The Giant is Coming

The Giant is Coming

Metaichmio Publications | 2022 | Illustrations: Nicholas Hatzistamoulas


Once upon a time, the inhabitants of a small town learned that the giant Angougaran, the terror of the whole world, would soon be arriving. They had very little time to prepare and so they ran immediately to fortify their houses and to stock up on food as well as weapons with which to confront the enemy. Three days later a horrible noise was heard that made their houses shake and their windowpanes shatter. This was followed by an enormous shadow that blocked out the sun. And then, and then...

Winner of the Penelope Maximou prize of the Greek section of IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) – Greek Children’s Book Circle


Short list of Hartis magazine’s Children’s Book Prize