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The one who wake the sun up
Martin Baltscheit
Illustrations by Christoph Mett
Bookbinding: hardcover
Size: 20,5 x 29,5 cms
ISBN: 978-84-96646-39-1
Age: 5 years old and up
PRICE:  13.08 €

“The night was cold. The pile of manure was high. I had never woken the Sun up before. Mother was at the gate of the stable, nodding to me. She thought I was able to do everything. I crowed. The Sun came out. I had woken it up”.


Like always, Martin Baltscheit gets close to the reader with irony and a sense of humor, dealing with the topic of vanity without falling into superficiality and trite moral.



When his father dies, the rooster of the farm inherits his job: waking up the Sun. Proud of it, he applies himself to do it, and he indeed makes the sun come out every single day at six in the morning with his powerful  cock-a-doodle-doo. Until other animals’ comments (some of them quite scientific, some of them just offensive) convince him that his crowing is useless, because the Sun comes out by itself every morning.  Feeling blue, he decided not to crow any longer, but then the farmer appears, demanding his work to be done; that means he must crow, not to wake the Sun up, but to wake all the farm up, so that they could start everyday activity.



“A master-class about humility that leaks irony ,in a picture book with a “serious” look, brilliantly illustrated, with cartoonish characters and a beautiful setting” (CLIJ, Children and Young Adults’ Literature Notebooks).

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