It is always time to learn… Through a plethora of first times, a picture book to understand that we grow a little everyday.
You can learn anything. To plant flowers, eat with chopsticks, ride a bike, speak a foreign language… And it is exactly what the character of this story does. The reader immediately bonds with the character, who is thirsty for knowledge. Until the end of the book, when we celebrate a joyful occasion : his birthday. A final surprise that gives meaning to the whole book… as the character turns out to be a 74 years old grandmother ! The intelligent framing by Michio Watanabe makes for a surprising first reading. We can only fully understand the character at the end, and each learning situation can be linked to a moment of childhood. This is all the genius of this picture book for the young and not so young…
Published 17 03 16
Starting age 4 ans