Children's books

 
 
Raoul Ruiz - A nine-year-old aviator
2021
English edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Fictions
An unpublished tale by Raoul Ruiz.
Raoul Ruiz - Un aviateur de neuf ans
2021
French edition
Dis Voir - Cinema – Fictions
An unpublished tale by Raoul Ruiz.
Shirin Azari - Stories of Little and Big Blossoms
2020
bilingual edition (English / German)
Edition Patrick Frey
Conceived as a children's book, Stories of Little and Big Blossoms is a collection of illustrated short stories about Elham, a little Iranian girl exiled in Germany, and her difficulties to fit in this new environment. A poetic work on exile, friendship, courage and open-mindedness, inspired by the childhood of author and illustrator, Shirin Azari.
Adam Higton - Who am I?
2019
English edition
Nieves
A children's book conceived by illustrator Adam Higton. It's small square size was inspired by the Pixi children's books and by the Nupuset series from Petomies.
 Line Faden-Babin & Jakob Rachmanski - Kierkegaard and the Mermaid
2019
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Once upon a time, in a coral palace at the bottom of the sea, hidden from human eyes, there lived a princess with a fish's tail. Her parents adored her, and she was engaged to the most tender and beautiful of all the mermen, and she could have been the happiest of all the mermaids. But the little princess was desperately unhappy… (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Keren Cytter - The Brutal Turtle
2018
English edition
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
Second in a trilogy of children's books, The Brutal Turtle tells the story of a Turtle wandering in the desert, trying to reach the animal farm. Facing cruel obstacles during his journey, he becomes angry and terrorizes the farm's people once he arrives at the farm. A tale on power's relativity, hate, violence, and on the importance to be nice.
Keren Cytter - The Furious Hamster
2018
English edition
CEC (Centre d'édition contemporaine)
The last in a trilogy of children's books, this publication tells the story of a hamster stuck between the pages of a book. Wishing to escape to discover the animal farm, he will find the help of his own fleas. A story about caring and learning, by artist Keren Cytter.
Guillaume Pilet - My Life as a Parade
2018
English edition
CCS (Centre culturel suisse Paris)
This publication presents a series of some forty autobiographical drawings in pencil, ink and watercolor. The artist chose to recount his life as a children's story, flicking through fleeting memories, dramatic events, and brief anecdotes.
Yan Marchand - Martin Heidegger\'s Grouch
2018
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Questioning the meaning of one's existence with Martin Heidegger (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Mara Züst - Would you rather…
2017
English edition
Nieves
This book is a reinterpretation of the classic children's picture book by English Author and Illustrator John Burningham from 1979, illustrating the preference game “Would you rather”… With enchanting drawings made out of sand by Carolina Cerbaro.
Nathalie Novi - Dr. Freud, Fish Whisperer
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Discovering the id, ego, and superego with Dr. Freud (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Peter Wezel - Nepomuk
2017
no text
Nieves
First published in 1964, this wordless and colorful picture book is a tale of friendship between a pink bird and an orange fish. The illustrations by Swiss artist Peter Wezel are rendered with a deliberate childlike naiveté which will delight children and adults alike.
Anne-Margot Ramstein - Albert Einstein\'s Bright Ideas
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
The young Albert Einstein has a very important job: he must deliver electricity to the big Oktoberfest celebration in Munich. As he hurries from one merry-go-round to another, nothing seems to be going as planned. With his sister, Maja, Heinrich the dog, and Niels Bohr, a qualified dwarf-thrower, can he win a battle against the laws of the universe? The key just may lie in the question of whether a dumpling can fly faster than light (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Vincent Sorel - Diogenes the Dog-Man
2017
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
Diogenes as a dog (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Annabelle Buxton - Wittgenstein\'s Rhinoceros
2016
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
1914. Europe is at war. The experts on deciphering code and secret writing are wild with excitement: What in the world can be the meaning of those incomprehensible notes scribbled by secret agent Ludwig Wittgenstein? The young scholar himself is unable to help them—he is hunting a wild beast, a figure of dubious existence… (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Laurent Moreau - Professor Kant\'s Incredible Day
2016
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
What can I know? What should I do? What may I hope? What's for dinner? More than two hundred years ago, on a day that takes quite a peculiar course, Professor Kant is working hard to give an answer to all these questions. Not only the morning papers, but also a slightly perfumed letter get in his way however. As a result, he even forgets to go out on his regular digestive walk—and everything goes off the rails… (an illustrated philosophy book for children).
Jean-Paul Mongin - Mister Descartes and his Evil Genius
2016
English edition
Diaphanes - Plato & Co.
On a long, cold winter night, more than three hundred years ago, Mister Descartes is suddenly beset by profound doubts: Can I trust my senses, or am I fooled by illusions? Is there an Evil Genius behind all things? What if the outside world is only a dream? Is my own existence nothing but the product of my imagination? (an illustrated philosophy book for children).


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