Books by La Souris Qui Raconte

THE BUTTERFLY BOOK by Marine Locatelli
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Sept. 30, 2014

"Despite a few problems, Paolo's story is presented dynamically enough to keep even non-Francophile readers engaged. (iPad storybook app. 5-10)"
A boy's loneliness in a new home is cured in unexpected ways when writings of his get loose in this ode to passionate young writers. Read full book review >
THE ILLUSION MAKER by La Souris Qui Raconte
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Oct. 26, 2013

"It's a droll salute to the pursuit of happiness, easily digested but with a fair measure of sophistication. (iPad storybook app. 7-10)"
A city has lost not only its magic, but its very spark of life in this pint-sized philosophical app. Read full book review >
THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT SANTA CLAUS by Anne-Gaelle  Balpe
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Nov. 9, 2012

"So charmingly offbeat that readers who still believe should survive their initial disappointment. (iPad holiday app. 7-9)"
No sleigh, no reindeer, no elves, no North Pole, not even a beard. Santa's actually a construction worker named Fred. Read full book review >
THE OGRESS by Francine  Pellaud
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Released: Sept. 9, 2012

"Unfortunately, the worthy message is overshadowed by its single-minded, intense delivery, which feels more like propaganda than storytelling. (iPad storybook app. 6-10)"
A heavy-handed allegorical tale about consumerism, fair trade and social conscience. Read full book review >
THE SWEET SONG OF THE WORLD by Cathy Dutruch
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: Aug. 3, 2012

"A celebration of untamed individualism that founders for a lack of musical swing and interactive immersion. (iPad storybook app. 8-12)"
A lovely ode to sailing your ship to the poetry within you that nonetheless manages to subvert itself. Read full book review >
THOMAS'S TRAVELS IN BOOKLAND by Cécile  Lavignette-Ammoun
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: July 14, 2012

"Culturally and aesthetically leagues away from such American outings as Miss Smith's Incredible Storybook by Michael Garland (2003), though it springs from the same root. (iPad storybook app. 6-8)"
Arty, heavily worked pictures give this sketchy account of a child's first visit to a public library a distinctively sophisticated look and tone. Read full book review >
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: June 9, 2012

"An outstanding, seamless combination of evocative art, poetic writing and ingeniously designed digital enhancements that mature audiences in particular (but not exclusively) will find profoundly moving. (thumbnail index) (iPad picture-book app. 8-10, adult)"
A centenarian who has just lost everything—nearly everything—reflects on his childhood and his chief regret in a poignant but wonder-filled memoir. Read full book review >