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Our World: France

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$9.99
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Board Book

ISBN: 9781646867189

$9.99
Written by Evelyne Holingue
Illustrated by Margaux Carpentier

Spend a day in France counting the dogs un-deux-trois, taking Doudou out for a walk, and playing until it's time for bonne nuit. Author Evelyne Holingue and illustrator Margaux Carpentier draw on their young lives in France to create an authentic picture of modern French life.

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Key Selling Points:

  • AUTHENTIC: Author Evelyne Holingue and illustrator Margaux Carpentier draw on their lived experience of life in France to create this book.
  • AVOIDS STEREOTYPES: A focus on daily life in France, rather than landmarks, offers real insights into this culture that will resonate with children from all over the world.
  • GLOBAL AWARENESS FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN: Bold artwork, engaging text and relatable topics make global learning accessible to very young readers.
  • ENDNOTES: Endnotes offer simple explanations of the objects and actions found in the book.

More Details

  • Product Dimensions: 6.7 x 6.5 in
  • Page Count: 20 pages
  • Age Range: Ages 0-4 years

Awards & Accolades

“Lovely illustrations accompany this quaint, toddler-friendly intro to French culture and language” – Kirkus Reviews

About the Contributors

Written by - Evelyne Holingue
Born in Normandy, Evelyne Holingue studied French literature at La Sorbonne in Paris before immigrating to the USA; while raising her bilingual family, she never stopped to write and teach. A published author of fiction for children and young adults, she is often invited to school and book events. Evelyne and her husband now call the Blue Ridge Mountains home.
Illustrated by - Margaux Carpentier
Margaux Carpentier is an image maker and storyteller working mainly in London, sometimes in France, and further away. She creates pictures using a symbolic language, so each piece can be read by all, in many different ways. Her work is inspired by the infinite combinations of hues offered by the world; her images transcribe the choreography of living things. She works on varied projects, from large murals, installations and paintings to detailed book illustrations, and even toys!

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