Nathan Foreign Rights 2020-21 - Éditions Nathan

Nathan Foreign Rights 2020-21 - Éditions Nathan
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Nathan Foreign Rights 2020-21 - Éditions Nathan
Books for toddlers
                                                                                                         Ages: 6 months and up

                                        Promenade / Take a Stroll
                                                        Illustrated by Emiri Hayashi.
                                    16.5 × 17 cm, 10 animated cardboard pages, with an animation on the cover.

                        Animated books for babies. Take a stroll through nature
                        where baby can push, pull, and manipulate to discover
                              the treasures and surprises nature holds!

                                                                         Strong points:
                                                                         - Emiri Hayashi’s poetry
                                                                         - Detailed illustrations
                                                                         - Soft and bright colours + spot pantone details + silver foil
                                                                         - Magical animations for baby to develop his or her awakening
                                                                         - Sturdy animations adapted to small hands to encourage
                                                                           motor skills, an essential developmental step for babies

Promenade sous la pluie / Take a Stroll in the Rain
Cool, it’s raining! For some, it’s time to have a little bit of fun.
But for others, quick, quick, it’s time to find a shelter! A stroll in
the rain in the middle of snails, birds, a rabbit, a cat and a badger!

2 existing titles:

Promenade sous les étoiles / Take a Stroll Under the Stars               Promenade dans les prés / Take a Stroll in the Meadow

        Coming out                   April 2021:                         June 2021:                              September 2021:
                                     Under the Earth                     Under the Ocean                         Into the Woods

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          Ages: 5 months and up                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ages: 6 months and up

                                     On se cache / Hide And Seek                                                                                                                                         Regarde… / Look...
                                                         Illustrated by Aurélie Guillerey.                                                                                                                       Illustrated by Emiri Hayashi.
                                       17 × 17 cm, 10 pages with a felt flap on each double page and on the cover.
                                                                                                                                                                              A loto                               Picture books with materials to touch + shiny patterns.
                 A book of hide-and-seek, one of the first the baby can understand                                                                              Box: format: 16 × 18 × 4 cm, 4 game boards,                        23 × 23 cm, 14 cardboard pages, fluorescent pantone,
                     6 big felt flaps to lift to encourage her/his fine motor skills                                                                     17 × 15 cm, + 8 shaped animals (4 parents, 4 babies).                            silver or gold foil, glitter and/or texture.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Look into the Jungle

    Hide and Seek with Baby Animals
    A foal eats straw, wolf cubs are resting behind their mother’s tail, a whale calf is playing in the waves, a prankster
    lion cub is hiding in his father’s mane, and a bear cub is hugging tightly his mummy.

                                                                                                                                                      Mon loto des câlins / My Cuddles Loto
                                                                                                                                                      Associate the parents with their babies: little
                                                                                                                                                      panda, fox cub, lion cub and bear cub.
                                                                                                                                                      Accomplice and affectionate duet to create                   Look Around                Look Through                 Look How Much
                                                                                                                                                      and recreate hugs whenever you want!                         the World                  the Night                    I Love You
                                                                                                                                                      Game rules:
                                                                                                                                                      The child places the big boards in front of him/her.
                                                                                                                                                      The animals are mixed and spread hidden face.
                                                                                                                                                      The child picks up an animal, names it and places it
                                                                                                                                                      where it belongs on the board.
    Hide and Seek in the Tree                       Hide and Seek at Night                            Hide and Seek in the Sea
                                                                                                      Discover animals that live on the beach         Strong points:
    A discovery of all the little creatures         Discover little night-time creatures :            and a few metres underwater: a baby turtle
    living in a tree, from its roots to             the bat wakes up, the hedgehog snuffles,                                                          - A n elegant imagery which is both a book
                                                                                                      comes out of its shell, a crab and a starfish
    the very tips of its branches.                  the frog jumps into the water…                                                                      and a game
                                                                                                      hide under a sandcastle, a dolphin jumps
    A little insect, rodent or bird hides                                                             out of the water…                               - A game to develop the motor skills
    beneath each flap…                                                                                                                                  of the little ones, associating images                     Look Into the Forest       Look Into the Grass          Look It’s Mummy
                                                                                                                                                      - A quality manufacturing
                                                           Coming out April 2021:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Also available:          Look Into the Sea          Look, Here’s Dad!
                                                           Hide and Seek in the Farm                                                                                                                                                             Look Into the Snow         Look Into the Sky
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Books for toddlers
         Ages: 16 months and up
                                                                  Mon quiet book                                                                                                                                                             Animated Board Books
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ages: 6 months and up

                                           My Calm Activity Book                                                                                                        Les belles couleurs / Beautiful Colours
                                                                                                                                                                                                         By Amandine Laprun.
                                                            Illustrated by Patricia Geis.
                                                                                                                                                                          17 × 17 cm, 5 double cardboard pages with an animation on each page (plus 1 on the cover).
                                         15 × 17 cm, 8 felt pages with 2 felt figurines to insert inside the pages.

                         Entirely in felt, these books invite to a sensory exploration.                                                                                 Before the baby’s eyes can distinguish precisely colours,
                               They stimulate observation and handling skills                                                                                       it can perceive outlines and contrasts. In these picture books,
                                      and allow calm and concentration.                                                                                               the little one is attracted to the black figure, then discovers
                                                                                                                                                                  the coloured picture, which he/she enjoys to observe every detail.
                                                                                                                                                                    Finally, he/she hears the name and gets used to the language.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Coming out March 2021

                                                                                                                                                      Jungle / Jungle

    At the Farm                                                               In the Vegetable Patch
    Huuush… Baby discovers the farm.                                          Huuush… Baby discovers the vegetable patch.
    For the little pig and the hen, there is a lot to do at the farm:         For the little bunny, the day is full of activities: in the vegetable
    brood the eggs, take care of the baby animals, play with the              patch, it picks up a carrot and a turnip, it fills its basket, and
    young chicken, or gather hay. What a universe to discover!                poof, in the cooking pot to cook a good soup!
    With 1 farmer and 1 hen in felt to move and insert inside                 With 1 carrot and 1 turnip in felt to move and insert inside
    the pages                                                                 the pages
                                                                                                                                                      Jardin / Garden
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Coming out September 2021:
                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Sea Ice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                The River
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Animated books
         Ages: 6 months and up
                                                                                                                                                               me£ petit£ livre£-théâtre                                                            Animated books
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ages: 2 and up

                                     Au dodo / Night-Night Time                                                                                   Mes petits livres-théâtre / My Little Theatre Books
                                                     Illustrated by Charlotte Roederer.                                                                                                            Illustrated by Marion Billet.
                                               17 × 17 cm, 12 pages, board books with 5 animations.                                                                 19 × 19 cm, 12 cardboard pages with cut-outs + 2 felt puppets + a sheath around the front cover.

