tag: night

The Bird Of Sleep

24 octobre, 2016 Posted by Emilie
L’Oiseau du sommeil, by Isabelle Simler «It’s time to go to bed.» Every night one repeats the same ritual to go to sleep. It’s important to be well prepared to catch the bird of sleep. You travel on his back heading for dreamland. And it’s the gentlest journey ever. The Bird of Sleep is a magical […] Read more»

Moonlight Creatures

9 octobre, 2015 Posted by Hannele
Passeurs de lune, Wild animals’ secret night lives, by Eric Médard Each night brings fear of the dark. Doors and shutters are locked against the night. But that’s when dozens of wild animals come out to run, fly or swim. Is it possible to capture the elusive dance of furry and feathered nocturnal creatures without disturbing […] Read more»

In the Evening As Night Falls

11 mai, 2015 Posted by Stéphanie
Et le Soir quand la nuit tombe, by Anne Crausaz Anne Crausaz has created two small board books that alternate, follow on, or can be read in isolation. To In the evening as night falls retorts In the morning as the sun rises. Throughout the 16 pages, we witness the waking of the animals and the little ones […] Read more»

The Strange Flower

11 mai, 2015 Posted by Hannele
La drôle de fleur, by Géraldine Renault and illustrated by Naomi Katsu Blanche is a strange flower. All white, she appeared one day in the morning dew.  Among the poppies, cornflowers and nasturtiums, she feels so bland, with no brightness. She dreams of being another… 24 pages hardcover picture book, 29,9 x 19,5 cm Rights […] Read more»

The Blue Hour

11 mai, 2015 Posted by Hannele
Heure bleue, by Isabelle Simler The day is ending; soon, the night will come. And in-between, it is the blue hour. The time when the day animals become quiet, and the night animals haven’t started to sing yet. It is also the time for us to discover a world filled with animals coloured in amazing […] Read more»

The Unfettered

5 mai, 2015 Posted by Stéphanie
Les Sauvages, by Mélanie Rutten Two wooden houses separated by a field. In the dark, two figures pick their way through the long grass to the edge of the river. In silence, they climb onto the raft. This book tells the story of a night-time adventure: a boy and a girl decide to go and […] Read more»

If the Rabbit Parents Were Sleeping with their Children…

23 septembre, 2014 Posted by Hannele
Et si les parents lapins dormaient avec leurs enfants… By Malika Doray So, how do we go about explaining that rabbit parents and rabbit children sleep in their own separate beds? By telling them off? Ok then, just for tonight. And what about the rabbit grandparents? Maybe they’d like to sleep with their children? And […] Read more»

The Glow-in-the-Dark Kid

17 avril, 2014 Posted by Emilie
L’Enfant Lumineux, by Clotilde Perrin When all the other children are falling asleep, the Glow-in-the-Dark kid presses his nose and his whole body lights up! He goes straight out into the night – of course, luminous kids aren’t afraid of the dark – and insects swarm to celebrate his arrival. But along comes the Night Watchman, who puts out all lights. The Glow-in-the-Dark kid snatches […] Read more»

Your Nightmare

22 décembre, 2013 Posted by Catherine
Ton Cauchemar, by Malika Doray A little book talking about this specific relationship between a child and his nightmare. Even if he is huge and terrifyng, there are many ways to try to know him. Because nightmares are just dreams to tame! 20,5 x 14 cm, 32 pages Read more»

In Bed At Night

4 juillet, 2013 Posted by Stéphanie
La Nuit dans mon lit, by Julien Roux Who has never experienced the fear caused by strange noises at night? The kind of noise that sets off your imagination and makes you think about the worst… Julien Roux embarks the reader on that path, but the brilliant graphic constraint he imagined, of making all the frightful […] Read more»