Whether it's for children's books, grown-up documentaries, or tales of adventurous travel, multifaceted Barbara Rottiers has a way with words and drawings. In this exciting self-illustrated story, she introduces her new friend: Friedrich Wilhelm Alexander von Humboldt. 150 years ago, scientist and adventurer Alexander – Humbi to his friends – was one of the world’s most famous people and the founder of ‘ecology’. It is high time that this man full of passion for nature was pulled out from under the dust of history.
Barbara Rottiers: narrator & illustrator