                                 The perfect reading before going... night-night!                                                                       Classic tales adapted for little ones with double-sided finger puppets
                                                                                                                                                                to walk through the pages and bring the story to life!
                                                      Coming out January 2021
                                                                                                                                            Discover a new set on each double page to act out                       Strong points:
                                                                                                  Baby turns the pages, closes the          the story with finger puppets, as if you were in a little theatre.      - Parent-child interaction
                                                                                                  eyes of all the animals and tells them    With cut-outs in the middle of each page, dad or mom                    - Joyful and colourful illustrations by Marion Billet
                                                                                                  "good night" to prepare himself/herself   can act out the story with double-sided finger puppets!                 - Plastic protections for the puppets
                                                                                                  to go night-night.
                                                                                                  At the end of the book, all the animals                                                                           2 existing titles:                    Coming out:
                                                                                                  are asleep and we invite the baby                                            The Gingerbread Man                                                        February 2021:
                                                                                                  to also close his/her eyes.
                                                                                                                                                                               An old lady created a
                                                                                                                                                                               gingerbread man. When
                                                                                                  Strong points:                                                               she opened the oven door,
                                                                                                  - A tender and playful book that                                            he escaped while shouting:
    Les amis de la forêt / The Friends of the Forest                                                                                                                           “Run as fast as you can, you
                                                                                                    supports the bedtime ritual
    Night-night little hedgehog / Night-night squirrels / Night-night owls                        - A simple and visual animation:                                            will not catch me, I’m the
    Night-night bear cubs / Night-night bat family                                                  closing the eyes of animals                                                gingerbread man!”
                                                                                                  - T he solidity of the animations                                           2 double-sided puppets:
                                                                                                                                                                               The gingerbread man/
                                                                                                                                                                               the peasants
                                                                                                  Coming out July 2021:                                                        The old lady/the fox
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Little Red Hen
                                                                                                  The Friends of the Jungle                                                                                                                               Goldilocks
                                                                                                  The Friends of the Garden

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          June 2021:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Three Little Pigs

    Les amis de la maison / The Friends of the House
    Night-night little mouse / Night-night guinea pigs / Night-night turtles
    Night-night cats / Night-night little dogs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Little Red Riding Hood

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Board Books
      Ages: 2 years and up
                                                                                        monsieur Monsieur                                                     monsieur Monsieur                                               Board Books
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ages: 2 years and up

                                                             Monsieur Monsieur / Mr Mister
                                                                                             By Georgette.                                                          Le chien de Monsieur Monsieur / Mr Mister’s Dog
                                                     19.5 × 19.5 cm, 12 board pages with rounded corners with flocking on each double page, full colour.            Mr Mister has a dog. Its name is Doggy and it loves playing pranks.
                                                                                                                                                                    But one morning, Doggy is missing. Where could it be hiding?
    Strong points:                                                                                                                                                  On each double page, we find the flocking dog that the child can have fun
    - Humour and discovery from one page to the next                                                                                                               looking for and touching. A tender and whimsical universe that the parent will
    - Books encouraging motor skills and sharing                                                                                                                   enjoy sharing with his/her child.
    - A sweet and imaginative world that parents will enjoy sharing with their child

                                                                              La moustache de Monsieur Monsieur / Mr Mister’s Moustache

                                                 monsieur Monsieur            Mr Mister is proud of his moustache. It makes him look very serious.
                                                                              But one morning, it flies away and lands on a flowerbed, under a baby’s nose
              de Monsieur Monsieur

                                                                              or even on a sausage dog’s eyes. Will this crazy journey ever lead it back to
                                                                              its owner’s face? Mr Mister may find that he looks a little different…
                                                                              On each double-page, have fun looking for and touching the black flocked


                                                                                                                                                                                                                Coming out May 2021:

        Monsieur Monsieur est très fier
        de sa moustache car elle lui donne
        un air vaiment très sérieux.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Les vacances de Monsieur Monsieur
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mr Mister’s Holiday

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Board Books                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Animated books
      Ages: 2 years and up                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Ages: 2 and up

                     Drôles de trous / A Hole Lot of Fun                                                                                                                                 Tralal’Art / Tralal’Art
                                   21 × 21 cm, 20 board pages with rounded corners. A hole through
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Written by Sandrine Andrews.
                               each double page and one on the cover, that gets smaller and smaller.
                                                                                                                                                                17 × 17 cm, 12 cardboard pages with rounded corners + 5 animations (including 1 on the cover), full colour.
            Each of these peek-through books reveals a new surprise as the hole
            gets smaller and smaller. A simple and surprising interactive feature,                                                                     Interactive and fun books to discover all about art with your fingertips!
           perfect for little hands… Easy to handle and just as magical every time!                                                                       Baby examines works of art and then has fun transforming them!
                             Red                                                                       Moonlight
                             By Delphine Chedru.                                                       By Delphine Chedru.                                                     Les animaux / Animals                                                     Les jouets / Toys
                             Red like my balloon that goes                                             A story that carries us into the                                        - Henri Rousseau,                                                         - Félix Vallotton, The Ball, 1899
                             up in the sky, red like the apple                                         heart of night. Is everybody asleep                                     The Dream, 1910                                                           - Edouard Manet, Soap’s
                             I crunch to the fullest. Turn the                                         at moonlight? Maybe not! Observe                                        - Ohara Koson, Monkey                                                     Bubbles, 1867
                             pages, discover a red surprise                                            what the cat, the fox and the owl                                       in a Persimmon Tree, 1935                                                 - Auguste Renoir, Claude
                             on each die-cut… until the final                                          are doing while you are about to                                        - Franz Marc, The White Cat, 1912                                         Playing, 1905
                             page in the shape of a love                                               go to sleep. Page by page, hole by                                      - Rosa Bonheur, Head of                                                   - Henri Rousseau, Child with
                             declaration.                                                              hole, the moon shrinks until facing                                     a Calf, 1878                                                              Puppet, 1903
                                                                                                       the child’s window.                                                     - Albrecht Dürer, The Little                                              - Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot,
                                                                                                                                             	                                Owl, 1508                            	                                   Little Girl with a Doll, 1830-35

                                                                                                                                             Existing titles:
                                                                                                            Coming out March 2021:
                                                                                                            Yellow                                                                                                  Coming out April 2021:
                                                                                                            By Delphine Chedru.                                                                                     Van Gogh

