Does This Happen to Everyone? is an empathetic and entertaining publication that radiates joy, imaginativeness, and fun. In it, photo artist Jan von Holleben and writer Antje Helms provide answers to the most important questions about puberty in words and images that are relaxed and uninhibited, yet suitable for children. The book takes questions, worries, and fears seriously and responds to them in a direct, yet sensitive way that anyone can understand.
Does This Happen to Everyone? is published in American English and British English versions that reflect local vocabulary and circumstances.
Jan von Holleben’s ability to create original images to represent abstract topics is in high demand from agencies and editors around the world. His work is regularly featured in notable newspapers and magazines such as Dazed & Confused, Die Zeit, and Neon. Trained as an educator, von Holleben often works with children and young people. With Does This Happen to Everyone?, he has finally realized a project he has dreamed about for years.
Antje Helms works as a freelance journalist with a focus on topics related to family, natural sciences, and travel. She also develops editorial concepts and is responsible for creating the model for Dein Spiegel, the youth edition of Germany’s most widely read weekly news magazine Der Spiegel.