tag: gift book


11 mai, 2015 Posted by Hannele
Animaux, by Ingela P. Arrhenius  32 animals in a GIANT BOOK! Ingela P Arrhenius’s bestiary in a giant book (size close to «ZOOLOGY» by Joëlle Jolivet). 32 animals, 32 images designed like 32 posters. Ingela’s 50’s inspired, colourful, and naive style will delight kids and their parents. 32 pages giant picture book, 34 x 46 […] Read more»

The Gentle Rascals

11 mai, 2015 Posted by Hannele
Les Farfelus, by Miguel Tanco It is hard to spot a Gentle Rascal among ordinary people. The Gentle Rascals look just like ordinary people, but if you pay careful attention, you will see that they are different… In this highly sensitive picture book, you will find out that Gentle Rascals pay attention to little things, […] Read more»


11 mai, 2015 Posted by Hannele
Créa-Express, By Cécile Bonbon, Tipivoine, Christine Fages, Illustrated by Amélie Biggs A series for active girls who want a quick result with DIY trendy objects! Each box set contains instructions and materials that allow the creation a variety of models quickly and easily. Each title was developed by a creator and proposes different techniques and […] Read more»

The Errors in Painting

29 décembre, 2013 Posted by Catherine
Les Erreurs dans la peinture, by Christiane Lavaquerie-Klein and Laurence Paix-Rusteroltz When Ingres painted a woman, with no hesitation he added vertebras, extremely long arms, too round hips, in a totally unnatural position. But she was even more sensual and desirable. Here is a history of painting from a new and unexpected angle: the errors. 34 […] Read more»

Odd Animals

19 décembre, 2013 Posted by Catherine
Drôles de bêtes, by André Hellé Odd Animals (Noah’s Ark) is André Hellé’s masterpiece and was one of the artist’s most remarkable creations for Tolmer, the master printer. First published in 1911, his illustrated book is no less than a manifesto of his work as a visual artist and creator of toys and still looks surprisingly […] Read more»


13 novembre, 2013 Posted by Hannele
Small, by Pef This is the story of a very small man, who shuffles through life with very small steps. His goals are no bigger than himself, and he never makes a big impression. This entertaining book plays with the words “big” and “small”. It’s a breath of fresh air, far from the glitz of […] Read more»

The Child Who Could Read the Animals

12 novembre, 2013 Posted by Hannele
L’enfant qui savait lire les animaux, bestiary illustrated by Zaü, text by Alain Serres A captivating book for animal lovers and art enthusiasts. Zaü’s animals all have a powerful presence and exude a quiet serenity. Accompanied by a few simple words, these ink drawings capture the essence of humanity and the silence of vast, open […] Read more»

Waiting For You

26 septembre, 2013 Posted by Hannele
En t’attendant…, by Emilie Vast A character – the mother – is waiting, observing nature evolve, seeing things grow and gradually come to maturity. Every change is an opportunity for the first introduction to nature, a colour chart and picture book that reveals a surprise each time, the last of which announces the birth of […] Read more»

Two Squares

26 septembre, 2013 Posted by Hannele
Les deux carrés, by El Lissitzky A true Heritage book for children, emblematic of the Suprematist movement of the 20’s Soviet Union, it was designed after the encounter of the artist with Malevich. This famous book-manifesto of a dozen pages features a red square and a black square in the middle of mov-ing geometric forms. […] Read more»

Kate Greenaway’s Birthday Book

26 septembre, 2013 Posted by Hannele
Le petit livre des souvenirs, by Kate Greenaway This book was a bestseller between the 1880s and 1900s. Charming colour plates for each month, one small illustration for each day, a verse and then some blank space to fill in with important events or beloved birthdays. It is one of the cutest little datebooks ever […] Read more»