Ole Könnecke is one of Germany’s leading children’s book illustrators and authors. He has published numerous books with Gecko Press including The Big Book of Words and Pictures, The Big Book of Animals of the World, You Can Do It, Bert and Sports Are Fantastic Fun.
For the release his book Dulcinea in the Forbidden Forest, Ole took over the Gecko Press Instagram account to show behind the scenes of creating the story and characters.
Hi, I’m Ole Könnecke. I live in Hamburg, Germany. Normally, I don’t sit on the dining table.
Here are some of the drawings I did for Dulcinea in the Forbidden Forest.
But before the drawing comes the story
And, voilá, the book is finished…
Dulcinea in the Forbidden Forest is available now from wherever you buy or consume your books and on our website. Other books available by Ole Könnecke include The Big Book of Words and Pictures, The Big Book of Animals of the World, You Can Do It, Bert and Sports Are Fantastic Fun.
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