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dimanche 30 septembre 2018
par  Ben

The Murderer’s Ape / Jakob Wegelius

An anthropoid ape belonging to the subspecies Gorilla gorilla graueri does not know how he ended up among people. She must have been very small when it happened. Her very first memory is of sitting on a cold stone floor with a chain round her neck. Since then she has lived in the human world. (...)
Monday 1 May 2017
by  Ben

The Weight of Water / Sarah Crossan

Kasienka and her mother leave Gdańsk Główny with a suitcase and an old laundry bag filled with clothes, and head for England. Life in Coventry is lonely for Kasienka: her mother is so sad and school so hard... But when someone special swims into her life, Kasienka learns that there (...)
dimanche 9 avril 2017
par  Ben

Songe à la douceur / Clémentine Beauvais

Un magnifique roman en vers inspiré des deux "Eugène Onéguine" : celui de Pouchkine et l’opéra de Tchaikovsky.
Sunday 2 April 2017
by  Ben

The Royal Babysitters #1 / Clementine Beauvais, illustrations from Becka Moor

A funny little book full of stinky babies, characters from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, references to Harry Potter and high-five slaps :-) Interesting passages where the illustrations add significant elements to the story : > Not "the most comfortable landing... indeed". > p.100 : "the (...)