Louis I, King of the Sheep by Olivier Tallec: a smart, meditative story on how power changes identities and priorities and on how a good leader should not be

Olivier Tallec, Louis I, King of the Sheep Published 2015 by Enchanted Lion Books, 34p It was a nice coincidence how in the last couple of weeks, still very anchored in the Romanian political reality, still reading the news every day and revolting myself in front of my laptop, it happened to come across and… Continue reading Louis I, King of the Sheep by Olivier Tallec: a smart, meditative story on how power changes identities and priorities and on how a good leader should not be

The Blue Whale: a meditative nonfiction picture book that celebrates “the largest living creature on our planet”

Jenni Desmond, The Blue Whale Published 2015 by Enchanted Lion Books, 48p   The Blue Whale is an amazing book and what makes it special is the captivating blending of scientific facts with a sensitive and warm presentation, leading to an immediate interest of readers in the life of blue whales, “magnificent and intelligent creatures” how… Continue reading The Blue Whale: a meditative nonfiction picture book that celebrates “the largest living creature on our planet”

The Lion and the Bird: a sentimental story that explores our need for connection and praises loyalty and honest friendship

Marianne Dubuc, The Lion and the Bird. Translated by Sarah Ardizzone Printed 2015 by Book Island (first published 2013 by Enchanted Lion Books), 64p   When I read a story to my daughter she sits next to me, following the pictures, my face expressions and the inflections of my voice. She sometimes interrupts asking questions… Continue reading The Lion and the Bird: a sentimental story that explores our need for connection and praises loyalty and honest friendship

A story of a book that tells the story of all books

Kirsten Hall, The Jacket. Pictures by Dasha Tolstikova Published by Enchanted Lion Books, 2014, 32p This is a book about a book, a little book that pays tribute to all the books in the world. And it is wonderful. Book was a book that had just about everything. He was solid and strong. His words… Continue reading A story of a book that tells the story of all books