If you ever go to the great city of Delaunay, take a left at the Duchess’s palace and cross the Bridge of Spires, and here you will find The Incredible Hotel.
Everything runs like clockwork, thanks to Stefan the kitchen porter, who brews the coffee every morning, and dreams of being a chef. Until the morning of the Grand Ball, when a fire starts in the kitchen just as the Duchess of Delaunay arrives …
This book is suitable for children between 4 and 7 years of age
The Incredible Hotel is a stunning, nostalgic picture book about a beautiful hotel and the people who stay, live and work there. With a style that evokes Wes Anderson-esque imaginary worlds, this is a timeless tale to read again and again from the award winning illustrator of ‘JOY‘. Each time you read it you will notice new details – look out for the cat and mouse hiding on every page, who have their own little story to tell!
Kate Davies is a writer and editor of children’s books. She lives and works in London.
Isabelle Follath lives in Zurich, Switzerland with her husband, her daughter and her dog. She has been working as a freelance illustrator for advertising agencies, magazines and publishers for over 15 years, but Joy is her first picture book for children. Her work mainly uses ink, pencils and watercolour, alongside digital techniques.