White Swans, Black Swans
Posted 4 years ago and submitted by Rachelle Meyer | Share link: http://illo.cc/69571

I’ve been chanting this Dutch nursery rhyme in my head a lot over the past year as I walked the streets of Amsterdam with my mind on the United Kingdom – and even more so over the past couple of weeks. There are such striking parallels to current events, I felt compelled to translate and illustrate it. You’ll find the English translation at the top, and the original Dutch version follows it.

Rachelle Meyer
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0)64 186 13 81

I'm an American illustrator living in Amsterdam. My work has been used for best-selling authors such as Dave Eggers, Audrey Niffenegger, and Nick Ortner, and I work for publishers … Show more.

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Member since 27th February, 2014
Kinderjury 2018, Nominated Hotze de Roosprijs 2018, Finalist Alexander Patterson Cappon Fiction Prize
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