World Press Photo Candidate

The newspaper

After a day of work, I just rode the train home. I read the newspaper Metro, which apparently recently became the biggest newspaper of the Netherlands. The largest article, in the centre of the page, with the title “Handpop Happy Monkey helpt peuters Engels leren” (“Hand puppet Happy Monkey helps toddlers learn English”), tells about how a teacher uses a hand puppet to teach 3-year-olds English. The picture, however, is what caught my attention. Below you can find a zoomed in version. Continue reading