Little Leopard

Gur Ilany
Gur Ilany

Hadar Reuven
Hadar Reuven

Marvel illustrations!

Little Leopard, like any baby, exciting with his first steps of independence. Every effort of the leopard cub is critical, and so every success is a heady one, described in a sweet way that encouraging toddlers.

2014 | 26 pp. | Age 3+ | English translation available | Rights Sold: Hebrew

Undoubtedly an upcoming toddlers’ hit […] An impressive book, engaging the young readers in perceiving, exploring, leaving them surprised and impressed. It builds literary momentum, with originality and a spectacular design. A convincing portrayal of an animal in its natural habitat, touching and sensitive.” – Yotam Schwimmer, Ynet, news site

“The book’s pages radiate true love for nature and wildlife.” – David Rapp, Ha’aretz, daily newspaper

“A special book, minimalist on words and with plenty of beauty.” – Maya Levine, Ha’aretz books

“A toddler’s picture book sophisticated in such an arty, stylish way. The leopard’s independence is described in a natural, calm way.” – Tamar Hochshtater, HaPinkas, journal

Gur Ilany grew up in a house packed with wild animals in the desert, south Israel. His father, a known cat’s zoologist (also known as “the Israeli Gerald Durell”), regularly brought home various mammals, among them a leopard cub. Ilany left the desert in 1998, to study visual communications in Wizo College of Design, Israel, and film & television in VCA, Melbourne, Australia. He lives in Israel, spends his time developing games and writing.

Hadar Reuven is a gifted artist. Her creative and artistic talent were already recognized at childhood, and at age of 14 she was invited to participate in a Program of Sciences and Arts for Gifted Students – Weizmann Institute of Science. She exhibits her art and illustration in solo exhibitions and group exhibitions throughout the world.