat

Author: Viviane Schwarz Format: Board book Release Date: 01/01/2019

Let's make animal noises with Tiny Cat - the loveable feline from Viviane Schwarz's There Are Cats in This Book, There Are No Cats in this Book and Counting with Tiny Cat. From the ever original and wonderfully playful Viviane Schwarz comes a laugh-out-loud, theatrical first animal board book for the very youngest of readers. Tiny Cat is playing dressing-up! She rolls up in a rug to become a snake - hiss! And with booties on her paws, she's a horse - neigh! In fact, with oodles of imagination, Tiny Cat can be any animal she wants to be! But does Tiny Cat have what it takes to be a fearless lion? Find out in this inventive picture book with an abundance of visual humour!

Counting with Tiny Cat

Counting with Tiny Cat

Author: Viviane Schwarz Format: Board book Release Date: 01/03/2018

Let's count with Tiny Cat - the completely adorable feline from Viviane Schwarz's Kate Greenaway shortlisted There Are Cats in This Book and There Are No Cats in this Book. From the endlessly innovative and playful Viviane Schwarz comes a very funny first counting book with a wonderfully feline twist in the tail! At first Tiny Cat has none. Then, what's that? One! Two! Three! And ... four! Oops, bonk, now there's more! Soon Tiny Cat has as many red balls of wool as you can get. Then some extra. Too many...?! Will Tiny Cat ever have just enough? With very few words - and loads of visual humour - counting has never been so much fun!

Animals with Tiny Cat

Animals with Tiny Cat

Author: Viviane Schwarz Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2018

Let's make animal noises with Tiny Cat - the loveable feline from Viviane Schwarz's There Are Cats in This Book, There Are No Cats in this Book and Counting with Tiny Cat. From the ever original and wonderfully playful Viviane Schwarz comes a laugh-out-loud, theatrical first animal book for the very youngest of readers. Tiny Cat is playing dressing-up! She rolls up in a rug to become a snake -hiss! And with booties on her paws, she's a horse - neigh! In fact, with oodles of imagination, Tiny Cat can be any animal she wants to be! But does Tiny Cat have what it takes to be a fearless lion? Find out in this inventive picture book with an abundance of visual humour!

Counting with Tiny Cat

Counting with Tiny Cat

Author: Viviane Schwarz Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/03/2017

Let's count with Tiny Cat - the completely adorable feline from Viviane Schwarz's Kate Greenaway shortlisted There Are Cats in This Book and There Are No Cats in this Book. From the endlessly innovative and playful Viviane Schwarz comes a very funny first counting book with a wonderfully feline twist in the tail! At first Tiny Cat has none. Then, what's that? One! Two! Three! And ... four! Oops, bonk, now there's more! Soon Tiny Cat has as many red balls of wool as you can get. Then some extra. Too many...?! Will Tiny Cat ever have just enough? With very few words - and loads of visual humour - counting has never been so much fun!

How to Find Gold

How to Find Gold

Author: Viviane Schwarz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/01/2017

LET'S FIND GOLD, said Anna. That would be dangerous and difficult, said Crocodile. Good! said Anna. Let's go! This book is gold, put it on your bookshelf where it can be easily found and treasure it! Chris Riddell, Children's Laureate From the award-winning picture book creator of There Are Cats in This Book comes a story of imaginative play and of two friends, Anna and Crocodile, who are on the hunt for gold. But finding gold isn't easy. Oh no! It's dangerous and difficult... Just what will the two friends discover? Teeming with adventurous spirit and boasting wonderfully funny dialogue, this story introduces two unforgettable characters in a gorgeous, classic new art style from Viviane Schwarz, one of the most innovative and creatively inspired picture book makers of today.

How to Find Gold

How to Find Gold

Author: Viviane Schwarz Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2016

An uplifting celebration of friendship and a powerful depiction of imaginative play, this is the tale of two thrill-seeking friends on a mission ... a mission to find gold. LET'S FIND GOLD, said Anna. That would be dangerous and difficult, said Crocodile. Good! said Anna. Let's go! From the award-winning picture book creator of There are Cats in This Book comes a story of imaginative play and of two friends, Anna and Crocodile, who are on the hunt for gold. But finding gold isn't easy. Oh no! It's dangerous and difficult and requires planning. First, they must master their secret-keeping faces. Then Anna must pick up Crocodile, to be sure she's strong enough to carry all the gold. Finally, they must draw the whole world together, with an X that marks the spot, before sailing off in their boat. What will the two friends discover? Teeming with adventurous spirit and boasting wonderfully funny dialogue, this story introduces two unforgettable characters in a gorgeous, classic new art style from Viviane Schwarz, one of the most innovative and creatively inspired picture book makers of today.

Is There a Dog in This Book?

Is There a Dog in This Book?

Author: Viviane Schwarz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2015

In this third title in the extraordinarily inventive, brilliantly interactive Cats series from award-winning illustrator Viviane Schwarz - our three favourite picture book cats Tiny, Moonpie and Andre make a new furry friend... Another brilliantly interactive book full of flaps and surprises from the award-winning creator of There Are Cats in this Book and There Are No Cats in this Book. Tiny, Moonpie and Andre smell something funny ... but what can it be? Wait, hang on a second, is it a DOG? Is there a dog in this book?! Oh no! The cats are scared of dogs! Dogs are snappy and yappy, smelly and noisy and ... they hate cats. So, they all try and hide from him - behind the couch, under the piano, in the wardrobe... Will the little doggy ever find them? An irresistibly fun book for cat (and dog) lovers!

Is There a Dog in This Book?

Is There a Dog in This Book?

Author: Viviane Schwarz Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2014

In this third title in the extraordinarily inventive, brilliantly interactive Cats series from award-winning illustrator Viviane Schwarz - our three favourite picture book cats Tiny, Moonpie and Andre make a new furry friend... Another brilliantly interactive book from the award-winning creator of There Are Cats in this Book and There Are No Cats in this Book, this is the story of three little cats who smell something funny ... but what can it be? Wait, hang on a second, is it a DOG? Is there a dog in this book?! Oh no! Tiny, Moonpie and Andre the cats are SCARED of dogs! Dogs are snappy and yappy, smelly and noisy and ... they HATE cats. So, they all try and hide from him - behind the couch, under the piano, in the wardrobe... Will the little doggy ever find them? Brimming with fantastic flaps and surprises, this is an irresistibly fun book for cat (and dog) lovers!

There Are No Cats in This Book

There Are No Cats in This Book

Author: Viviane Schwarz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2011

A charming picture book with fantastic pop-out and photographic features, featuring three of the most lovable cats around. Our furry friends from There Are Cats in This Book - Tiny, Moonpie and Andre - have returned, and this time they are filled with the spirit of adventure - they are off to see the world! They have their suitcases packed and are ready to set off - but they can't seem to get out of the book. They try pushing their way out, and jumping their way out but nothing works. Finally they decide to WISH themselves out and they are going to need your help!

There Are Cats in This Book

There Are Cats in This Book

Author: Viviane Schwarz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2009

If you're feeling feline-friendly, this may be just the novelty book for you. When did you last play with cats ... inside a book?! The cats in this book want to have fun, and by turning the pages and flipping the flaps you can play their favourite games with them! Tiny, Moonpie and Andre love wool to tangle with, cardboard boxes to hide in, pillow fights ... and fish! But where there are fish, there is also water - lots of it. So who's going to rescue the cats from the giant floodwave? You are, of course!

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