19 pages - black/white version - He was born between eggs and in the beginning he really enjoyed himself. He saw each egg lift the lid and then a head emerged that looked a lot like his. They were... More > seven. Afterwards, he learned that he had three brothers and three sisters. Those were the eggs who showed their head after him. Along the way, he lost a brother and a sister. They were very small and couldn’t hold on to the nest on a very windy night. He didn’t know if their nest was big enough for all of them, but when the wind howled through the branches they had to hold on tight. He remembered the day he lost his brother and sister.< Less
21 pages - black/white version - Everyone knew his place and everyone knew the rules. No exceptions were made and everyone knew exactly what they wanted to achieve together. They lived in... More > peace side by side, and though the rules were clear, they had spontaneously added a few more. In this park, each name was pronounced with a 'tje' behind it. And when that failed, a ‘ke’ was added instead. No one asked questions about it. It was a habit to address each other this way, a nickname for big and small, young and old, with one exception.< Less
26 pages - black/white version - "Wake up," his mother shouted. "Your father is ready to leave." Santos turned around in his bed. His father would have to wait a little longer.... More > Every morning was the same. Was there nothing better to do than catching fish? Every day again, and again and again. "I’m coming," he muttered, but deep down he knew that his father would have to wait a little longer before they could leave. He had problems getting out of his bed nowadays and every morning he was grumpy and he felt more tired than the night before.
This wasn’t a bear’s life. There had to be more than this.< Less