Blog posts — Livre du mois

Mélissa Proulx
Book of the month: Où que tu sois

Book of the month: Où que tu sois

Ariella Prince Guttman and Geneviève Godbout offer us a "cuddly" book with Où que tu sois. An album full of sweetness and comfort for toddlers aged 0 to 6 years and their moms/dads who have to get used to the fact that they have to be separated during the day to be able to find each other again later. Through the splendid pastel illustrations of Geneviève Godbout (Joseph Fipps, Malou, Rose à petits pois, Si je n'étais pas Anne), we see how a mother and daughter remain connected despite the distance, while one is at work and the other at...

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Mélissa Proulx
Book of the month: All at home

Book of the month: All at home

Could we have imagined that a book about the pandemic could do us so much good? But that's what California-based illustrator and author LeUyen Pham has done so brilliantly with the book All at Home. Without ever naming the virus, she immerses us in the extraordinary daily life of 2020. Those first moments when time almost stood still, when animals took up residence in deserted towns and villages, when families went about their days differently. Health care personnel and essential workers took risks to keep us going. There were joys, there were sorrows... Almost all the characters and images in...

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