LES ÉDITIONS DU RICOCHET FOREIGN RIGHTS CATALOGUE AUTUMN 2017

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1 LES ÉDITIONS DU RICOCHET FOREIGN RIGHTS CATALOGUE AUTUMN 2017

2 AMAZING nature Emmanuelle Houssais BEFORE ME Explosion, evolution, coming to the world Text and Pictures / Emmanuelle Houssais We are on board for a surprising odyssey in time and space. From the infinitely big scale until the smallest possible, from the times before the Big Bang until the birth of a baby today. This wonderful and poetic album is a journey along the evolution of life on Earth. At every step, nothing is created, nothing is lost, all things change. RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese and Italian

3 PICTURE BOOK AGE pages 29.5 X 29.5 cm French retail price: 16 euros COPIES SOLD! Emmanuelle Houssais RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese, Korean and Italian UNDER MY FEET - Underground life Text and Pictures / Emmanuelle Houssais Under our feet a vast world of animals, some more visible some less, some more known some less, turn the ground into a rich compost that will feed plants when the time comes. The generous format of this album with highly accurate illustrations is teeming with details of the annual cycle of these little animals!

4 NATURAL stories ANIMALS! Text / Françoise Laurent Pictures / Capucine Mazille The tisserin s fitness, the monkey s gregariousness, the boa s digestion, the white bear s fur, the penguin s walk, the manta ray s flight 21 funny stories, moving and fierceful to tell all of the diversity of behaviours in the animal s realm.

5 FICTION PICTURE BOOK 36 pages 29.5 x 29.5 cm / 25,5 x 25,5 cm French retail price: 16 / euros THE EARTH IS WARMING UP! Text / Sandrine Dumas Roy Pictures / Emmanuelle Houssais The Earth is getting warmer - it s a fact and all because of farts! Incredibly, it s true - farting cows are one of the causes of global warming. The animals are holding a competition to find a solution: eat GM (gas modified) foods? Make fizzy milk? Use this gas to run a factory manufacturing ice? A delightful picture book that provides a humorous introduction to the problem of global warming. RIGHTS SOLD IN English, German, Portuguese, Simpl. and Complex Chinese and Korean

6 KEY topics WORDS MATTER, A BIT, A LOT, TREMENDOUSLY Text / Rhéa Dufresne Pictures / Sébastien Chebret Hello, Welcome, Please, Goodbye, Thank you, Have a good day, Safe journey, Excuse me, No problem, Good luck, Well done! little phrases that can change your life if put to good use! Using polite language can facilitate dialogue with friends and aid communication on every occasion.

7 FICTION PICTURE BOOK 36 pages 22 x 22 cm French Retail Price: 12,50 euros COPIES SOLD! RIGHTS SOLD IN Korean EMOTIONS, MOVING A BIT, A LOT Text / Rhéa Dufresne Pictures / Sébastien Chebret Every day, in my heart and in my head, it is a big flow of emotions! Wonder, joy, anger, sadness, calm, embarrassment, jealousy, surprise, envy, pride, impatience, fear 12 main emotions are related to daily situations. A good help to know about and deal with our emotions. TIME, ENDS A BIT, A LOT... Text / Rhéa Dufresne Pictures / Ariana Tamburini A SECOND is the time it takes to steal a kiss. A MINUTE is the time to peel an orange. An HOUR is the time to paint a masterpiece... A DAY is the time to turn a room into a spaceship by covering walls with big planets. A YEAR is long enough to add one number to my age Simple and efficient, this book gives clues to feel confortable with time measures. RIGHTS SOLD IN Korean and Complex Chinese

8 DAILY life Les Editions du Ricochet HE IS MY BROTHER! Text / Lenia Major Pictures / Claire Vogel What looks less like a miniature dinosaur than a young panda? One is hairy, the other isn t. One is green, the other isn t. But! Mum and Dad give them both the same hugs, and they like the same stories and games... The older ones take care of the younger ones. Both hate spinach and love whipped cream. They do the same stupid things... So they re brothers! RIGHTS SOLD IN Brazil.

9 FICTION BOOK AGE pages 22 x 22 cm French retail price: 12,50 euros THE CLASS PHOTO Text / Lenia Major Pictures / Fabien Öckto Lambert The class photo... is unforgettable! A moment of warmth. A souvenir to cherish and above all a lot of fun that brings together all children, with their eccentricities, particularities, differences... The story transports us to a comical situation, with each stage of the process providing an opportunity for typical schoolyard behaviour.

