tag: family

My Dinosaur’s Called Darwin

25 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Mon dinosaure s’appelle Darwin, by Didier Lévy and Kotimi Darwin, a child’s cuddly dinosaur, tells him the most wonderful story, one that began millions of years ago on the ocean floor. Then, gradually, over the millennia, some fish began to grow legs and others, wings. Evolution continued its fabulous adventure, until one day a man […] Read more»

Ducks On A Trip

14 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
La Promenade des canards, by Claire Garralon It’s hard to make out anything but blue squares, green rectangles or maybe yellow crescents in this mess of geometric shapes. Enters Claire Garralon to sort it out, and a duck and its ducklings appear! Off goes the little family on a trip among coloured figures that turn […] Read more»

Kidnapping In Bogey Village!

2 mai, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Kidnapping au village des crottes de nez ! , by Mrzyk & Moriceau Do you remember the Bogey village? Dive back into this wacky universe’s wild new adventure by Mrzyk & Moriceau! In the previous «Panic At Bogey Village», the Boulette family had been kidnapped by a giant finger. In this new story, little readers will […] Read more»

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»

You & I

3 avril, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Toi, moi, nous, by Lorea De Vos The birth of the little brother… or is it a little sister? Through the maternity with Daddy meeting the baby. 20 pages boardbook with die-cuts, 18 x 18 cm Read more»

Idriss’ Marble

3 avril, 2017 Posted by Emilie
La bille d’Idriss, by René Gouichoux and illustred by Zaü Idriss and his mother flee poverty and war; they trudge down endless roads, crawl under barbed wire and board a rickety boat… But Idriss cares only about one thing: his marble. Let’s hope it brings him luck. A picture book without words to help tackle the […] Read more»

The Grimacing Frog

3 avril, 2017 Posted by Emilie
La grenouille qui grimace, by Ghislaine Herbéra Nomi doesn’t want to eat her peanut soup. Nin decides to mime for her the story of the grimacing frog: the frog who didn’t want to eat its slug soup. Jumping from one to the next, she lists a number of animals that don’t appeal to her. Then, […] Read more»

The Tree and The Moon Shadow

3 avril, 2017 Posted by Emilie
L’arbre et l’ombre de la lune, by Hélène Romano and illustred by Adolie Day Suicide is the second cause of mortality among adults. A child is distressed and powerless when facing this traumatic situation. In treating the child, speaking is more than necessary, it’s vital. This resilient picture book frees speech on what suicide represents, […] Read more»

Big Dog, Small Dog

26 octobre, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Gros chien, Petit chien, by Claire Garralon Big Dog and Small Dog are leaving for a walk. On their way they cross paths with other animals who call them by names, some nicer than others. It hurts them eventually. Luckily, when coming back home they know their mother is expecting them. And she only speaks […] Read more»

My Planet

24 octobre, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Ma Planète, by Emmanuelle Houdart The story begins early one morning in a child’s bedroom, with the protagonist slowly waking up. Around him, a variety of toys, a cheerful mess, full of different things the reader will have fun spotting over the following pages. The young boy proudly tells us how, after a horrible war in […] Read more»