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SUZY AND THE LOST SLEEP

written by  Reeli Reinaus and illustrated by Marge Nelk

“I can’t sleep,” said Suzy, as she stepped into the living room. She had spent the past hour trying to fall asleep, but for some reason she just couldn’t. Maybe this was because she was the only one in the family who had to go to sleep this early – but then again, no one else in the family was four years old or went to daycare. “Count sheep!” answered her father.

A powerful and deep story about sleep, tales and family interaction. Hardback / 230 x 230 / 32 pages / Paike ja Pilv

ULYSSE THE DOG WHO ATE POTATOES

written by Hélène Rice and illustrated by Barbara Rothen

Ulysse is a dog artist: photographer, writer, actor, singer … His skills are endless, but it is well known that it can be difficult to make a living. Being an artist makes Ulysse happy even if it means that he needs to eat potatoes every day. A reflection on our society and choices.

Hardback / 220 x 155 / 44 pages / Editions les P’tits Bérets

WHO IS AFRAID OF THE LITTLE WOLF?

written and illustrated by Yayo Kawamura
The little wolf is sad. The squirrel, the rabbit and the fox are not allowed to play with him. Their mums won’t let them as they think wolves are dangerous. Only the little bee is brave enough to play hide and seek with the little wolf. Will the other animals be able to overcome their fear and join the fun?
Tulipan Verlag / Board Book
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LET’S BE A STATUE 

written by Lucias Barros & Marcia de Luca & illustrated by Bruna Assis Brasil

In this book, the idea is to learn to practice yoga, a very old set of exercises created from Indian philosophical teachings that requires concentration and self-control. It covers the definition of the ten principles of yoga; indications of how, where, when and why to play; the step by step of eleven basic postures, each one introduced by a story;breathing and meditation tips. Continue reading

OVER HERE! KOSSE SAYS (Soccer Stars Series)

written by Anja Gatu & illustrated by Maria Källström

An inspiring story based on the childhood of the internationally acclaimed Swedish football player Kosovare Asllani. Kosse loves playing football, but how can she improve her technique if no one wants to practise with her? Her brothers think she’s too small. Her best friend Emma thinks football is boring. It all changes when Kosse and her classmates are picked to represent their school in a local football tournament. RIGHTS SOLD: Danish.

Hardback / 155 x 215 / 84 pages / Olika Forlag

 

HOW DO I GO? 

Renata Bueno & Mariana Zanetti & Fernando de Almeida

By bike or by foot? By bus or by car? By train or by subway? We can move in many different ways, depending on the distance and the time we have. And with a little imagination, we can even travel by camel through space. In this book, three artist architects come together to talk about our movement in space, water or the air. To each situation corresponds a different way of moving.

Paperback / 190 x 270 / 32 pages / Companhias das Letrinhas

 

THE FOX WHO PRETENDED TO BE A HEN

written by Marie Tibi & illustrated by Cocotte en papier
Berthe, the hen, was leading with her fellow hens a peaceful life until one day the cockerel shouted “Beware of the fox!” Indeed a fox is hiding nearby. He doesn’t want to eat them, he admires them and would like to be like them. Surely it is a cunning plan from the fox!
Hardback / 205 x 210 / 32 pages / Editions les P’tits Berets
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CAN PLANTS FEEL? CAN PLANTS SMELL? 

written by Eun-ju Kim & illustrated by Nan-cho Ann

Plants do a lot more things than we think. This book gives evidence that plants can feel, smell and see. Plants communicate with different plants to save each other from their prey, and some plants use their smell to chase them off. Your plants may be whispering  to you that you haven’t noticed. Part of ALL AROUND SCIENCE SERIES.

Paperback / TBC / 40 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

 

 

Free Drawing

written & illustrated by Andrés Sandoval
On a rainy night or a foggy afternoon, who has never seen themselves with a handful of pencils and their imagination on the loose?  More than a coloring book, FREE DRAWING is an invitation to dive into the universe of colours and strokes, filling spaces and white with a lot of imagination. From the botanical garden to the world of shadows, the reader follows a boy’s wanderings  and is invited to join, whether with crayons, wax chalk, watercolor, or just as an observer – this creative journey.

Paperback / 170 X 260 / 144 pages / Companhias das Letras