Uwe Heidschötter (born 1978) is an acclaimed director, character designer and comic illustrator. His directorial debut, the short The Little Boy and the Beast (2009) and his TV movie The Gruffalo's Child (2011) have received countless awards at prestigious festivals such as The NY International Children's Film Festival, Chicago Film Festival, Annecy, Prix Jeunesse and Cartonn d'Or. He designed characters for Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet (2014), Revolting Rhymes (2016) and for Portand's stop-motion studio Laika. He is the illustrator of Box.
Every kid knows a cardboard box can be magic. But what if it could talk? This funny and fast-paced graphic novel celebrates friendship and the fun of building new things.
Matthew likes to build things. And invent things. So finding a box sitting in front of his house one day is a real stroke of …