'Bartholomeus and his animal friends', edited in Holland by Nijgh&VanDitmar The Hague. Contact is appreciated with NO obligations, just to answer simple questions, thanks.

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Bartholomeus

1960

Bartholomeus is a children's book written by Hubertine Heijermans, illustrated with her pendrawings. Editor Nijgh&VanDitmar.  

Playing hide-and-seek

1960

Wulf and Misti play hide-and-seek in the forest.

'Perro' and ' Hannibal'

1960

Wise parrot 'Perro' tells tortoise Hannibal all he needs to know, before he starts hibernating and will sleep when it is Christmas.

Cat and dog

1960

A boy often plays with his dog and cat. The parrot 'Perro' gives advice, but Turky walks away. He has a Christmas trauma and is not playful. Hannibal the tortoise is sweet, but sleeps a lot. Hubertine Heijermans made 80 pen drawings to illustrate the events.  

Wulf is digging

1960

Wulf digs a hole, hoping to find his bone or catch the stranger who lately ran away with it.

Woollen slipper

1960

A woollen slipper serves as house for the mouse. He has TV and just did his washing, now drying outside. What more can a mouse want. 

Fridge

1960

Misti opens his fridge and cheese packages risk falling out with other snacks for mice.

Turky

1960

'Turky' very unhappy towards Christmas leaves in a hurry.

On skis

1960

'Turky' walks on skis, towards Christmas anything is possible. 

'Perro' the Parrot

1960

'Perro' the Parrot receives piles of presents for his birthday.

Cupboard of a bed

1960

Next to the bed of mouse 'Misti' lots of presents pile up.... he decides to be ill a bit longer. 

Giant Mouse

1960

Mouse Misti sees a GIANT MOUSE...

Christmas.tree

1960

Wulf finds a bone under the decorated tree and thinking it is his Christmas present starts eating it.. but it is a claw of Turky who is hiding. 

Turky the turkey

1960

A frightened and scorched 'Turky' is looking in a mirror.

Parrot gives advice

1960

Perro advices Turky to write a simple WARNING on his board, as nothing is written now.

Hannibal

1960

Hannibal the tortoise still walks quietly, as the bad news is not known yet.

Cat Eveline

1960

The wind lifts the umbrella into the air with cat Eveline hanging on.

Mouse with lasso

1960

Mouse 'Misti' takes his lasso just in case he would meet a hostile ennemy, and indeed discovers strange imprints in the snow.

Mouse leaves his house

1960

Mouse Misti gets out in the dark and has taken a salt box with him, because it's superstition that you can keep an Ennemi at bay, who might even fall in the hole Wulf has been digging that afternooon. But in the dark he took the pepper box, and anything might happen to Misti now, after this big mistake.

Misti is ill

1960

Misti is ill for a long time, but he receives lot's of presents to console him.