Category Archives: Non Fiction

LISTEN, SPRING IS HERE

written & illustrated by Isabelle Carrier

Listen well to the sounds around you. In Spring listen to the singing of a swallow, in summer you can hear the sounds from the festivals. In autumn are the sound of falling leaves and finally in winter the sounds of the snow. Children will learn about the various different sounds which each season makes.

Also in the series: WHERE ARE YOU MR CLOUDS? / WHEN NIGHT COMES.

Hardback / 24 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

 

PENGUIN IS MY FRIEND

written & illustrated by Cho Eun-su
A boy wants a penguin as a pet. “But what if the penguin gets hungry or bored?” asks Mum.

Through the conversation, the boy and readers discover what penguins eat, how they live and survive in their environment.

Hardback / 32 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

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THE WATER DROP BROTHERS

written by Eun-hee Lee & illustrated by Mi-sook Yoon

A long time ago, when the Earth was extremely hot a lot of vapor erupted and created clouds. As the clouds got bigger and heavier, it started to rain and three drops came down to cool the hot Earth down and travelled to every corner of the earth. A great book to learn about the water cycle. Mi-sook Yoon received the Bologna Book Fair Ragazzi Award in 2004 for RED BEAN PORRIDGE AND THE OLD LADY. 

RIGHTS SOLD: World English

Hardback / 32 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

BANG! A VOLCANIC ERUPTION

written by Lim Tae-hoon & illustrated by Akemi Yamafuku

In the middle of the ocean stands an island on its own.

Sometimes, dark clouds cover up the island and sometimes a huge wave swallows up the island entirely. But where did it come from and how was it formed?

Hardback / 36 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

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ANIMALS WITH SHARP THINGS

written by Kim Sun-han & illustrated by Juliette Le Roux

Sharp, sharp, very sharp – just like a hook. What can it be? It’s a koala’s toe nail.

Sharp, sharp, very sharp – big and long like a baseball bat. What can it be? It’s an elephant seal’s tooth.

A beautiful book about animals’ sharp claws, teeth … and their use.

Hardback / 24 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

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SECRETS OF SOUPS

written by Sophie Dupuis-Gaulier, Marie Senécat & illustrated by Guillaume Czerw

Did you know for which special occasion Pablo the Snail prepares a cress soup or why Achille the Pirate prefers the Island soup?

Discover a number of tasty recipes to prepare with friends and family.

Hardback / 250 x 170/ 40 pages / Les P’tits Bérets

 

 

Brazil 100 Words

written & illustrated by Gilles Eduar

brasil-100-palavras-coverBrazil is so great that it houses the most diverse landscapes known as Amazonia, Caatinga, Cerrado, Pantanal, Atlantic Forest and Pampa. To celebrate this diversity, Gilles Eduar invites us to learn and discover all these wonders combining colourful spreads with highlights of keys animals and plants and short descriptions filled with incredible facts. A spectacular non-fiction picture book for all ages. Gilles Eduar’s books have been translated in French, Dutch, English, German and other languages.

Paperback / 270 x 360 / 48 pages / Companhias das Letrinhas

Nautilus Dream

written by David Almond & illustrated by Dieter Wiesmüller
Nautilus coverThe creatures of the sea swim beneath bridges and past castles. They soar across spires and statues. Now the waters have risen and the whale, the shark, the dolphin and the octopus try to understand the meaning of empty cities, flooded temples and desolate highways searching in vain for mankind. Dive into a magical world …

RIGHTS SOLD: Italian

Hardback / 370 x 260 / 48 pages / Tulipan Verlag

 

Carlotta, Henri and Life

written by Anette Beckmann & illustrated by Marion Goedelt

Cover_Carlotta_Henri_AufklaerungCarlotta and her brother Henri are wondering why Aunt Uli is acting funny. She eats weird food, falls asleep while playing. Aunt Uli is pregnant or, as Carlotta and Henri would say, she is in love and multiplies. How one becomes pregnant? Who is feeding the baby in the belly? A fun non-fiction book with humour and facts about sex and babies.

BOOK 2: THE KITCHEN IS UPSIDE DOWN / BOOK 3: HELP MUM’S PHONE IS IN THE TOILET – RIGHTS SOLD: Estonia

Hardback / 230 x 160 / 64 pages / Tulipan Verlag

Higher & Higher

written by Yuval Elazary & illustrated by Lital Amir

“Earth”, “country”Higher & Higher cover, “world” and “location” can be confusing notions. This great title introduces all these terms and more in an interactive new way. It invites children to explore the planet Earth and space. And it explains through words and illustrations how the Earth looks from above, how maps are drawn and read, and where we stand in the whole universe. WHITE RAVENS 2014 / RIGHTS SOLD: Japanese

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