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The author: Sandrine Andrews lives in Paris, after spending time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in the United States working in an art gallery. She graduated from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the École du Louvre, regularly collaborates with DADA magazine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and publishes art books for young audiences.
     Peek-a-boo                    Bzz!                                Yummy!
     By Gwé.                       By Delphine Chedru.                 By Delphine Chedru.
                                                                                                                                             Colours                           Shapes
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Animated non fiction                                                                                                                                                                                                            Animated non fiction
                 Age group: 1-3                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ages: 1 and up

                       Kididoc imagiers / Kididoc Picture Books                                                                             Kididoc - mon imagier-jeu / Kididoc - My Fun Picture Book
                                                            Illustrated by Nathalie Choux.                                                                                                Illustrated by Nathalie Choux.
                          17 × 17 cm, 12 board pages with rounded corners + 5 animations (including one on the cover), full colour.                         21 × 21 cm, 14 board pages with rounded corners + a notched wheel + a hole on each double page.

                                                        Animated picture books.                                                                                 Interactive big format picture books to play with!
                                                      Already sold in 28 foreign languages!                                                                A very simple game to make the picture book come to life.
     KIDIDOC IMAGIERS                    KIDIDOC MES PREMIÈRES HISTOIRES ANIMÉES                                    MON PREMIER
     KIDIDOC PICTURE                     KIDIDOC MY FIRST ANIMATED STORIES                                          IMAGIER KIDIDOC                                     5 existing titles:
     BOOKS                               With intelligent animations that bring the stories to life.                À ENCASTRER
     The very first Kididoc for little                                                                              MY FIRST PUZZLE
     ones! Picture books with very       Coming out:                           18 existing titles:                  PICTURE BOOKS
     sturdy animations and a little      February 2021:                        Good Night, Baby Koala
     game at the end to reinforce
     new words.                                                                Good Night, Baby Gorilla
                                                                               Good Night, Little Chick!
                                                                               Good Night, Baby Panda!
                                                                               Hi, Little Butterfly!
                                                                               Hi, Little Plane!
                                                                               Hi, Father Christmas!
                                                                               Hi, Little Bee!
                                                                                                                    Baby Garden Animals     My Fun Food                 My Fun Clothing                     My Fun Home                         My Fun Animal
                                                                               Hi, Baby Lion!                                               Picture Book                Picture Book                        Picture Book                        Picture Book
                                         Bath time, Little Hippo!              Hi, Little Bird!
     My Five Senses Picture Book                                               Hi, Little Kitten
                                         May 2021:                             Hi, Little Dog!
     34 existing titles.                                                       Hi, Little Rabbit!
     Coming out January 2021:                                                  Hi, Little Tractor!
                                                                               Hi, Little Bear Cub!
                                                                               Hi, Baby Penguin!
                                                                               Hi, Little Car!
                                                                               Happy New Year,                      Baby Sea Animals
                                                                               Little Dragon!
                                                                                                                    2 existing titles:
                                                                                                                    Baby Farm Animals
                                                                                                                    Baby Savannah Animals                                                                   My Fun Vehicles                     My Fun Colour
                                         Let’s Go, Litte Ant
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Picture Book                        Picture Book
                                                                                                                    Coming out May 2021:
     My Train Picture Book                                                                                          My Funny Opposites
                                                                                                                    My Pretty Colors
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Animated non fiction                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Animated non fiction
                Ages: 4 and up                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ages: 5 and up

                                       Kididoc / The Kid-Info series                                                                                             Le Kididoc de l’espace / The Space Kididoc
                                                                                                                                                                            Written by Sylvie Baussier and Michel Viso. Illustrated by Didier Balicevic.
                        Factual but fun books for children’s heads... and hands!
                                                                                                                                                                              23 × 23 cm, 36 pages, hardcover + foil + embossing + glossy lamination, full colour.
                    A series of interactive information books. Starting with kids’ lives,
                   these reference books answer kids’ questions in a straightforward,                                                                                            An extraordinary interactive space journey,
                                      accurate, and entertaining style.                                                                                                            from planet Earth to faraway galaxies!
                                        19 × 19 cm, 32 pages, hardcover with a wheel on the front cover, full colour.
                                          Animated pages (cut-outs, pop-ups, flaps, mini-books, wheels, etc.).

     Our everyday world. Ages: 4+                                                                       Available titles:
                                                                                                        Ages: 4+

                                                                                                        13 titles
                                                                                                        Easy-to-handle animations
                                                                                                        Themes: the five senses, the farm, the
                                                                                                        body, baby animals, etc.

                                                                                                        Ages: 5+

                                                                                                        16 titles
                                                                                                        Playful animations

     Les insects / Insects
                                                                                                        Themes: pirates, the circus, animals of                                        
                                                                                                        the savannah, etc.
     By Muriel Zürcher and Stéphane Hurtrez.
                                                                                                        Ages: 6+                                  Strong concepts and a lot of information                              Land on Mars and take a sample of soil
     Discover the life of insects!                                                                                                                Pop-ups and flaps inside spectacular animations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dive into the Enceladus ice ocean
     Find out everything about insects, with more than                                                  8 titles                                  More than 85 questions and spectacular interactive features to
     20 spectacular interactive features:                                                                                                         explore space:                                                        Travel through the universe and the most beautiful galaxies
     Pop-up of insect families                                                                          Technical vocabulary                      Observe space on two giant double-page spreads
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Imagine your ideal planet
     Help the dung beetle clean the forest                                                              More realistic illustrations              Unfold the large flaps to reveal the moon’s mysteries
     Step inside an anthill                                                                             Animations geared towards learning        Watch a pop-up spaceship take-off                                     Build a spaceship in a clean room
     Turn the wheel to reveal camouflaged insects                                                       acquisition                               Lift the flaps to find out what satellites are for
                                                                                                                                                  Enter the International Space Station and                             Come back to Earth in a pop-up
     Hold giant insects in your hands                                                                   Themes: dance, soccer, professions,
     Discover why insects are essential to the Earth’s equilibrium                                                                                discover how people live                                              Strong points:
                                                                                                        music, etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        - A n exobiologist co-author
     Strong points:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        - T he very latest facts and information
     - An entomology specialist co-author
                                                                                                        The rights were already sold                                                                                    - A n interactive and magical exploration
     - Sylvie Bessard’s superb illustrations
                                                                                                        into 27 foreign languages!                                                                                      - Magnificent illustrations by Didier Balicevic

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Non fiction                                                      La science                                                                                                    La science                                              Non fiction
        for young children                                                     est dans                                                                                                      est dans                                          for young children
              Ages: 4 and up                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ages: 4 and up

                    La science est dans… / The Science Is In…                                                                                                    La science est dans… / The Science Is In…
                                             Written by Cécile Jugla and Jack Guichard.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Written by Cécile Jugla and Jack Guichard.
                                                    Illustrated by Laurent Simon.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Illustrated by Laurent Simon.
                                                19.5 × 22 cm, 32 pages, hardcover, full colour.
                                                                                                                                                                                             19.5 × 22 cm, 32 pages, hardcover, full colour.

