Advent Calendar illustrated by Ninka Reittu takes us to a snowy wonderland
Ninka Reittu, the illustrator of this year’s Advent Calendar for the Scouts, wanted to create a Christmassy scene full of detail to bring joy to children.
The atmospheric scene of the Advent Calendar features domestic and wild animals out in a winter yard. The seed for the idea was planted already last winter.
“Last winter was really cold and we had almost a metre of snow. This got my children and I thinking about how animals in nature survive a harsh winter,” says Ninka Reittu. These thoughts inspired the idea for the Advent Calendar.
“Helping others and taking care of nature and animals were a natural choice for the theme of the illustration,” says Reittu.
Ninka Reittu is a popular children’s author and comic artist whose works include Ystäväni Pulla Vehnänen (‘Tully and Roly the Pony’) and the illustrations for the Prinsessa Pikkiriikki (‘Itty Bitty Princess’) series.