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THE ANT IN THE BOOK

Sezin Mavioglu & Gokce Irten

This story is about an ant wo lives in books. One day when the ant and its family are visiting a house in search of food, our hero runs away and finds itself in a bookcase. There the ant dives into the world of books. It meets letters and figures out how to write. It sees numbers and punctuation marks.

BEING A FOREST

Siirsel Tas & Akin Duzakin

A child turns into an oak tree and the tree starts its life all alone in a city. It grows into a forest as the seasons pass and becomes friends with many animals and insects and endures difficulties. By one of the most appreciated Turkish author, a story about growing and the cycles of nature. Worldwide-known illustrator Akin Duzakin beautifully illustrates with his unique style.


Coco Chanel – MY HEROINES SERIES

Marion Besnard & various

The collection MY HEROINES offer a journey through the lives of women who influenced History. Their lives changed the fate of countries, contributed to major advancements and discoveries. Each book focuses on a period of their lives. In the series; CLEOPATRA, COCO CHANEL, LUCIE AUBRAC, ALEXANDRA DAVID-NEEL and soon SIMONE VEIL.

LET’S GO ON A SPELEOLOGY SCHOOL TRIP

Laurent Audouin

Mathilde and her schoolmates are going on a school field trip – this time let’s go underground! During a week they learn about speleology, life in caves and what comes with it – bats and darkness, silence, mood… An exciting new title in this successful charming series about school trips. Also in the series; London, Paris, skiing, seaside and expedition.

PLAYTIME

Loic Dauvillier & Olivier Deloye

Playtime is an important moment in a child’s development – it helps release energy, meet others, argue with others, and it facilitates exchange. It also contributes to the development of skills. All of these elements can be found in the various stories told by the characters in this unique and clever book that combines comics, picture book and activities.

FROM MY WINDOW

Otavio Junior & Vanina Starkoff

A poetic book that presents life in a favela in Rio de Janeiro from a child’s positive perspective. The colourful collage illustrations depict features, gestures, objects, animals, people and lives as the narrator sees them from the window. An invitation to observe, absorb and think. Otavio Junior opened the first libraries in the favelas of Complexo da Penha and Complexo do Alemao- where he was born.

THE REFUGE

Sandra Le Guen & Stephane Nicolet

One day a new girl joined the class. She cam from a country at war and arrived on a boat with her parents and her young sister. She looks like us and stares at the stars like us. These stars guided her during her long journey. A touching and empowering story about immigration and tolerance from the point of view of a child who meets an immigrant for the first time.

RIGHTS SOLD: French, English & Korean

BOY’S STUFF

Pri Ferrari

Boys are used to hearing from grownups that they cannot cry, feel or act the same way as girls do. But the truth is that boy’s stuff is whenever they want it to be: a little boy can cry when he is feeling sad, hug a friend when he is happy or play with a doll instead of a ball if he prefers it. The companion book of GIRL’S STUFF.

RIGHTS SOLD: Portuguese, Spanish (LA)