         A series of books to develop children’s curiosity, creativity and scientific mind
                   through a hands-on approach and the pleasure of ‘doing’.                                                                       4 existing titles:
                                  Experiments for kids aged 4+ with one simple concept: discovering
                           basic scientific principles with 10 simple experiments using one everyday object.

                                               Already sold in 11 foreign languages!

                                                                                                  Strong points:
                                                                                                  - A ccessible and fun science, requiring
                                                                                                    very little material
                                                                                                  - Experiments adapted to the age level
                                                                                                  - A uthors specialised in the popularisation
                                                                                                    of science
                                                                                                                                                  The Science Is in the Water                                        The Science Is in the Paper

                                                                                                  The authors:
                                                                                                  Cecile Jugla is a freelance editor,
                                                                                                  specialising in children’s non-fiction
                                                                                                  books, and has published around
     The Science Is in the Balloon                                                                fifty titles.
                                                                                                  Jack Guichard was the director of
                                                                                                  the Palais de la Découverte science
                                                                                                  museum, after creating the children’s
                                                                                                  sections of the Cité des Enfants at             The Science Is in the Egg
                                                                                                  La Villette in Paris.                                                                                              The Science Is in the Lemon

                                                                                                                                                  Other titles to come:
                                                                                                                                                  April 2021:                    August 2021                         2022:
                                                                                                                                                  The Science Is in the Potato   The Science Is in the Salt          The Science Is in the Oil
                                                                                                                                                  The Science Is in the Glass    The Science Is in                   The Science Is in the Sand
                                                                                                                                                                                 the Paperclip                       The Science Is in the Milk
     The Science Is in the Sugar                                                                                                                                                                                     The Science Is in the Dish Soap

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Picture books                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Picture books
                 Age group: 2-3                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ages: 5 and up

                                     Max et Lapin / Max and Bunny                                                                                                            Edmond and His Friends
                                            Written by Astrid Desbordes. Illustrated by Pauline Martin.                                                                    Written by Astrid Desbordes. Illustrated by Marc Boutavant.

                         The daily universe, full of tenderness and imagination,                                                                                                          Sold in 14 foreign languages!

                   of a mischievous little boy, Max, and his faithful cuddly toy, Bunny.                                                                    If, in the middle of a clearing, you catch a glimpse of a strange
                                                                                                11 picture books:                                              chestnut tree with several floors, then you have just entered
                                                                                                  17 × 17 cm, 24 pages, hardcover.
                                                                                                                                                                     the world of Edmond the squirrel and his friends!
                                                                                                                                          - Each title centers around Edmond and features one of his friends in adventures that make you think and grow up!
                                                                                                                                          - Strong values: tolerance, accepting other people’s differences, sharing…

                                                                                                                                          GAME BOOK                                                                                PICTURE BOOKS
                                                                                                                                                                                     Game rules:                                     18 × 21 cm, 32 pages, hardcover, rounded
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   corners, full colour.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Spread the cards hidden face.
                                                                                                                                                                                     The youngest turns over 2 cards.              Strong point:
                                                                                                                                                                                     If they are identical, he/she keeps them      Marc Boutavant’s unique illustrations
                                                                                                Little Victories        Inside Mummy’s                                               beside him/her and plays again. If not,       and Astrid Desbordes’ sweet texts.
                                                                                                                        Tummy                                                        he/she turns them over once again
                                                                                                                                                                                     hidden face. The next player is up.
                                                                                                                                                                                     The winner is the one who possesses
                                                                                                                                                                                     the biggest number of pairs at the end of
                                                                                                                                                                                     the game!

     La course au chocolat / The Chocolate Quest
                                                                                                                                                                                     Strong points:
     Written by Astrid Desbordes. Illustrated by Pauline Martin.                                                                                                                     - One of the favourite games for children
       24 × 36.5 cm, 32 pages, hardcover, sewn binding, full colour.                                                                                                                   in the Edmond universe
                                                                                                Max Is
                                                                                                Growing Up
                                                                                                                                                                                     - A n elegant imagery which is both a book   The Secret Room
     Rabbit can smell chocolate and decides to follow the delicious scent.                                              Being Naughty                                                  and a game
     So, Max decides to follow Rabbit!                                                                                                    Le mémo des amis / The Friends’Memo        - A game to develop memory and               10 existing titles:
     Easier said than done!                                                                                             School? No                                                     concentration                               The Ways of the Forest
                                                                                                                                           Box: format: 16 × 18 × 4 cm.
     Help Max find Rabbit in this wonderful story and observation game!                                                 Thanks!                                                                                                    The Great Leader
                                                                                                                                           Inside: 60 cards 55 × 55 mm               - A quality manufacturing
                                                                                                                        The Anger Pie                                                                                              The Everything Soup!
                                                                                                                                          30 pairs to reconstruct in a pop                                                         The Great Adventure
     Strong points:                                                                                                     You Don’t Scare   and coloured universe.                                                                   The Sledge Race
     - A beautiful picture book                                                                                        Me, Big Hairy     Edmond, Georges Owl, Edouard the                                                         The Thing
     - Embark on a journey through very detailed illustrations, from the vegetable                                     Wolf!             Bear, The Thing, Hortense and Polka…                                                     Hunting the Ting-Ting-Ting
       patch, to the museum, toy store, Aunt Moka’s tea shop, umbrella seller and                                                         They are all here!
                                                                                                                        The Beautiful                                                                                              Edmond’s Birthday
       extraordinary library…                                                                                                             This game, subtle mix of chance and
                                                                                                Boys Who Are            Christmas Night                                                                                            A Beautiful Day
     - Discover new characters from one page to the next, creating little stories              Old Enough to                             deduction, is ideal to stimulate memory
       inside the big story…
                                                                                                Run Around Use          The Night Hut     while having fun!                                                                        Edmond – The Moonlit Party
                                                                                                the Potty                                                                                                                            22 × 27 cm, 32 pages, hardcover
                                                                                                                        The Big-Bottom
18                                                                                                                      Witch                                                                                                      as well as the Pop-Up Edition.               19
Comic books
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            For children from 9/10 years old
             Picture books                                                                                                                                                                                                  to students and neophyte adults
                 Ages: 5 and up

                      Le lundi uniquement! / Only On Mondays!                                                                                                 Les vrais sages sont des rebelles
                                                By Claire Pisarra. Illustrated by Aurélie Guillerey.
                                                            23 × 29 cm, 32 pages, hardcover.
                                                                                                                                                                The True Elders Are Rebels
                                                                                                                                                                       Written by Chiara Pastorini. Illustrated by Perceval Barrier.
                                                                                                                                                                                        18 × 26 cm, 168 pages, hardcover.

