Truth or Nonsense?

Children & Young Adult, Picture-Books, Picture-Books Age 6+, Non-Fiction Children

14 questions, 28 answers and lots of silliness

Shamans research shame, people who keep secrets are always farting, radiologists collect radios, and mosquitos bite us as revenge for killing so many of their relatives. Right?! Tanja Esch wants to answer our tricky, everyday questions – but there is a twist! For each question, there are two answers: one is fact and the other is pure fiction. But which is which? A nonsense-guessing book for brainiacs, both small and big.


• Factual knowledge, nonsense and guessing fun - all in one book
• Fabulously absurd explanations and cool illustrations
• Invites everyone to work together as a team


Tanja Esch

Tanja Esch, born in 1988, studied book illustration in Hamburg, and now draws for children’s books and magazines. She creates comics for children, delivers readings and workshops, and organizes comic book festivals for younger readers. She likes to ride her bike and loves coconut ice cream and Indian cuisine.

Truth or Nonsense?

14 questions, 28 answers and lots of silliness

Shamans research shame, people who keep secrets are always farting, radiologists collect radios, and mosquitos bite us as revenge for killing so many of their relatives. Right?! Tanja Esch wants to answer our tricky, everyday questions – but there is a twist! For each question, there are two answers: one is fact and the other is pure fiction. But which is which? A nonsense-guessing book for brainiacs, both small and big.


• Factual knowledge, nonsense and guessing fun - all in one book
• Fabulously absurd explanations and cool illustrations
• Invites everyone to work together as a team


Bibliographic Data
40 pages, ISBN: 978-3-95470-245-9
First published 2021