tag: game

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»

The City

26 octobre, 2016 Posted by Emilie
La Ville, by Ingela P. Arrhenius After “Animaux”, the second GIANT book by Ingela P. Arrhenius. From the restaurant to the subway and the swimming pool, these are emblematic elements of the city. A book for children slightly older than the readers of “Animaux”: the images are more dense, children can find a real observation game inside the […] Read more»

Days, Months and Seasons

24 octobre, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Les jours, les mois et les saisons, by Claire Garralon Each double page spread features two things. Turn the page and see what happens when they come together! Sun and rain means… a rainbow! It’s spring. A bucket and sand means… a sandcastle! It’s summer. An exercise book and pencils means… school! It’s autumn. Scarf and […] Read more»

The Little Tiny Louse

24 octobre, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Le petit pou, by Mathis and illustrated by Aurore Petit A new series for the little ones, coming directly from the crazy imagination of Mathis and Aurore Petit. A delightful character, exhilarating puns, and an always hilarious ending! In The Little Louse Knows, our character is in a different situation on each page, and the text, […] Read more»

In Their Pockets

9 octobre, 2015 Posted by Hannele
Dans les poches, by Isabelle Simler Alice, Cinderella, the Three Bears, Tom Thumb, Pinocchio and Gepetto, we all know their story. But the question is: what did they have inside their pockets? In this picture book, Isabelle Simler pays tribute to our childhood heroes with poetry and a keen sense of humour. Reading it is like being […] Read more»

Zebulon and the Chick

26 septembre, 2014 Posted by Stéphanie
Zébulon et le Poussin, by Alice Brière-Haquet, illustrated by Olivier Philipponneau & Raphaële Enjary A hiding chick, a great recipe and a big spoonful of fun! Zebulon is showing up at MeMo, starring a brand new adventure with a chick. He wants the chick to become his friend but he can’t find him, and keeps […] Read more»

Round and Round and Square

26 septembre, 2014 Posted by Stéphanie
Rond et Rond et Carré, by Fredun Shapur Round and Round and Square is a graphic narrative about a square and a round shape. They assemble to compose a whole universe young readers are familiar with: simple shapes, then a wagon and a bridge, children and toys, the sun, and finally the moon that leads […] Read more»

Workshop for Children

22 septembre, 2014 Posted by Hannele
Atelier pour enfants, by Junko Nakamura and Odile Chambaut Imagining, writing, illustrating, binding… each step in the process of creating a book is clearly and playfully explained. Using age-appropriate language, they accompany children through the creative process, complemented by Junko’s line drawings. Photographs further illustrate the children’s creations. What matters is the pleasure of creating! [&he Read more»

My Zany Sticker Book

15 avril, 2014 Posted by Emilie
Gommettes 2000, by Romain Galissot and Chamo Stickers, an all-time favourite of children under 6, are revisited here by 5 illustrators in an activity book that rocks! Teacher Romain Galissot and illustrator Chamo team up to offer children an innovative and playful art project to have fun creating with basic shapes stickers. The big format activity book, including a large […] Read more»

The New Little Library of the Imagination

15 avril, 2014 Posted by Emilie
La Nouvelle petite bibliothèque imaginaire, by Alain Serres and 26 illustrators Make up your own stories using this inspiring kit packed with 26 imaginary book covers. Readers are given a title, dummy front and back covers and promotional materials (synopsis, interviews, press cuttings) for each made-up book to help spark their own creativity. This treasure trove of inspiration can be used in […] Read more»