“Evil can be the most fertile ground for good, and good can learn from the cleverness of evil,” Ungerer once said. To the end, he was determined to convert what happened in Europe during his childhood — the mess the adults had made — into something that would give comfort to children, without averting their gaze from the outrageous truth.”

Source: Tomi Ungerer Transformed Darkness With Whimsy and Glee


Tomi Ungerer, 1931-2019, author, illustrator, French,

website: /https://www.tomiungerer.com/