publicité sur Croque Loisirs, annuaire des activités enfants sur Genève et Pays de Gex
L'ESPLANADE DU LAC - Saison 2014-2015 du 3/9/2014 au 20/9/2015

Here's what's hot off the press...

Our booksellers' selection for this season.

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Aliens en vacances

Book in French
Sortie : 09/2013
Public : Ages 6-9
Autor(s) : Smith
Editor : Pocket
Avalaible : