tag: growing-up

This Is The Story

25 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
C’est l’histoire, by Anne Crausaz Four children are waiting for Madame Ourse. She comes in every week at the same time to tell them stories. Each to their own book, each to their own story. Once everyone gets cosy on the carpet the adventure can begin: they all listen to each other’s story and set […] Read more»

This Is My Pond

2 avril, 2016 Posted by Emilie
C’est ma mare, by Claire Garralon “Oh, what a pretty pond”, says the yellow duck. “This is my pond.”
A white duck comes along, “Oh! What a lovely pond! This is my pond!” And thus the pond is divided. But, along comes a red duck. Then a green one… Whose pond is it? A surprise guest will make […] Read more»

In This World

2 avril, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Dans ce monde, by Malika Doray This title tells a toddler about his place in the world. When he arrives; the simple everyday actions he is the centre of. Then learning how to be independent kindly surrounded by grown-ups. Eventually discovering the world, being autonomous and having a direct relationship with things and other beings. Eventually the […] Read more»

Little Nature Stories

31 mars, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Petites Histoires Naturelles, by Pascale Hédelin, Nicolas Duffaut, Émilie Vanvolsem, Laurence Jammes and Marc Clamens Follow these animal characters and discover the natural world. The Little Nature Stories take young readers on exciting adventures in the natural world and help them find out about themselves too. Children will recognise events from their day-to-day lives, learn valuable lessons about growing Read more»

The Forest Between the Two

9 octobre, 2015 Posted by Emilie
La Forêt entre les deux, by Mélanie Rutten This book is, the third volume of the trilogy, which began with L’ombre de chacun (The Rabbit and the Shadow) and La source des jours. Here the soldier is the main narrator but all the other characters are present. It is the story of a soldier who is angry with everyone and everything, because everyone else is […] 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»

Pablo and His Chair

11 mai, 2015 Posted by Hannele
Pablo et la chaise, by Delphine Perret An initiatory tale to help discovering the pleasure of being oneself. As a birthday gift, Pablo receives a chair. This makes him angry, and he locks himself in his room with his present, determined not to sit on it. But then he starts playing around with the chair […] Read more»

Shelters

25 septembre, 2014 Posted by Stéphanie
Abris, by Emmanuelle Houdart “A shelter is a place where you feel safe, where nothing bad can happen. In a shelter, your sorrow is comforted, and your mischiefs are forgiven.” Emmanuelle Houdart uses her talent and her imagination to address to toddlers. She explores the notion of shelter along the pages of this “cocoon” picture […] Read more»

The Flying Kid

22 septembre, 2014 Posted by Hannele
L’enfant volant, by Clotilde Perrin Sometimes one feel hopeless…then a sudden gust of wind teaches you to fly high in the sky! After braving big dark clouds and meeting little multi-coloured people, you can fly back home with new confidence and courage. A new series by Clotilde Perrin. A series of pocket-sized books that are easy to hold […] Read more»

The Miniature Kid

22 septembre, 2014 Posted by Hannele
L’enfant minuscule, by Clotilde Perrin The arrival of a new baby brother or sister doesn’t mean parents have to forget the older kids! But what if it was a chance to become teeny tiny yourself? What fun it would be to be a miniature kid! A new series by Clotilde Perrin. A series of pocket-sized books that […] Read more»