Dimitris Kassaris The Winterhouse

Dimitris Kassaris The Winterhouse

picture book | 6+ 

Dimitris Kassaris The Winterhouse
Illustrated by Vassilis Papatsarouchas
with music by Nikos Xanthoulis

The book | Τhe Winterhouse is not a house like all the others. Every single thing inside it has a soul, and above all its door is open to anyone who wants to enter. A musical-poetic fairy-tale about the true values of life: about helping one another, sharing, being generous and loving.

The author | Dimitris Kassaris comes from Mytilene, on the island of Lesvos. He studied musical theory and gained a diploma in classical singing. He then worked as a music teacher in secondary education and in 1994 became an established member of the National Opera’s chorus. He has taken the lead vocal role in numerous productions, chiefly for the children’s stage and in chamber opera, along with other well-known lyrical artistes. He has also worked with leading artistes in the world of Greek song. He has written a collection of poems and several books for children, of which «The Little Theatre of the Sky» was proposed for the State Children’s Book Prize in 2005. In the same year he won the Greek Children’s Book Circle Prize for «The Fat Ladies», which was also proposed for the 2005 State Children’s Book Prize.

A musical fairy-tale from the mighty pen of Dimitris Kassaris and the tireless brush of Vassilis Papatsarouchas A dreamlike story about love, sharing and generosity. The CD that comes with the book bears the seal of Nikos Xanthoulis’s superb music and Lila Moutsopoulou’s giſt s as a narrator.

ISBN: 978-960-219-319-8 • Price: 14,08 € • 21x29 cm. • Pages: 32