“I didn’t know I could climb so high. …”

h1 June 21st, 2022 by jules


How about a French picture book import? I’ve a review over at the Horn Book of Morgane de Cadier’s‘s Just to See (Blue Dot Kids Press, May 2022), illustrated by Florian Pigé and translated by Johanna McCalmont.

That review is here, and below are some spreads.



“I know the forest inside out. Every day, I watch it from my tree house.
I study every little thing for miles around.”

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“I didn’t know I could climb so high. …”
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JUST TO SEE. Text: Morgane de Cadier. Illustrations: Florian Pigé. French-language edition originally published under the title: Juste Pour Voir, © 2021 Maison Eliza, Paris. Original English-language edition published © 2022 Blue Dot Publications LLC. Original English-language edition translation © 2022 Johanna McCalmont. Illustrations reproduced by permission of the publisher.

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