Hakuin Publishing Company

Der Walbub, Alex Schauwecker

Style & Shape

    • "Der Walbub" is a contemporary, imaginative and intelligent story book for kids. Beautifully illustrated it subtly touches upon key societal question such as urban development (gentrification) and how they changed the everyday reality. 


    Material & Dimensions

    • Language German
    • Hardcover
    • Book format: width 240 mm × hight 170 mm
    • 208 pages
    • Hakuin Verlag Publishing Company


    Delivery & Conditions

    • Prices include Swiss VAT. Shipping price calculated at checkout.
    • Quick delivery normally within 5 workdays


      Brand & Designer

      The Hakuin Publishing Company was founded in 2009. As a result of collaboration between artists from Hamburg, London, and Zurich. The company was founded in order to independently publish the collective's and it's friends self-determined own ideas in limited editions.

      Alex Schauwecker, the author and illustrator of the book, was born in Kyoto, Japan. He spent the first 7 years of his life in Japan and then moved to Switzerland. Today, he works as a graphic designer and artist in Berlin and Zurich. Alex Schauwecker as the "Walbub" in the story is constantly on the road with his skateboard.

      Origin: Switzerland

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