10 BODY I know my body AN EXPLORATION OF THE GREAT FUNCTIONS OF THE HUMAN BODY! Children are very curious about the way their body work. To answer their questions in a precise and funny way, is to help them understand their growth and their health. Le squelette Je connais mon corps 1,2,3, ON BOUGE! RIGHTS SOLD IN Korean and Simplified Chinese Françoise Laurent Sébastien Chebret 1,2,3 LET S MOVE The skeleton Text / Françoise Laurent Pictures / Sébastien Chebret All of us can stand still. And we are able to run, walk, nod, and wink All thanks to our skeleton, some muscles and a brain. The brain gives the orders, the muscles make the bones move, and they make the skeleton. A lovely picture book to explain and understand the machinery of our wonderful «human body»! OTHER TITLES COMING IN SPRING 2018 : 1 HEART, 2 LUNGS The breathing EATING, AND AFTER? The digestion

11 NON FICTION BOOK AGE pages 19 x 29 cm Price: euros Je connais mon corps 9 MOIS, 1 BÉBÉ La grossesse Françoise Laurent Sébastien Chebret 9 MONTHS, 1 BABY The birth Text / Françoise Laurent Pictures / Sébastien Chebret If there is an egg in the mother s belly, it is because two reproductive cells, one spermatozoid and one ovule, have merged. This is the fertilization! The egg will next grow to become an embryo, then a foetus. The organs, the members will appear and develop until the birth day. In vitro fertilization, twin pregnancy, caesarean section All is explained in a simple and accurate way. RIGHTS SOLD IN Korean and Simplified Chinese

12 FOOD I know what I eat A LITTLE WALK AROUND THE FIELDS TO ENJOY THE BEST PRODUCTS! Where does our food come from? How are they cultivated, picked up fabricated? A necessary collection for a good education to eating healthy and according to our environment s needs. Pictures / Nicolas Gouny CHOCOLATE Text / Sandrine Dumas Roy We drink it, we bit it, Or we lick it on our fingers Black, brown or white, its the celebrity from the pastry shop! And a feast for the little greedy ones! Where does the cacao come from? How can one make cacao grow? And pick it up? Are all chocolate as good as each other? OTHER TITLES COMING IN SPRING 2018 : WATER - BANANAS

13 NON FICTION PICTURE BOOK AGE pages 22 x 25,5 cm French Retail Price: 12,50 euros Françoise Laurent Nicolas Gouny TOMATES RIGHTS SOLD IN Korean and Complex Chinese POTATOES RIGHTS SOLD IN Korean, and Complex Chinese HONEY RIGHTS SOLD IN Korean, Simpl. and Complex Chinese MILK RIGHTS SOLD IN Spanish, Korean, Simpl. and Complex Chinese APPLES RIGHTS SOLD IN Korean, Simpl. and Complex Chinese RICE RIGHTS SOLD IN Korean, Simpl. and Complex Chinese SUGAR RIGHTS SOLD IN Spanish, Korean, Simpl. and Complex Chinese EGGS RIGHTS SOLD IN Spanish, Korean, Simpl. and Complex Chinese BREAD RIGHTS SOLD IN Spanish, Korean, Simpl. and Complex Chinese

14 TREES In the shade of A LITTLE FOREST OF CARTON-MADE BOOKS TO DISCOVER LIFE IN THE TREES SHADE These tree shaped book-objects are perfectly adapted for our tiny ones, with several experimentations and manipulations! Text and pictures / Chloé du Colombier THE CHERRY TREE All year long, this tree host within its branches, some leaves and flowers from numerous species. THE OAK The oak is very spread in our forests, we like to look at its leaves as they change colours with seasons. Animals shelter in them

15 BOARD BOOKS AGE UNDER 2 8 pages 16 x 18,6 cm French retail Price: 8,50 euros THE BAOBAB The animals from the savannah come in numbers to enjoy the coolness, of its leaves and its branches. THE ORANGE TREE Let s go discover the animals who leave in a more gentle climate THE PALM TREE THE APPLE TREE THE WILLOW THE PINE TREE

16 NATURE awakening A SERIOUSLY DOCUMENTED WALK INTO NATURE How do plants grow? Where does the rain come from? Why is the sky dark at night? So many questions children ask from their youngest age. A book s collection for all the little want-to-be scientists. L IL TRAVELERS Birds migrations Text and Picture / Chloé du Colombier Throughout the summer, birds gorge themselves on fruits, seeds and insects in preparation for the winter months. There are those that somehow cope with the cold weather and others that take flight in search of warmer climes. They need energy and time to cross the seas and deserts! OTHER TITLES COMING IN SPRING 2018 : L IL MONKEYS - L IL BEES

