Launch of New Maurits Mouse Children’s Book during Museum Night Kids
The new picture book Maurits Mouse and Rembrandt will be launched at the Mauritshuis during Museum Night Kids on Saturday 16 March. During a special reading, the book’s authors Ingrid and Dieter Schubert will be presenting a first copy to none other than Maurits Mouse himself. The book is published by Leopold Publishers in collaboration with the Mauritshuis and ties in with the celebratory year Rembrandt & the Dutch Golden Age.
Maurits Mouse and Rembrandt - Ingrid & Dieter SchubertMaurits Mouse lives in the big house. Every evening, after everyone has left, he keeps watch. And now his friends are in turmoil. A tiny hole has appeared in the wall beneath the old man…
Presentation 16 March at 5.30 p.m.
During a special presentation, Ingrid and Dieter Schubert will be reading from their new picture book and signing copies. There will be additional readings at 6.30pm and 7.30pm. A special programme full of fun activities for children aged 12 and under has been organised at the Mauritshuis for Museum Night Kids. They can pick up a brush and have a go at painting in the painting workshop, put pen to paper in the rap workshop or put their hands and feet to work in the breakdance workshop.
Golden Room Mauritshuis
Maurits MouseMaurits Mouse and Rembrandt is the sequel to the children’s book Maurits Mouse published in 2014. Over the last few years, the Mauritshuis has developed various activities for its youngest visitors around the character of Maurits Mouse, as illustrated and brought to life by Ingrid and Dieter Schubert. Maurits Mouse is the museum’s guide for children 3-7 years old, and he also plays a role at birthday parties. Maurits Mouse even has his own little mouse hole in the museum’s Golden Room.
Maurits Mouse and Rembrandt is published by Leopold in collaboration with the Mauritshuis.
Maurits Mouse and Rembrandt | Ingrid & Dieter Schubert | ISBN 978 90 258 7696 8 | € 15.99 | Picture Book | Available in Dutch and English in our webshop form 16 March.