Doctor Me Di Cin
Roberto Piumini & Piet Grobler
Vertaler(s): L.M. Niskos
When Prince Ma La Di is ailing, his father summons Doctor Me Di Cin. The doctor prescribes a healthy dose of fresh air, but the prince refuses to leave the palace. Doctor Me Di Cin promises to find an herbal cure. Each day, he returns to the palace empty-handed but full of tantalizing news of all that he has seen. The prince is so intrigued by the reports that curiosity soon gets the best of him and outside he goes.
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Quotes from the press
“With one to two efficient sentences per page, it makes for a smooth choice for group sharing. Grobler’s simple, evocative illustrations do a wonderful job of setting the tone throughout the story.”
– School Library Journal
Roberto Piumini is well known for his literary translations, fairy tales, and poems, and his texts and songs for the theater. He has also published several novels and collections of stories for adults.
He lives in Milan, Italy.
Piet Grobler was born in South Africa. He studied graphic design and journalism and worked as a graphic designer and editor in the field of advertising and publications. Now a well-established artist, he has won many national and international prizes. These include a silver medal at the Noma Concours in 1997, the Octogone de Chine in 1999 and the Primo Alpi Apuane in 2000 as well as the Tiene Holloway Medal in 1997. Piet Grobler is Course Leader for illustration at the University of Worcester.