                                                                                                                                                                                      Coming out February 2021

                                                                                                                                           Socrates, Plato, Seneca, Kant, Marx… the greatest philosophers have
                                                                                                                                       each at one point revolutionized the way we think. To this day, they invite us
                                                                                                                                             to step back, rethink our place in the world, expand our horizon.

     When I grow up, I’ll become president.
     But only on Mondays.
     I will have a satchel filled with very big folders.
     I will meet important people.
     And there will be buttered pasta.
     At breakfast.
     At lunch.
     At dinner.
                                                                                                                                 Strong points:                                                          The author:
                                                                                                                                 - A vivid and full of humour dive into the day-to-day life of the      With a PhD in philosophy, Chiara Pastorini has studied
     Keywords:                                                                                                                                                                                           in Italy, the United States of America and France.
                                                                                                                                   greatest philosophers, to understand their lives, their questions,
     Grow up - Jobs - Dreams.                                                                                                      their answers and how they might still be relevant today              She has submitted her PhD thesis about Ludwig Witthenstein
     Strong points:                                                                                                              - A book to discover how philosophy can enlighten our own              at the Sorbonne University. She has published several
     - A picture book full of softness and humour                                                                                 lives, to allow us to acquire a critical mind and tools to build a    philosophy books for children and is a regular contributor
                                                                                                                                   personal wisdom                                                       to the Philosophie Magazine. She is the creator of
     - A mischievous heroin who shares with us her completely goofy dreams
                                                                                                                                 - A different way to talk about philosophy with children, more         Les petites Lumières, a playful philosophy initiatory project
     - T he vintage illustrations of Aurélie Guillerey, the illustrator of Daddy Long Strides, already sold into 15 languages
                                                                                                                                   embodied, through personal stories, fun facts, and humour             for children from 3-4 years old.

                                                                                                                                                                                          Other titles to come.

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Non fiction                                                                                                                                                                          Non fiction
     Ages: 8 and up                                                                                                                                                                        Ages: 9 and up

                       Livres Fun / Fun Books                                                                               Bio-inspirés / Biomimicry
                          Written and illustrated by Françoize Boucher.                                                      Written by Muriel Zurcher. Illustrated by Sua Balac.
                              14.8 × 21 cm, 112 pages, softcover, full colour.                                                           23 × 32 cm, 64 pages, full colour.

             Books to share with the family. Full of offbeat humour                                                               Ideas from the living world
                      The rights were sold into 21 foreign languages!
                                                                                                                                  “Learn from nature: that is where our        Strong point:
                                                                                                                                  future lies.” Leonardo da Vinci              A major scientific, educational and civic
                            The Book That Helps You                              Strong points:                                                                                issue.
                            Communicate Wonderfully With All                     - Important and caring messages,                Nature is genius! Biomimicry is about
                            Humans (even the most awful ones)                      without lecturing.                             observing and drawing inspiration from
                                                                                 - T he author’s unique humour and tone.         nature, to invent objects, materials,
                            The perfect complement to                                                                             techniques, and to imagine new ways          The author:
                            the bestseller about parents!                        - A n offbeat but caring tone to boost                                                       Muriel Zürcher has been writing non-
                                                                                   confidence.                                    of living, consuming and producing, in
                            No friends, hugs or fun without                                                                       harmony with it.                             fiction children’s books about the earth
                                                                                                                                                                               and living things for over 10 years.
                            communication…                                                                                        This spectacular non-fiction picture
                            Of course, this book will teach you                  7 existing titles:                               book explains the basic principles of life
                            nothing about your mobile phone’s                    The Book that Explains Why Children              on earth in simple terms and presents
                            super cool features.                                 are so Amazing! (and how to make                 more than 20 inventions born from
                            But did you know that your body                      adults understand it)                            biomimicry. A message of hope for
                            communicates too? That silence                                                                        the future and an ode to innovation to
                                                                                 The Book that Tells you Everything
                            sometimes says more than screaming?                                                                   ensure our survival!
                                                                                 about Love
                            That a facial expression can be more
                            worthwhile than a long speech?                       The Book that Explains you
                                                                                 Everything about Friends
                                                                                 The Book that Explains you
                                                                                 Everything about Boys and Girls
                                                                                 The Book that Makes you Love Books
                                                                                 even if you don’t like reading
                                                                                 The Book that Makes You Super
                                                                                 Duper Happy
                                                                                 The Book that Explains you
                                                                                 Everything About Parents
                                                                                 (like why they make you eat
                                                                                 vegetables and all the rest of it)

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Positive Parenting                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Positive Parenting
                Ages: 4 and up                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Age group: 5-9

                                             The Isabelle Filliozat line                                                                                                               The Isabelle Filliozat line
                                                                                                                                                                                LES CAHIERS FILLIOZAT / THE FILLIOZAT WORKBOOKS
                     LES CARNETS FILLIOZAT                                            LES PETITES HISTOIRES FILLIOZAT
                    THE FILLIOZAT NOTEBOOKS                                             THE LITTLE FILLIOZAT STORIES                                                            22 × 28 cm + an 8-page detachable leaflet + a double page of stickers, softcover.

        Written by Céline Chesnel-Amokrane and Claire Marsot.                           By Virginie Limousin, Isabelle Filliozat.
                       Illustrated by Auriane Bui.                                             Illustrated by Éric Veillé.
          16.5 × 22 cm, 48 pages, inside pages in two colours, softcover.                      18 × 18 cm, 40 pages, hardcover.
                                Ages: 7 and up                                                        Ages: 4 and up

     Notebooks for children to nourish their curiosity and help             Isabelle Filliozat’s philosophy through stories for children!
     them grow up well!
                                                                            Little stories to help children understand the situations they
     Strong points:                                                         face, and the emotions that go with them (tantrums, fears,
     - Hot topics                                                          self-confidence, place within the family), through a family –      Family                                           We Fight, We Make Up!                             Getting Angry and Calming Down
     - T he latest scientific discovers                                    2 children and their parents – and their everyday adventures.      Written by France-Marie Perreault.               Written by Chantal Rojzman and                    Written by Virginie Limousin.
     - Isabelle Filliozat’s expertise and her research about education     3 stories per theme for a complete overview of the subject, and    Illustrated by Zelda Zonk.                       Violène Riefolo. Illustrated by Clotka.           Illustrated by Eric Veillé.
                                                                            to help children understand what is happening inside them.         64 pages.                                        96 pages.                                         80 pages.

