15 years+

Nature Crib Sheets

2 mai, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Antisèches nature, by François Lassere, Candice Hayat, David Melbeck, Jampur Fraize Why haven’t birds got teeth? Do animals have bogeys too? Why is snow white? Does the female praying mantis really eat the male? Why are leaves green? Children ask so many questions! Answering them can be a challenge for parents, grandparents, teachers and those […] Read more»

Nature Express

3 avril, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Minute Nature, by Julien Perrot A plant with carnivorous seeds, a moorhen that’s not a hen, a doting dad blackbird, aliens that jump around in dead leaves… nature is full of surprises! With his usual enthusiasm, the editor of La Salamandre magazine invites you on a weekly discovery tour of your local surroundings to find […] Read more»

This Is My Sketchbook

24 octobre, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Ceci est mon carnet de dessin, by Laurent Corvaisier Laurent Corvaisier has allowed us to dip into the sketch books he fills day by day and choose these 80 unique drawings. We found Italian gardens, Turkish portraits and the streets of Paris rendered in chalk, watercolours and ink. A wonderful journey that will inspire the reader […] Read more»

The Albatross

24 octobre, 2016 Posted by Emilie
L’Albatros, by Charles Baudelaire, illustrated by Mathilde Magnan The Albatross is probably one of Baudelaire’s most famous poems from The Flowers of Evil collection. It is also one of the most comprehensible because of its universal subject: how one can find his or her place in the world. This great text and its powerful illustrations offer […] Read more»

Journey To The Center Of The Earth

24 octobre, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Voyage au centre de la terre, by Jules Verne, illustrated by Isabelle Simler Journey to the Center of the Earth is one of Jules Verne’s greatest masterpieces. Isabelle Simler’s vibrant and meticulous illustrations were added to this captivating text. From full-page images, rich in detail, to the delicate illustrations ending the chapters, the drawings beautifully transpose […] Read more»

World Food for Babies

30 mars, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Une Cuisine du monde pour les bébés, by Anne Kerloc’h, illustrated by Judith Gueyfier and Zaü This book takes readers on a world tour of cookery for very young children, aged six months to two years. Whether crunchy, finely chopped, or smooth, the recipes are just right for little mouths, even without teeth! Each page also has a version to suit the […] Read more»

Against Barbarism

30 mars, 2016 Posted by Emilie
J’Atteste, by Abdellatif Laâbi, illustrated by Zaü In a few powerful words, the great poet Abdellatif Laâbi argues the case for peace and humanism. His words of hope run alongside an account of the Paris attacks. In the aftermath of the horror, this is a key text to share and discuss with children. 44 pages hardcover picture book, 16 x 23 cm Read more»

Family Fun Nature

9 octobre, 2015 Posted by Hannele
La nature en famille, by Patrick Luneau A new collection of outdoor activities for families. Parents, grandparents, teachers and play leaders will find these books a treasure trove of practical ideas for teaching children about nature and helping them to develop their observation skills. Awareness and fun for all ages! Each book begins with a […] Read more»

Moonlight Creatures

9 octobre, 2015 Posted by Hannele
Passeurs de lune, Wild animals’ secret night lives, by Eric Médard Each night brings fear of the dark. Doors and shutters are locked against the night. But that’s when dozens of wild animals come out to run, fly or swim. Is it possible to capture the elusive dance of furry and feathered nocturnal creatures without disturbing […] Read more»

Wild Orchids

9 octobre, 2015 Posted by Hannele
Sauvages orchidées, photos and text by David and Séverine Greyo An original book dedicated to photographing the most beautiful and astonishing of our wild flowers: orchids! The nature-loving authors share their unconditional love of these plants with a very special biology. A journey that takes them from the high mountain pastures to the Mediterranean scrubland. […] Read more»