17 NON FICTION PRESCHOOL AGE pages 19 x 19 cm French Retail Price: 8,50 euros Françoise Laurent Chiara Dattola Françoise Laurent Chiara Dattola Météorologie Géologie L IL SEASONS L IL VOLCANOES Fleur Daugey Chiara Dattola Astronomie L IL SLEEPERS RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese COPIES SOLD! L IL FARM L IL PLANETS L IL STREAM RIGHTS SOLD IN Simpl.Chinese, Portuguese and Korean L IL GARDEN RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese L IL FOREST RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese

18 HELLO animals! 10 YEARS THIS YEAR! A non fiction series for the little ones naturally curious! At the end of every book, a popularization article add some further details for the elder ones. Pictures / Capucine Mazille SPLASH THE WHALE, HOP THE DOLPHIN! - Cetaceans Text / Marguerite Tiberti Whales, Sperm whales and Dolphins nurse their young, they are warm-blooded and breathe through their lungs. They are mammals just like us! Whales sing, dolphins chatter to locate each other and also to communicate. They have beaten many records. OTHER TITLES COMING IN SPRING 2018 : NORTH POLE OR SOUTH POLE?

19 NON FICTION PICTURE BOOK AGE pages 27 x 21 cm French retail price: euros Reproduction Françoise Laurent Capucine Mazille THOUSANDS OF BABIES Breeding Text / Fleur Daugey Text / Françoise Laurent AS THE CROW FLIES Migratory birds RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Danish Text / Françoise Laurent Text / Michel Francesconi TOUS AUX ABRIS Animal habitat RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese, Korean BON APPÉTIT ANIMALS! Diets RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Danish HORSES A domestic species RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Danish Text / Françoise Laurent LIKE MARMOTS Hibernation RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Danish Text / Michel Francesconi

20 HELLO animals! YESTERDAY A CATERPILLAR, TODAY A BUTTERFLY! Lepidoptera Text / Eric Mathivet Pictures / Emilie Vanvolsem With six legs and antennae like flies and ants But above all: two beautiful pairs of wings. Butterflies are insects. Their first life, in the form of a caterpillar, lasts a few weeks. Some sting, some are hairy and some look scary. They are constantly snacking since they have to change their skin 4 or 5 times, before metamorphosing into butterflies

21 NON FICTION PICTURE BOOK AGE pages 27 x 21 cm French retail price: euros ANIMALS AREN T STUPID Animal intelligence RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese and Danish Text / Fleur Daugey Pictures / Emilie Vanvolsem HATS OFF TO MUSHROOMS Mycology RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese Text / Fleur Daugey Pictures / Emilie Vanvolsem THE PRETTY BLUE Oceanology RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese and Danish Text / Marguerite Tiberti Pictures / Capucine Mazille LOVELY PLANT! The cycle of plant RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese Text / Marguerite Tiberti Pictures / Capucine Mazille Paléontologie NEW DINOSAURS Paleontology RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese Text / Eric Mathivet Pictures / Capucine Mazille

22 HELLO science! LITTLE SHOCKS AND BIG EARTHQUAKES - Sismology Text / Michel Francesconi Pictures / Céline Manillier Earth is the only planet that has earthquakes! There s a simple reason: it is the only planet with a fragmented crust that slowly travels on a layer of more-viscous material. When the tectonic plates rub against each other, they create pressures that get released little by little. This can result in minor shocks that no-one feels, or major earthquakes as if Godzilla were stomping through.

23 NON FICTION PICTURE BOOK AGE pages 27 x 21 cm French retail price: euros RAIN AND SHINE Meteorology RIGHTS SOLD IN Simpl.Chinese, Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese Text / Anne-Claire Lévêque Pictures / Jérôme Peyrat WATER! The water cycle RIGHTS SOLD IN Portuguese, Simplified and Complex Chinese, Korean, Arabic, Spanish and Vietnamese Text / Christelle Huet-Gomez Pictures / Emmanuelle Houssais THE FAMOUS STARS Astronomy RIGHTS SOLD IN Simpl.Chinese and Vietnamese Text / Adèle Tariel Pictures / Céline Manillier ELECTRIC CIRCUITS Electricity RIGHTS SOLD IN Korean Text / Michel Francesconi Pictures / Jérôme Peyrat PLANETS IN VIEW! The solar system Text / Michel Francesconi Pictures / Céline Manillier FIRE-EATER VOLCANOES Volcanism Text / Françoise Laurent Pictures / Céline Manillier RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese RIGHTS SOLD IN Simplified Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese

24 CONTACT Natalie Vock-Verley Executive Editor and Foreign Rights Manager Let s meet! FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR: 11th to 13th of October 2017 Hall 5.1 D61 CHILDREN SHANGHAÏ BOOK FAIR: 11th to 19th of November 2017 CHILDREN BOLOGNA BOOK FAIR: 26th to 28th of March 2018 ricochet-livres-jeunesse.fr