Leap of faith: an interview with Max Velthuijs

De Rijke, Victoria and Hollands, Howard (2006) Leap of faith: an interview with Max Velthuijs. Children's literature in education, 37 (2). pp. 185-197. ISSN 1573-1693

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Abstract

The now late great Max Velthuijs was filmed in April 2004 discussing his work with Victoria de Rijke and Howard Hollands, who began the interview expecting Max to be working under certain artistic and cultural influences, none of which seemed to be the case! Max describes what brought him home to Andersen Press, the freedom of children's picturebooks and his particular way of working, the irony of the white canvas, his attachment to certain symbolic motifs such as apples and blackbirds, and his affinity with the creatures that make up the universally popular and internationally acclaimed Frog series.

Item Type:Article
Research Areas:Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Health and Education > Education
Middlesex University Schools and Centres > Centre for Education Research and Scholarship (CERS)
Middlesex University Schools and Centres > School of Health and Education > Education > Museum and Gallery Education group
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