8 years +

The Stinky Tribe

26 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
La Tribu qui pue, by Elise Gravel and Magali Le Huche Have you heard of the stinky tribe? They’re a little gang of dirty children who live with their animal friends in huts made of sticks. There’s Laurent, the tall redhead with his two foxes, Lucie with her braids and her grass snake and tiny […] Read more»

Me And The Others

25 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Ta Race ! Moi et les autres, by Marie Desplechin and Betty Bone Who’s racist nowadays? Me, you, the others? Also, where does the idea of us belonging to different races come from? Aren’t we all human beings? A luminous book that sheds light on relationships with the other, differences and racial prejudice throughout history. […] Read more»

Björn And The Big Wide World

25 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Björn et le vaste monde, by Delphine Perret It’s spring again and Björn wakes up. The world has changed a little during the winter. Here are six entertaining new stories, in which our bear and his forest friends continue their exploration of the human world. After the success of his first six adventures, Björn continues […] Read more»

Forest-Heart Has Spoken

25 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Cœur-des-forêts a parlé, by Patrick Fischmann and Bruno Pilorget As soon as he’s born, Forest-Heart flees to the other side of the frozen river. The trees and animals warn him: the humans have forgotten that they were once bears, caribous, white owls. They only think of growing their city. The childtree-of-life will save their country. […] Read more»

Isabelle’s Winter

23 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
L’Hiver d’Isabelle, by Jeanne Macaigne Winter has settled in all around Isabelle and nobody knows why. Sadness and cold have penetrated through every hole of her house and permeated her empty life. She mopes about as if asleep, devoid of any dream or memory. She feels listless, with no past or future. Then a window rattles, […] Read more»

A Thousand Drawings In A Inkwell

14 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Mille dessins dans un encrier, by Alain Serres and Zaü Three children are fascinated by the artist working in their apartment building. He takes them to the best school of all: the streets of Paris! Under the aerial metro he teaches them perspective. At the market, he introduces them to movement… The children are very […] Read more»

Kéti Of The Red Land

14 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Kéti des Terres rouges, by Karim Ressouni-Demigneux and Bruno Pilorget Just 15 centimetres high, Kéti watches the world. His people’s numbers are dwindling as the city eats into the forest. Clinging to the wings of a butterfly, Kéti leads his community to a last haven of nature and peace. 48 pages hardcover picture book, 28.5 […] Read more»

The Incredibles

14 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Les Incroyables !, by David Melbeck and Aurélien Cantou If one is asking about pounds or the waterholes, you’ll be thinking about a still stretch of water, rather calm and boring. BUT, in fact, incredible things are happening here. Should you be a fan of science-fiction, detective stories, drama, or show-biz, glitters and red carpets… discover […] Read more»

The Bear And The Trapper

14 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
L’Ours et le trappeur, by Christophe Swal Taking place at the end of the 19th century, it tells the story of Jacques Poitier, a trapper, whose life changes when he crosses the path of Mortimer, a scary bear with a golden voice. The two characters form an unlikely friendship and the trapper decides to show […] Read more»

To Write Is To Draw

14 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Ecrire c’est dessiner, by Gaby Bazin Learning to write for a child often amounts to repeating lines of writing in order to assimilate the codes particular to the cursive style. Yet, before they start writing all children begin with drawing. This is the point of this book: how to start from drawing to progressively write. […] Read more»