Stories grow in little hats...

... when you blow softly, they pop out.

Imagination is the most important thing in the world. It’s how you learn to color outside the lines.
Go explore. Head out there. Discover the world.

Hanneke van der Meer

Writer/illustrator, Somoiso

Lees! (Read!) magazine nominated for GPCM!

Lees! (Read!) magazine nominated for GPCM!

Hip hip! Somoiso's magazine Lees! (Read! - check issuu) was nominated for the Grand Prix Content Marketing Award. Not once, but twice! The GPCM awards are rewards for the best content marketing cases and the best content productions in Holland and Belgium. The Grand...

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Popular Professor

Popular Professor

Sir Steel is popular! In almost every country the app of this picture book-hero is featured by Apple. En lots of children help him build his hot air balloon.

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Illustration picture book ‘SSST!’

Illustration picture book ‘SSST!’

This is a test-illustration, especially for the new picture book 'SSST!' (dutch only). The story is almost finished, the illustrations are being created as we speak. This illustration is build up with layers. It's almost Photoshop in real life 🙂 The first layer is...

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Birthday countdown

Count down until you’re finally celebrate your birthday. Who wouldn’t love that? It’s even more fun with this countdown-garland.

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Check out GamesKeys

Our app ‘Sir Steel’ is also found via GamesKeys, together with a lot of app tips for kids.

App Store

Interactieve picturebooks for children in the age of 2-6 years: Somoiso in the App Store.


Picture books. On good old-fashioned paper. You can order them in our shop.


Free. Somoiso Freebies. Just push the download-button.

The sweet things that Somoiso makes

Somoiso creates the sweetest apps and picture books! And keeps you posted as well when we have a new release or a very good tip or review. All you have to do is sign up for our free newsletter.

‘Witchy & William is an exciting, animated and interactive picture book with beatiful illustrations and playful elements that support the story.’
Ilona Jens

Jury Media Toddler Award, Mediasmarties

‘Noa’s Stars is a perfectly designed app: the illustrations are like little fairytales. This is an interactive picture book to be enjoyed by all children.’
Romilde van Dongen

Editor Digidreumes, Digidreumes

‘The app Sir Steel shows that the peculiar illustrations by Van der Meer come into their own in animations. This witty app is the perfect addition to the picture book.’
Lisa van der Velden

Editor iCulture, iCulture


Noa is a little girl that loves to take you with her on one of her adventures. Between the stars. Under water. Will you join her?

Sir Steel

Sir Steel is a peculiar chap. He doesn’t fancy anything. At all. Except steel. He’s got some weird ideas as well… like creating an hot air balloon out of steel…

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