tag: nature

The Stinky Tribe

26 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
La Tribu qui pue, by Elise Gravel and Magali Le Huche Have you heard of the stinky tribe? They’re a little gang of dirty children who live with their animal friends in huts made of sticks. There’s Laurent, the tall redhead with his two foxes, Lucie with her braids and her grass snake and tiny […] Read more»


25 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Feuille, by Diána Nagy A leaf is born of a shoot in springtime. It then endures the succession of seasons and its attending wind and rain, insects and butterflies. Comes autumn and the leaf turns yellow; it falls off the tree. Is the cycle over? Not if anybody has any say in the matter… 36 […] Read more»

The Incredibles

14 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Les Incroyables !, by David Melbeck and Aurélien Cantou If one is asking about pounds or the waterholes, you’ll be thinking about a still stretch of water, rather calm and boring. BUT, in fact, incredible things are happening here. Should you be a fan of science-fiction, detective stories, drama, or show-biz, glitters and red carpets… discover […] 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»

Nature Express

3 avril, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Minute Nature, by Julien Perrot A plant with carnivorous seeds, a moorhen that’s not a hen, a doting dad blackbird, aliens that jump around in dead leaves… nature is full of surprises! With his usual enthusiasm, the editor of La Salamandre magazine invites you on a weekly discovery tour of your local surroundings to find […] Read more»

The Bee and the Garden Spider

3 avril, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Abeille et Épeire, by Émilie Vast The bee goes back and forth, from hive to flowers, flowers to hive. She observes the web that the spider weaves on her trips and, distracted, ends up trapped in it! Thus begins a long dialogue between the two workers. 32 pages hardcover, 21.5 x 25 cm Read more»

The Horn Of Secrets

26 octobre, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Le cornet à secrets, by Alain Serres and illustrated by Rozenn Bothuon Robin has a special hobby: he can talk to nature. He whispers to flowers and insects and understands them too thanks to his amazing horn of secrets. Balo the bear steals his precious horn, but will that big bully have the gentle touch to […] Read more»

Games For All Four Seasons

26 octobre, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Jeux des quatre saisons, by Petite Salamandre and illustrated by Laurence Jammens and Marc Clamens Learn to read, write, count and have fun while finding out about nature. Mazes, word searches, riddles, seek and find, memory games, colouring… no chance of getting bored. Magical moments for the family to share all year round! 36 pages, […] Read more»


24 octobre, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Natcha, by Mélodie Baschet Natcha is a young golden jackal, he is the son of the Sun. He meets with Helga, the young girl living in the castle, and discovers the luxury and comfort of human life. His father the Sun turns angry and sets the castle to fire. Helga decides to run wild with Natcha. […] Read more»


2 avril, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Pourkoâ ? by Mei Mitsuki Why are there ants? Yes, why? Frog is always asking questions, just like her young readers. When she asks ‘Why are there …?’ adults and children alike will want to open the book and find out more. She keeps us guessing until the last page, when we find out exactly what she’s asking, and get […] Read more»