Quotes & reviews

Let’s start a Forest

‘These poems are a refreshing punch in the face, enough to make you smile. Hoorah for Jaap Robben!’ Edward van de Vendel

`Poet Jaap Robben and illustrator Benjamin Leroy, two young colts who completed the course friskily and playfully, but also flawlessly and surprisingly maturely.’ Jury report: Golden Owl Children’s and Youth Literature Prize 2009

 `In my opinion, this exquisite anthology opens another window on this chaotic world, and children could well discover a love of life in poetry after reading it.’ Frank Groothof

 `With his invitingly light-footed tone and surprisingly simple language, his poemstestify to a heartfelt wonderment at the childhood spirit.’  De Groene Amsterdammer

 `Jaap Robben poses stimulating questions that are simultaneously both childishly down to earth and philosophical. (…) they set one thinking.’ de Volkskrant

 `In this collection resounds a voice to keep listening out for.’  Trouw

`A future children’s classic.’ Dagblad van het Noorden

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