                                                                            A guide for parent/child discussions: “Have you ever felt cross
                                                                            like Aya at the supermarket?”
                                                                            Strong points:
                                                                            - Different situations from everyday life, analysed with humour
                                                                            - A psychological tool for parents

                                                                                                               3 existing titles:
     I Learn Better -                     I Sleep, Thus I Grow Up -                                                                            Making Friends                                   Children’s Rights                                 Self-Confidence
                                                                                                               Jealousy - 3 stories to
     All the secrets of my brain          Brain, growth, learning...                                                                           Written by Margot Fried-Filliozat.               Written by France Marie Perreault.                Written by Chantal Rojzman and Violene
                                                                                                               understand where it comes
                                          All the secrets of sleep                                                                             Illustrated by Éric Veillé.                      Illustrated by Zelda Donk.                        Riefolo. Illustrated by Amandine Laprun.
     Neurosciences: a subject that                                                                             from, how to overcome it
                                                                                                                                               80 pages.                                        96 pages.                                         96 pages.
     matters to the parents.              Children’s sleep, a public                                           and learn to love yourself
     A notebook to understand             health stake!
                                                                                                               Self-confidence - 3 stories
     how my brain learns and              A notebook for the child to
                                                                                                               to develop your inner
     functions.                           understand the significance
     Learning and trust strategy.         and the secrets of a good
     The usefulness of making             slumber.                          Authority and the                  Tantrums - 3 stories to
     mistakes!                            What’s the use to sleep? What     Family Rules - 3 stories           understand and calm them
     Ideas to learn differently.          happens in my body and in         to understand the family
     Tips to focus, memorize and          my brain when I’m asleep?         rules and play the family          Coming out:
     learn while having fun!              Why do screens disturb            contract                           February 2021:
                                          my sleep? Tips to sleep well                                                                         Brothers and Sisters                             My Fears: Friends or Foes?                        My Emotions
                                          and live better.                                                     When Parents Split
                                                                                                                                               Written by Isabelle Filliozat.                   Written by Isabelle Filliozat.                    Written by Virginie Limousin.
                                                                                                               July 2021:                      Illustrated by Éric Veillé.                      Illustrated by Frédéric Bénaglia.                 Illustrated by Éric Veillé.
     Coming out June 2021: Food                                                                                                                96 pages.                                        96 pages.                                         136 pages.
                                                                                                               School Problems
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Parenting                                                                                                                                                                                               Parenting
          Ages: 15 months and up                                                                                                                                                                                         Ages: 1 and up

              Tout-petit Montessori / Montessori For Toddlers                                                                                                                       Montessori line
                                         Written by Delphine Roubieu. Illustrated by Mizuho Fujisawa.
                                                                                                                                             The Montessori pedagogy at home for little ones! Books and boxes written
             The first organised Montessori cards to develop toddlers’ language skills.                                                    by Montessori educators who respect the founding principles of the Montessori
                           Toddlers need order and organisation in order                                                                       educational methods. A unique line to guide children’s first discoveries!
                            to better understand the world around them.
     BOX SETS                                                                                                                           BOX SETS                                  13 existing titles:
     Strong points:                                                                                                                      Box: 18.5 × 21 cm, 5 cm thick cards,
                                                                                                                                                                                  My Montessori Dinosaurs Box
     - T he first assortment of organised Montessori cards for toddlers.                                                                a 32, 48 or 64-page booklet.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Ages: 3 and up
     - With a booklet for parents to guide them through the activity.
                                                                                                                                        Box sets to tackle first notions with     My Montessori Word-and-Picture Box
     - Sturdy material to respond to the great demand from parents for Montessori resources for toddlers.
                                                                                                                                        children, with a booklet for parents.     Ages: 1 and up
                                                   8 existing titles:                                                                                                             My Montessori Animal Box
                                                                                                                                                                                  Ages: 2 and up

                                                                                                                                                                                  My Montessori Human Body Box
                                                   Mes fruits et légumes en feutrine              Mes instruments de musique                                                      My Montessori Garden Box
                                                   My Felt Fruit and Vegetables                   en feutrine / My Felt Musical
     Mes premiers encastrements                                                                                                                                                   My Montessori Birds Box
     My First Puzzle Books                           Box: 15 × 18 cm. 18 felt fruits and                                                                                         My Montessori Numbers Box
                                                     vegetables (5 × 10 cm), 9 cards to match       Box: 15 × 18 cm. 18 felt pieces,                                             My Montessori Letters Box
       ox: 15 × 18 cm, 4 wooden geometric
      B                                              (10 × 12 cm) + 1 parent booklet to present     9 cards + 1 parent booklet.
      forms + 1 parent booklet to present            the activities.
                                                                                                                                                                                  My Montessori Mobile Alphabet
      the activities.                                                                             My Clothes with Felt Pieces                                                     My Montessori Around the World Box
                                                                                                                                                                                  Ages: 3 and up
     Thanks to those 4-built-in pieces,                                                           My Sensory Box
     the baby will discover 4 simple
                                                                                                                                        My Montessori Minerals Box                My Montessori Flags of the World Box
     geometric forms (triangle, square,                                                                                                   ox: 18 × 21 cm, includes 1 amethyst,
                                                                                                                                         B                                        Ages: 4 and up
                                                                                                  Touch and Feel Shapes
     big circle, small circle) and learn how                                                                                             1 lapis-lazuli, 63 categorized cards,
                                                                                                  Household Objects                                                               My Montessori Astronomy Box
     to pair the form with its embedding.                                                                                                1 notebook for little mineralogist and
                                                                                                                                                                                  Ages: 5 and up
                                                                                                                                         1 booklet.
                                                                                                  Farm Animals and Their Babies
     Coming out May 2021:                                                                                                               Ages: 5 and up                            My Montessori Box of
     A Birth Box                                                                                                                                                                  History Through Costumes
                                                                                                                                                                                  Ages: 6 and up
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Non fiction
                 Parenting                                                                                                                                                                                        Ages: 9 and up
                Ages: 3 and up

