tag: birds

Good News From The World

2 mai, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Bonnes nouvelles du monde, by Alain Serres and illustrated by Nathalie Novi Old Theophrastus’ thousand birds bring him nothing but sad news of the world. Only the tiny hummingbird sees everything: an act of kindness here, an environmental victory there, a ray of hope… As a tribute to journalists around the world, Nathalie Novi painted her wonderful […] Read more»

The Bird

31 mars, 2016 Posted by Emilie
L’Oiseau, by Ingrid Chabbert, illustrated by Sabine Cazassus A story of friendship to inspire children to love forest creatures. What happens when a child and a bird find themselves nose to beak in a pocket-sized patch of forest? They move closer, quietly watch one another, then open their hearts. Soon the forest becomes the new friends’ favourite playground. A first book about nature […] Read more»

Quack

9 octobre, 2015 Posted by Emilie
Couac, by Emilie Vast and Angélique Friant Once he has broken out of his eggshell, this character, not quite the Ugly Duckling, discovers the world around him and other people’s opinions. Since the ducks reject him, he sets off in search of a more welcoming place. On his way he will have several encounters: an eagle, a penguin, a pelican… until the day he finally […] Read more»

Watching Wildlife

3 janvier, 2015 Posted by Stéphanie
J’Observe ! By François Lasserre and Jean-Philippe Paul Discover, Learn & Share Two picture-filled handbooks teeming with useful hints and tips for planning outings, making unforgettable discoveries and sharing wildlife sightings online. These compact, comprehensive books are the perfect pocket-sized companions to the numerous field guides that are often aimed at the informed enthusiast. 2 titles [&hellip Read more»

The Bird on the Branch

3 octobre, 2014 Posted by Hannele
L’oiseau sur la branche, by Anne Crausaz On a branch, as the seasons go by, week by week, 52 birds tell us how they live. Those who migrate, those who stay, and the way they eat. All this gives the opportunity to see a dazzling parade of feathers, contrasting sharply with the more restrained colour […] Read more»

The Flying Opera

26 septembre, 2014 Posted by Stéphanie
L’Opéra volant, by Carl Norac & illustrated by Vanessa Hié The moving story of a little girl and her bird friends who try and convince everyone they meet that art and poetry are necessary. A dreamer, a player, and a dancer, Birdy the bird is a born artist. For better or worse! One stormy day, […] Read more»

The Birds

26 septembre, 2014 Posted by Stéphanie
Les Oiseaux, by Julien Roux Julien Roux invites children and toddlers to marvel at the incredible diversity of bird species. In this big size picture book, amazing images come to life thanks to the colourful felt pens of Julien Roux, who invites children to observe the incredible diversity of bird species. We observe birds in […] Read more»

Colombine’s Song

26 septembre, 2014 Posted by Stéphanie
Le Chant de Colombine, by Emilie Vast A musical picture book by Emilie Vast Colombine wants to catch Pierrot’s attention. Page after page, bird after bird, she learns a different note from each of them. Finally, using them all together, she adds to the melody the words from a love song that will seduce her […] Read more»

The Disappearance

18 décembre, 2013 Posted by Catherine
La Disparition, by Agathe Frasson-Cochet A mother chaffinch goes in search of her fledglings, guided by the grand duke who saw them beneath the aqueduct, by the parrot who spotted them in the copse, by the duck who watched them crossing the pond… A short, funny story, illustrated with paper collage and gouache, in simple but […] Read more»

Feather

5 décembre, 2013 Posted by Hannele
Plume, by Isabelle Simler This title draws the portrait of birds, funny and stylized, in contrast with the drawing of their feathers, detailed and naturalistic. Filled with humour and tenderness, the book will be enjoyed for its details. One can feel like a collector, just like this mischievous tomcat, who just adores his fellows with […] Read more»