tag: travelling

Red Skies

30 mars, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Ciels rouges, by Isabelle Simler A butterfly specialist is looking for Princess Butterfly, who would have discovered the secrets of silk manufacturing. With magnificent illustrations and a text which reads like a tale, Red Skies takes its readers into a journey through the Chinese road of silk. 48 pages hardcover picture book, 32.5 x 23 cm Read more»

Old Friends

31 mars, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Amis retrouvés, by Cristina Sitja Rubio Azur and Lapinitto both live deep in the jungle… One day, they pack their bags and start a long trip to visit their friends Coutchuplum and Oisoletto, in the heart of the city… There, everything surprises them : people live in huge and rectangular «beehives» and there are no lizards or insects in the houses. But […] Read more»

Raymond’s Technicolour Dreams

9 octobre, 2015 Posted by Emilie
Raymond rêve en couleurs, by Anne Crausaz Raymond the daydreaming snail, a slow, humble hero, slides across the pages of this colouring book. The crayons and felt tips bring a little colour to his life. Is a shell always beige or brown? Not at all… 24 pages Colouring book, 21.5 x 25 cm Read more»

Even Mangoes Have Papers

9 octobre, 2015 Posted by Hannele
Même les mangues ont des papiers, by Yves Pinguilly and illustrated by Aurélia Fronty Leaving your homeland to flee poverty… A dream that’s not so easy to realize. Khady and Momo took a long time to make up their minds before deciding to stow away on a cargo ship carrying mangoes. But the land of their […] Read more»

I love Paris

11 mai, 2015 Posted by Hannele
I love Paris, by Marie Levêque 48 pages to discover the most exciting cities in the world through 20 of their most interesting places for kids. Both city guides and activity books, they will turn their readers into the finest experts in Rock’n’roll London and Romantic Paris! Titles available: Paris, London, Amsterdam 48 pages softcover […] 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»

All Ducks

14 avril, 2014 Posted by Emilie
Tous Canards, by Bruno Gibert Eager for new experiences, three lile ducklings, overprotected by their mother, decide to leave and discover a world… peopled with ducks of all sorts. Since the day they were born, the three ducklings have been very close to their mother. One day though, eager for adventure, they head o¡ to discover the […] Read more»

From the Opposite Sides of the World

3 avril, 2014 Posted by Hannele
Des deux côtés du monde, by Susana Robledo, wood engravings by Renaud Perrin A superb collection of woodcut illustrations, printed in two different colours, tells the moving tale of two children whose paths cross against the backdrop of Spain’s colonisation of South America. The book’s format is unusual: like its two young heroes, whose destinies […] Read more»

Soups from Around the World

14 décembre, 2013 Posted by Catherine
Une cuisine qui sent bon les soupes du monde, by Alain Serres and Aurélia Fronty Soup is universal – around the world, it is a symbol both of celebration and of day-to-day life. But it is always shared! Warming, heart-warming, soups bring people together. Hot, cold, savoury and sweet, this book gathers recipes from all over […] Read more»

A Whole Cook Book on Chocolate

14 décembre, 2013 Posted by Catherine
Une cuisine tout en chocolat! by Alain Serres, ill. by Nathalie Novi Childhood, chocolate and imagination: three ingredients that complement each other with pleasure in this large picture book, designed with warm colours. There are 40 recipes: sweet and salty, from the essential fondant and brownies to surprising innovations, such as litchis au gratin with bitter […] Read more»