     ACTIVITY GUIDES                                                                                   ACTIVITY WORKBOOKS
      15 × 20 cm, 192-224 pages, softcover.                                                             23 × 27 cm, softcover.
                                                                                                                                        Les nouveaux goûters 0% sucres raffinés
     The first Montessori activity books for children over 6-years-old.
                                                                                                       Ages: 3 and up                      The New Snacks 0% Refined Sugar
                                                                                                                                                 Written by Candice Lévy and Agathe Audouze.
      utings and experiments for “in the field” learning about geography, physics, history,
     O                                                                                                                                                     Photos by Virginie Garnier.
     nature, botany, zoology, geology, astronomy…
     The Montessori method offers little exploring minds from 6-years-old and up:                                                                    19 × 24 cm, 144 pages, hardcover, full colour.
     - great lessons to stimulate their imagination and help them make sense of the world
      as a whole.                                                                                                                                        Coming out March 2021
      - outings and experiments, bringing children scientific insight.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      A nutritive goal: nutrition as a key-factor
                    Activities for 6-12 year olds:                        4 existing titles:                                                                                                          in terms of health.
                                                                          60 Activities to Welcome                                                                                                    An introduction to understand the
                                                                          Baby (0-2)                                                                                                                  impact of sugar on the child’s health.
                                                                          by Marie Hélène Place.                                                                                                      Immunity, anxiety, sleep troubles,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      hyperactivity, diabetes (in 2030, diabetes
                                                                          100 Activities for                                                                                                          will be the 7th cause of death in the
                                                                          the Young (1-4)              My Montessori Continent                                                                        whole world. Source: World Health
                                                                          by Eve Herrmann.             Animals Workbook                                                                               Organization).
                                                                          100 Activities to Discover   (3 and up)
                                                                                                                                                                                                      A handy book conceived for families
                                                                          the World (3 and up)         Written by Eve Hermann.                                                                        with:
                                                                          by Eve Herrmann.             Illustrated by Roberta Rocchi.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Guidance to track the hidden sugars and
                                                                          100 Activities to Prepare    48 pages + 6 board pages.                                                                      the false friends in other food
                                                                          My Child to Read and
                                                                                                       8 existing titles:                                                                             Tips to learn how to cook dried fruits,
                                                                          Write (2-6)
                                                                                                                                                                                                      oleaginous fruits, spices, flour and
                                                                          by Marie Hélène Place.       My Scientific Experiments
     85 Activities                        65 Activities                                                                                                                                               cereals, plant-base milks
     The Beginning. of Life on            The Universe, The Solar                                      Workbook (4 and up)
                                                                                                       My Operations Workbook                                                                         A piece of advice and a weekly planner
     Earth, Animals and Plants            System, Planet Earth
                                                                                                       (5 and up)                                                                                     to learn how to get organized and start
     By Marie-Hélène Place.               By Marie-Hélène Place.                                                                                                                                      eating home cooked snack instead of
                                                                                                       My Geography Workbook                                                                          industrial snack
     -D  iscover planet Earth and                                                                     (6-9)
       the history of human life                                                                                                                                                                      A chart of the basic ingredients
     - The beginning of life                                                                          My English Workbook
       on Earth, Man’s appearance                                                                      (6-9)
       on Earth                                                                                        My Numbers Workbook                                                                            Strong points:
     - An introduction to history                                                                      (3-6)                                                                                          - A n accessible health goal
     - The passage of time                                                                                                                                                                            - Subject that matters to the parents
                                                                                                       My Montessori Workbook
                                                                                                                                                                                                      - Two committed authors in the fight
                                                                                                                                                                                                        against industrial sugars
                                                                                                       My Activities (4-7)
                                                                                                       Learning How to Tell Time
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Parenting                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Novels
           Ages: 3 and up                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Ages: 8 and up

     L’enfance en questions / Childhood Through Questions                                                                                                             20, allée de la Danse
                             A collection of practical books about all the aspects of                                                                                   20, Dance Alley
                               an essential and sensitive subject about education.                                                                                               Written by Elizabeth Barféty.
                                              14 × 21 cm, 96 pages, softcover, inside in black + 1 Pantone.                                                                     Illustrated by Magalie Foutrier.
                                                                                                                                                              14 × 21 cm, 160 pages, softcover, B&W illustrations, soft touch, gold foil.
     Strong points:
     - Concrete answers given by
       psychologists to the parents’
                                                                                                                                                             The lives and dreams of the young dancers
       questions and to the ones                                                                                                                                   of the Paris Opera Ballet School.
       their children are asking
     - A Question & Answer format
       to give reflexion tools and to                                                                                                                                     17 existing titles:
       improve the dialogue inside                                                                                                                                        The Split
       the family
     - Key-elements in the child’s
                                                                                                                                                                          The School Party
      development                                                                                                                                                         An Unexpected Meeting
                                                                                                                                                                          The American Dream
                                        What If We Reinvent                  Parents Separated,               Don’t Hit Your Sister, Don’t                                Under the Spotlight
     7 titles:                          Boys’ Education                      Parents Forever                  Shout Out To Your brother
                                                                                                                                                                          The Curtsey
                                        By Christine                         By Elisabeth Darchis and         By Élisabeth and
                                        Castelain-Meunier.                   Gérard Decherf.                  Jean-Patrick Darchis.                                       A Sidestep
                                                                                                                                                                          Investigation at the Opera
                                        What if we change boy's              How to help my child to cope     How to help siblings live
                                        education? Where to start?           with the upset of a split?       better together?                                            The New Girl
                                                                                                                                                                          Little Rebel
                                                                                                                                                                          A Young Dancer, in Spite
                                                                                                                                                                          of Everything                                       Strong points:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              - A long series about the passion of dance
                                                                                                                                                                          One Tour in Japan                                   - Stories inspired by the everyday lives of
                                                                                                                                             The Challenge                First or Nothing!                                     the young dancers of the Opera
                                                                                                                                                                          Friends and Rivals                                  - Self-expression and discipline
                                                                                                                                                                          Nearly Perfect
     What If My Child Doesn’t                                                                                                                                             A Brother’s Shadow                                  The author:
     Make Any Friends At                                                                                                                                                                                                      When she was a child, Elizabeth Barféty
     Playtime?                                                                                                                                                            The Flight of a Discreet                            loved reading so much that, one Friday
     By Fabienne Cattarossi and                                                                                                                                           Young Lady                                          night, she got locked in a library!
     Roland Sefcick.                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fortunately, a guard finally came to let
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              her out… Today, she has made her career
     How to help the child when         Of Course, You Can Do It!            Er… Ask Your Mother              The Loss of a Relative
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              out of her passion: she edits, translates
     she/he starts school?              By France Frascarolo-                By Pascale Poulain.              By Isabelle Hanus and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              from English, and writes novels,
                                        Moutinot.                                                             Michel Hanus.                                                                                                   documentaries, and comic books for
                                                                             How to find the right words to
                                        How to help your child               respond to all the questions     How to talk about death                                                                                         many publishers of children’s literature.
                                        understand his/her value.            about sexuality at each age?     with your child.
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Thriller                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Thriller
               Ages: 15 and up                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ages: 15 and up

