Tag Archives: Orso Editions

OUR FRIENDS – FULL STOP, COMMAS

written and illustrated by Coralie Saudo and Mayana Itoïz

The inverted commas love to chat and they have invited all their punctuation friends. This book offers an exceptional approach to learning punctuation with humour and stories that make it easier for young readers to understand and remember the role and use of punctuation. Also in the series: MY WORLD FROM A TO Z and MY CLASSROOM FROM 1 TO 1000.

Hardback / 230 x 300 / 44 pages / Editions Les P’tits Berets

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.

A COLLECTION OF FEET BOARD BOOK

written and illustrated by Sandra Le Guen and Marjorie Béal

Charlotte’s feet can’t stand wearing boots and Grandma’s feet like to look pretty. A collection of feet from family members or friends in a colourful world.

Board Book / 180 x 180 / 20 pages / Editions Les P’tits Berets

THE REFUGE

written by Sandra Le Guen and illustrated by Stéphane Nicolet

One day a new girl joined the class. She came 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: English, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil) & Turkish

Hardback / 185 x 265 / 32 pages / Orso Editions

THE SECRET PASSAGE

written by Anne Loyer & illustrated by Chiara Arsego
Loli has a secret: when you go to the watchmaker on PassingTime street, if you turn the key twice the giant dial opens up. And inside, everything is magical. With every  tick-tock comes a new memory, a laugh and dreams have no limits.

Hardback / 240 x 320 mm / 40 pages / Les P’tits Berets

 

 

When You Sleep

written by Gabriella Ballin & illustrated by Daniela Volpari

When you are asleep, the Earth doesn’t stop turning. Many things happen on all the continents: a child in China is getting ready for school, a bear in Canada eats a snack. RIGHTS SOLD: Slovenian

Hardback / 300 x 200 mm / 36 pp / Les P’tits Beret

Abigail’s Sweet

written by Bénédicte Carboneill & illustrated by Barbara Brun

Tonight someone is knocking on the Ladenlongue family’s door. Who dares enter this dangerous manor? Gaëtan has come to ask for sweets or for a spell. It is Halloween! Abigail can’t stay in bed, she has to see who came to visit. Behind her parents’ back she follows Gaëtan from door to door and she discovers the pleasure of eating sweets … with moderation!!

Hardback / 205 x 210 / 32 pages / Les P’tits Berets

ALEXANDRA DAVID-NÉEL

written by Marion Besnard & illustrated by Vivilablonde

Alexandra David-Néel was born in 1868 in Saint-Mandé, France. She was a Belgian–French explorer, spiritualist, Buddhist and the first European woman to stay in Lhassa, Tibet, in 1924. My Heroines seriesoffers to discover the fate of women who changed the History of Mankind. Their journeys are a testimony of great courage and a contribution to major changes. In the series Lucie Aubrac and coming soon Coco Chanel and Cleopatra.

Hardback / 160 x 230 / 48 pp / Editions les P’tits Bérets