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author/illustrator: various

ages: 7+

48 pages

13.7 x 21 cm



The Lives of Great Historical Figures Told to Children

  • This series tells the lives of great figures to children, with beautiful illustrations and a dynamic style to make them get to know these fascinating characters, and through them, parts of History.


    Agatha Christie, Queen of Crime


    author / illustrator: Laure Monloubou


    Agatha Christie has travelled the world by boat, train, car. She has explored the landscapes and customs of the countries she has discovered, while keeping a foot in the Victorian era that she loved so much. She was a nurse during the First World War. Her pharmacy technician's diploma gave her the taste for poisons and other relentless concoctions for the crimes of her future novels... Thanks to her second husband, she immersed herself in archaeology. Her intrigues then took on the color of the excavation sites!


    Alexander, The Conqueror


    author/illustrator: Jean-Luc Langlois/Daniele Catalli


    The fascinating life of Alexander the Great, one of the most famous figures from Antiquity, and one of the greatest conquerors in history. 


    Bouddha, The Great Wise Man


    author/illustrator: Vanina Marchetti/Clémence Pollet


    « Siddharta wouldn’t leave his apartments, an huge distress had engulfed his soul. Night and day, a thousand questions and a thousand doubts assailed the prince. He couldn’t sleep, couldn’t eat, wouldn’t speak with anyone. He was thinking. Trying to find a meaning to all this. »

    Also available in the series "Great Historical Figures told to Children": Buddha, Calamity Jane, Cleopatra, Electre, Orpheus.

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