The book follows a little girl, her brother and their puppy Leo, for one day in the summer holidays. The children decide to go on a picnic and have to choose between the forest, the playground or the beach. They decide to go to the beach and spend their day flying a kite and splashing in the sea. The day is almost spoiled by the puppy Leo who eats all their picnic, but an ice cream seller comes to the rescue and the day is saved. There’s a typically English feel to the water colour illustrations. Subject = Summer - beach. This book has a vocabulary center page in each language.
The book is written in English and French. Read the story in your native language to get to know it. Then flip the book over and it's the same story in your target language; it's like having 2 books in one, back to back! Beautifuly illustrated in watercolours, by Marigold Plunkett. Bilingual French-English book for children ages 3-11.
L'ÉTÉ - Summer (book)
21.6cm x 21.6cm. Soft cover full gloss, perfect bound. Full colour. 78 pages . Weight 0.455lbs. Authour Mandie Davis, Illustrator Marigold Plunkett. Produced and published by Les Puces. ISBN: 9780993156939