The origins of volcanism lie in the twelve tectonic plates of the earth's crust... plates which move slowly as if on a conveyor belt above molten magma...
These movements, whether pulling the plates towards each other or pushing them away, provoke the accumulation of magmatic gases and molten rocks... and lava erupts!
Told as a story this document explains the mechanics of volcanoes.
A poor horse is stuck at the border. He had to leave his Brittany when the sea level has risen. Same as the zebra who had a very long trip to north countries, running away from the drought. They will join and cross many lands to find their dreamland.
A delightful picture book that provides a humorous introduction to the climate problem.
The Earth is getting warmer - it’s a fact and all because of farts! Incredibly, it’s true - farting cows are one of the causes of global warming. The animals are holding a competition to find a solution: eat GM (gas modified) foods? Make fizzy milk? Use this gas to run a factory manufacturing ice? A delightful picture book that provides a humorous introduction to the problem of global warming.
What looks less like a miniature dinosaur than a young panda? One is hairy, the other isn’t. One is green, the other isn’t. But! Mum and Dad give them both the same hugs, and they like the same stories and games... The older one take care of the younger one. Both hate spinach and love whipped cream. They do the same stupid things... So they’re brothers!
The class photo... is unforgettable! A moment of warmth. A souvenir to cherish and above all a lot of fun that brings together all children, with their eccentricities, particularities, differences... The story transports us to a comical situation, with each stage of the process providing an opportunity for typical schoolyard behaviour.
«Be careful ! It burns! it stings ! it HURTS ! « However, Hugo sees neither wild beasts nor terrifying monsters in the kitchen, the bathroom or the living room... Only a knife, hot oven, the iron, drugs... so many things with which the house can hurt children too curious.
A preventive book against home accidents !
Life is good for Léon, the savannah is his home. But Léon is very ambitious and has one dream: to become rich and famous! He wants to be photographed, admired, adulated, adored… Seen, known, recognised. Just famous! And he knows how: by appearing on the TV show «The Lion’s Den»... But deep down, does being famous really bring happiness?
This funny and intelligent picture book is about our common search for popularity.
Once upon a time in ancient China lived a hawker who travelled by foot from village to village selling fresh fish to country dwellers. One rainy day, in a moment of mischief, Liu Chan deposits a carp in a hollow tree trunk filled with rainwater. How could he have predicted that the inhabitants of the nearby village would take this as a sign of divine intervention? The villagers decide to establish a place of worship and pilgrimage at the site of this "miracle"… When he returns to the village Liu Chan barely recognises the place and his astonished laughter is taken for a terrible offence against the ‘sacred carp’.
My neighbour John is a good guy. He’d like to go to the restaurant, to the cinema, or even on holiday... but not by himself! His friends are advising him to adopt a hen. What a good idea ! John has always dreamt of having a lovely red-headed hen. He makes a hen house, surfes on the net, and within 24 hours, his life changed thoroughly.
Camille Bouchon is a famous butcher. One morning he takes a small pig to the agricultural fair. Camille Bouchon is hoping that his pig will help him win the prize for best sausage-maker. Joël the pig agrees. To end up a sausage on the President’s plate would be amazing! But Camille Bouchon end up becoming friends.And Camille Bouchon hasn’t got the heart to use his perfectly-sharpened knife to slice his friend Joel into tasty morsels! ...
Amélie the tortoise is really too coquette to appreciate her shell.
On a whim, she sets off to look for something new.
She walks and walks….and then she catches sight of Martin the kingfisher
"You are so lucky," exclaims Amelie. "All that lovely blue! And the yellow and green! Do you want to swap your feathers for my shell?"
Martin the kingfisher considers the idea and accept the swap...
But soon, Amélie notices a wily buzzard, gliding high above on her bright colors.
She is so terrified... She walks and walks….and and meet an hedgehog : "You are so lucky"...
Will she be satisfied with what she finds in second hand ?
The city is full of sounds: car horns, children’s laughter, jackhammers... One night, Gaston is fed up: he can’t sleep with all this racket! He flees to the top of a tree, on the hill overlooking the city. And that’s where he hears it: the melody... the beautiful, sweet music... This book resonates with our urban lives, with a hint of poetry that captures our imagination.
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