The hearing, the smell, the taste, the sight… One is missing… The sense of touch of course! Our five senses enable us to discover and adapt ourselves to our environment. They provide us with all the necessary information about our surrounding world. Convenient? They are more than that!
Up there, located in our cranium, is the most mysterious of all our organs… It is the brain. It gives all the necessary orders to make our body move, breathe, or the digestion. Everything without even paying attention! How is that possible? Thanks to all the nerves in our body.
Where does electricity come from? The history of electricity is the story of the widespread distribution of light, through technology. We can all do our own bit to control its use, while a greater role could be given to “new energies”. Giving a better way of making electricity and of using less of it.
Aboard the space shuttle that propels us light years from our Earth, let's discover the cyclical movements of the planets around our star, the Sun ; the whiteness of the Milky Way, natural satellites, orbital stations, etc.
There, the infernal heat of Mercury... Here the luminous planet Venus or the incredible red of Mars...
A freefall into the solar system, all with a feeling of weightlessness !
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 Brittany as the sea level has risen. Same as the zebra who had a very long trip to northern 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 concern.
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!
An unforgettable class photo… but for whom?
The photographer calls the pupils and put them under the cacao-tree. They will take a class photo. Sadly (or funnily) the photographer struggles to gather them and to make them stand still. For our biggest laugh.
“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. He has a 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 actually, 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’.
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