Count me out!

Children & Young Adult, Picture-Books, Picture-Books Age 4+, Children's Books, Children's Books Friends / Family

He has roared his last roar

Helene’s father doesn’t just speak like everyone else: everything he says comes out of him as a loud shout. Her father is rowdy just like his parents and his grandfather before him. “You’ll also become rowdy someday!” Helene’s mother says. But Helene doesn’t want this. “Count me out!” she declares before packing her suitcase and leaving her family. Finally, some peace and quiet. But is she gone for good?
This powerful picture book is for children like Helene, who go their own way and refuse to put up with things they don’t like and, even if this sometimes comes as a shock to their parents. A book to help children feel brave and to encourage them to set boundaries.

Moni Port

Moni Port, born in 1968, trained as a bookseller and went on to study communication design in Mainz. She is now an illustrator and book cover designer and lives with her family in Frankfurt.  

Philip Waechter

Philip Waechter, born in 1968, studied communication design with a focus on illustration in Mainz. He works as a freelance graphic designer and author in Frankfurt.

Count me out!

He has roared his last roar

Helene’s father doesn’t just speak like everyone else: everything he says comes out of him as a loud shout. Her father is rowdy just like his parents and his grandfather before him. “You’ll also become rowdy someday!” Helene’s mother says. But Helene doesn’t want this. “Count me out!” she declares before packing her suitcase and leaving her family. Finally, some peace and quiet. But is she gone for good?
This powerful picture book is for children like Helene, who go their own way and refuse to put up with things they don’t like and, even if this sometimes comes as a shock to their parents. A book to help children feel brave and to encourage them to set boundaries.

Bibliographic Data
32 pages, ISBN: 978-3-95470-248-0
First published 2021