                                           L’été des Perséides                                                                                   Collectif Blackbone / The Blackbone Collective
                                          The Perseid’s Summer                                                                                                       By Manu Causse, Emmanuelle Urien, Marie Mazas, Maylis Jean-Préau.
                                                                                                                                                                                            14 × 21 cm, paperback with flaps.
                                                        Written by Séverine Vidal.
                                                  14 × 21 cm, 250 pages, paperback with flaps.                                                                                                                                  What if the new generation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                changed the world?
                                                     Coming out January 2021
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A series of socially-engaged thrillers,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                with captivating investigations and
                                        A love story with fantastical aspects.                                                                                                                                                  strong writing, that tackle the hard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                questions about today’s world.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Timely themes: the working conditions
                                                Keywords:                                        About the author:                                                                                                              of rare mineral mining to make cell
                                                Time travel – Love story – Investigation –                                                                                                                                      phones, the world of fashion and
                                                Family – Heritage                                After being a school teacher,
                                                                                                 Séverine Vidal focuses today                                                                                                   exploitation in the textile industry,
                                                Strong points:                                   on writing. Her first book for young                                                                                           western politics and democracies.
                                                - T he new YA novel of Séverine Vidal,          people was published in 2010.           Book 1: Coltan Song                         Book 2: Fashion Victim                     Engaged novels
                                                  a major author of children’s literature                                                Eighteen-year-old Marie has just lost       Marie has just started a journalism
                                                                                                 She published over a hundred titles                                                                                            A rebellious heroine
                                                - A real page turner with a masterful           for young people: young adult novels,   her mother in a car accident. In sorting    school. Unfortunately, her teachers
                                                  construction                                   picture books, comic books or series.   through her things, Marie learns that her   are not as engaged as she is. She          A reflection on new media development,
                                                - A shattering coming of age novel              She also leads writing workshops.       mother, a journalist, had been writing a    decides to investigate the fashion world   the role of journalists, whistle blowers,
                                                - T he author talks about themes that           Her books have been translated          story about a next generation smartphone    anyway, and more particularly working      their roles and their limits
                                                  are deeply important to her: family,           abroad and have been rewarded           company. Just before her death, she         conditions within textile factories.       A page-turning series
                                                  transmission, heritage                         with more than twenty prizes.           had taken a photo of a man connected        During her research, she comes
                                                                                                                                         with the company… Was her mother’s          across an Instagram account targeting
                                                                                                                                         death not an accident? With help from       Yamaki, a famous model. She is fiercely    About the authors:
                                                                                                                                         Leo, a young hacker, and her godmother,     criticised, ridiculed and bullied.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Marie Mazas, publisher, conceived the
                                                                                                                                         an Italian journalist, Marie picks up her                                              project and got the collective together.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Yet, the top model has just committed
                                                                                                                                         mom’s work and continues looking into                                                  The four authors choose the subjects
                                                                                                                                                                                     suicide. And Marie knows her. She is
                                                                                                                                         this strange man and the companies he                                                  and elaborate the scenarios together.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Luca Snyder’s adoptive daughter, a
                                                                                                                                         was associated with. She discovers that                                                The journalist Maylis Jean-Préau does
                                                                                                                                                                                     powerful businessman whose crimes
                                                                                                                                         her mother was on the brink of exposing a                                              the research and gathers testimonies.
                                                                                                                                                                                     she had exposed to the world with the
                                                                                                                                         rare mineral trafficking ring in Africa.                                               From the documentation, the two
                                                                                                                                                                                     help of Leo and her godmother Andrea.
                                                                                                                                         Keywords: Investigation – Journalism        Could they be responsible for Yamaki’s     novelists, Emmanuelle Urien and
                                                                                                                                         – Whistle blowers – Sub-Saharan Africa –                                               Manu Causse, develop the characters,
     Jonas, 18 years old, is a tourist guide in the mangrove swamp in Florida. The next day after a big storm,                                                                       death?
                                                                                                                                         Rare minerals                                                                          the plot and write each volume.
     he discovers his colleague Evans had an accident and that his body has mysteriously disappeared.                                                                                Keywords: Investigation – Journalism –
     Accompanied by Ana, a friend of Evans, Jonas decides to go after his lost colleague. In the region,                                 330 pages                                   Whistle blower – Fashion                   Coming out February 2021:
     mysterious disappearances are multiplying and we find stray foreigners in the streets, haggard and disoriented.
     In this end-of-the-world atmosphere, Jonas and Ana try to understand what is happening, and explore their personal                                                              314 pages                                  Book 3: Deforestation in the Amazon
     and familial history.

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                                                                                                        Ages: 13 and up

                         La fille des manifs / The Protest Girl
                                                        By Isabelle Collombat.
                                                    15.4 × 22.5 cm, 208 pages, softcover.

                                         A young teenager fighting for
                                the environment with all her might and proving
                                      that we need to reinvent the world.

                                               Strong points:                                 About the author:
                                               - A ge, background, gender… None of it
                                                 matters! A novel about two close, yet        After studying French and German
                                                 very different, characters who are always    and going to a School of Journalism,
                                                 there for each other, no matter what         Isabelle Collombat started her career
                                               - Funny and refreshing emails; honest,        as a radio reporter. She has been
                                                 uninhibited and full of self-deprecating     collaborating for fifteen years with
                                                 humour                                       the editor Klett Verlag, for whom she
                                               - A very moving novel; Alex bravely sets      makes schoolbooks and writes novels,
                                                 out to look for his father, a man he knows   movies and comic books for young
                                                 nothing about                                Europeans learning French.
                                                                                              Since 2006, she is a writer of young
                                                                                              people’s literature. She is also working
                                               Already sold into Korean.                      as a screenwriter.

     Barbara is a climate activist. She is so committed to the youth movement to save the planet, that she becomes its face.
     But when she goes too far in an interview and refuses an invitation from the President, things spiral out of control.
     As the media tears her apart, Barbara starts to write a journal to her grandmother, Annie, whose tragic life helps
     her through these difficult times.

     Children’s Books

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