Fatima’s phantasmagorical journey to a world without mineral oil


Children's Books

Jakob Winkler

Knesebeck Verlag

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24.0 x 34.0 cm
56 pages
Colour illustrations throughout


Mineral oil explained for children in a hidden picture book

‘How do we want to live?’ is the most pressing question of our age. In the days of pandemics and climate change, this book aims to depict urgently necessary future utopias and thus paint a picture of a future in a world that will still be worth living in. Illustrator Jakob Winkler examines how we handle mineral oil and what a world without massive oil consumption could look like. Protagonist Fatima takes readers old and young on a fascinating journey into the past and into a future without oil.


This large-format hidden picture book examines the subject of mineral oil from all sides while offering a positive perspective for the future

Shampoos, contact lenses or mobile phones the book shows what everyday objects contain mineral oil and raises awareness of the problems

An abstract and important topic, explained for the first time in a picture book, entertainingly and in a manner suitable for children

Jakob Winkler

Jakob Winkler has been drawing for as long as he can remember. 38 years old and Tirolean, he is fascinated by the wonders of the world, but concerned at many consequences of human action on our planet. He aims to counteract a pessimistic view of the future with positive utopias. He spent ten years working on his first book. Today, in his workshop for time travel, he continues to focus on imparting knowledge on and promoting positive change.
Agence Schweiger

Agence Schweiger