Merlijne Marell graduated from the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam in 2009, with a bachelor’s degree in illustration. After two years working as an independent illustrator, she moved to Ghent to follow the master graphic design at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts. She has now completed this training and is working again as an independent illustrator.
Villains are evil. Unadulterated goobers always up to no good. Jacques Rogue is such a villain. At least he was raised that way. But is he actually so evil? Constantly? And why is he so? In his search for his own villainy Jacques Rogue leads the reader through a fairy-tale wood full of miraculous flowers...[more]
Read a lovely story about affirmation and turning of age in Leporello form! Okapi’s are small booklets to send like a postcard. In the fast growing series you will find beautiful illustrated cartoons, and various cut-out scrapbooks to create your own diorama, office garden, mobile or crown. Each...[more]
‘Trees began to sway, a few branches snapped off, and leaves scattered through the air. Little Owl was almost swept off his feet. No matter how hard he flapped his wings, the wind forced him backwards. The wind blew him back to the pond.’ When the full moon is high in the sky, Little Owl has the...[more]
He was there all of a sudden, and didn’t just leave again. He went up to Grandmother to introduce himself, that much he understood. “Jacques Rogue is my name. You better keep an eye on me.” And that’s what Grandmother did. She made sure he ate his vegetables. And saw to it that he behaved. She...[more]