tag: love

Waiting, Waiting…

14 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Je l’attends, je l’attends…, by Pef Alone in front of her mirror, a little girl muses: “Will I live happily ever after or will I be sad?” “Will my parents approve?” So many poignant questions, but the story doesn’t end as expected, with the arrival of a Prince Charming… Perhaps reading turns out to be […] Read more»

Catkin

24 octobre, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Chamour, by Emilie Vast Catkin grew up at her owner’s side, doing the little things cats do, some good, some naughty. She had her own, special way of moving and behaving. And now Catkin has gone – her life has come to an end. In this sensitive little book, Émilie Vast pays tribute to the cat […] Read more»

Little Treasure

2 avril, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Pétite Pépite, by Nada Matta An adult is looking for a dress, a game or a book to offer her little girl. Each time, she has to explain that she is not like other children. Nada Matta takes us, page by page, through questions and answers, to recognize this difference, encouraging us all to take the time […] 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»

After The Storm

30 mars, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Après l’orage, by Hélène Romano and illustrated by Adolie Day Growing-up in a happy family, this child has not understood what the attacks are exactly. The parents did not dare to explain what happened and they have locked themselves into their own distress. But the child wonders and understands more than grown-ups might like to believe. This tender story gives keys for […] 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»

Until Saturday!

9 octobre, 2015 Posted by Hannele
A samedi, by Hubert Ben Kemoun, illustrated by Zaü This graphic novel in three colours plunges into the emotional worlds of ten or so characters aged 15 to 40 over a period of four days. These intersecting destinies all have in common the universal theme of love’s unpredictability. Whether it lasts two days or two decades, whether passionate […] Read more»

Granny Cherry and the Thieving Magpie’s Treasure

26 septembre, 2014 Posted by Stéphanie
Madame Cerise et le trésor des pies voleuses, by Sandra Poirot Cherif Granny Cherry tends to forget a lot of things, but Grandpa Cherry is going to make sure she remembers the most important. Granny Cherry’s memory has been failing her for a while. There she is, sitting on a bench with a pizza box […] 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»

A Sweet Hug

14 avril, 2014 Posted by Emilie
Un câlin, by Malika Doray A picture book for toddlers tackling the sweetest theme of hugs. With round and tender illustrations, simple text for the youngest, A Hug offers a sweet moment of reading to share with the little ones. All kind of situations offer a chance for a hug: a hug because we part, a hug because we get […] Read more»