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’.
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 being a sausage on the President’s plate would be amazing! But Camille Bouchon Joel 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 meet a 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.
Takamori Saigo, Kim Ono’s favourite toy, is missing! But Grandfather has an idea... maybe the little samurai has set off to climb Mount Fuji. Without a moment’s hesitation, our heroine leaves to find him. Through Kim Ono’s adventure, we traipse across Japan, discovering its countryside, customs, and emblematic characters.
« Once upon a time, in a kingdom far away, there was a Queen who held in his hands a secret that no one knew. One day, Bao-the-Terrible landed with his warriors. « I’m the strongest man in the world! » he proclaimed. Calmly the Queen replied: « The ocean is stronger than you. It carries boats and devours cliffs. You can’t do that... » So Bao goes to battle the elements...
A fairy tale about the place of man at the heart of nature.
Little chick Valentine can’t remember where home is. He asks his neighbours one at a time, wailing at the top of his voice: « Where’s my home? » Is it this little doghouse?
Is it the smelly straw in the stable? Is it the nest in the tree in the garden? ...
A goose game at the end of the book. A lovely story giving the opportunity to discover animal call & habitat.
Once there was a duck. Once there was an ostrich.
Born at the opposite ends of the earth but drawn to each other by curiosity, they could not but come closer… to find themselves, fearing, talking, comparing, and chatting about their differences.
A beautiful flap book !
Socrates, the little kangaroo, was born six months ago.
But safe and warm in his mother’s pouch, he refuses to go outside. Neither his father, a long jump champion, nor his mother, a somersault champion, can convince him to come out. Hidden away in his mother’s pouch, he grows bigger and fatter.
Until one day, when some cruel hunters try to capture them and Socrates discovers that he has no choice.
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