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An Interview with Annet Schaap and how her travels inspired Lampie and The Children of The Sea - Mini Travellers - Family Travel & Family Holiday Tips
Annet Schaap is one of the Netherlands best-loved illustrators. Her debut novel Lampie and The Children of The Sea has sold over 80,000 copies and won multiple prizes including the best Dutch Children’s Book of the Year. I completely fell in love with Lampie and the Children of the Sea – it’s a magical story with a feisty, determined heroine and a cast of intriguing characters. Lampie and the Children of the Sea is one of our recommended reads for June at Mini Travellers and I was thrilled to ask Annet some more questions about how her travels inspired this story. AD | I have been or could be if you click on a link in this post compensated via a cash payment, gift or something else of value for writing this post. See our full disclosure policy and privacy policy for more details. I really enjoyed reading Lampie and the Children of the Sea. You create such a fantastic cast of characters and I loved the quirky, fairytale feel to the story. I believe Lampie and the Children of the Sea was inspired by a lighthouse you saw when travelling with your young son. I’d love to know more …