tag: world

It’s In The Detail

25 octobre, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Dans le détail, by Elisa Géhin This is an ultra-modern book, picking up on one of Élisa Géhin’s favourite themes: classification. It features lists galore, in an unusual order. Things are classified, but differently in each chapter. Children learn to name the things around them while discovering the world from many points of view. Without […] Read more»

Good News From The World

2 mai, 2017 Posted by Emilie
Bonnes nouvelles du monde, by Alain Serres and illustrated by Nathalie Novi Old Theophrastus’ thousand birds bring him nothing but sad news of the world. Only the tiny hummingbird sees everything: an act of kindness here, an environmental victory there, a ray of hope… As a tribute to journalists around the world, Nathalie Novi painted her wonderful […] Read more»

Under The Stars

2 avril, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Sous les étoiles, by Hubert Poirot-Bourdain « Very far above your head, there are stars. Under the stars, there are satellites. In the satellites, there are rockets… » The book takes you on a vertiginous space voyage from down below… to down under! The books does double duty by travelling to the other side of earth, and in two languages, […] Read more»

World Food for Babies

30 mars, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Une Cuisine du monde pour les bébés, by Anne Kerloc’h, illustrated by Judith Gueyfier and Zaü This book takes readers on a world tour of cookery for very young children, aged six months to two years. Whether crunchy, finely chopped, or smooth, the recipes are just right for little mouths, even without teeth! Each page also has a version to suit the […] Read more»

Open Letters to Earthlings

30 mars, 2016 Posted by Emilie
Lettres ouvertes à tous les terriens, by Children from all over the world and illustrated by Laurent Corvaisier Children from around the world talk about their fears for the planet and their dreams of seeing it change. They tackle issues such as the family, wealth, migrants, school, the environment, and even video games. The humour and feeling in their words will challenge […] Read more»

The ABC of Civilisation

9 octobre, 2015 Posted by Emilie
ABC des peuples, by Liuna Virardi From a limited number of shapes, we can draw all the different peoples of the world. This is what Liuna Virardi shows us in this ABC of Civilisation, representing 26 of them to begin with! Each letter of the alphabet is associated with one civilisation and gives a presentation of its lifestyle, illustrated by a face made up of coloured […] Read more»

Small Giants Series

10 mai, 2015 Posted by Stéphanie
Les Petits Géants series The first literary series for toddlers, featuring poems from all around the world! The Small Giants series, the first library of poetry for very young readers, also offers a wonderful panel of contemporary illustrators, each “Small Giant” being illustrated by a different artist. With 34 titles available in total, and 250,000 copies sold […] Read more»

Gipsy

15 avril, 2014 Posted by Emilie
Gipsy, by M.-F. Chevron, illustrated by Mathilde Magnan Gipsy is a small, dreaming magpie, eager for freedom. On a day of strong wind, she falls from the nest and is taken cared of by Manu and his family of nomads. A new life starts for her. From sea to mountain, they travel the world and discover what unites them: the same love for freedom. A true initiation to […] Read more»

Let’s Redraw the Earth

4 avril, 2014 Posted by Emilie
Et si on redessinait le monde ?, by Daniel Picouly and Nathalie Novi This highly acclaimed author-illustrator duo has produced a wonderful atlas of a new world! Pictures painted on old maps embody our dreams of a planet that is fairer, more nature-friendly and is inhabited by people who share art and friendship. Hardcover, 36 pages, 28 x 35 cm Rights sold: […] Read more»

The Sultan's Diamond

23 décembre, 2013 Posted by Catherine
Le Diamant du sultan, by Catherine Gendrin and Judith Gueyfier The sultan wants to give his pregnant wife a gift once the baby is born. He asks the jeweller to drill a magnificent diamond. But the jeweller splits the stone in two! He is devastated, for the Sultan had threatened to kill him if he damaged […] Read more»