Orianne Lallemand / Illus Claire Frossard
It's Christmas Eve. As she looks out of the window, Petite taupe watches the snow fall. She sighs: what will she do with this long day? Suddenly: knock, knock, knock! Who's knocking on Petite taupe door? One by one her friends arrive, each bringing something to help her celebrate Christmas.
This book is great for teaching vocabulary relating to woodland animal names and can be used to introduce or recap vocabulary which relates to Christmas. It can also be used to help intercultural understanding, as children will learn how in France, people have a big meal on Christmas Eve.
Joyeux Noël, Petite taupe ! is written entirely in French as it is aimed at native speakers.
Suggested age range:
Native French speaker: 3 - 8 years
Learners of French as an additional language: 3 - 11 years
Paperback, 32pp, 215 x 215mm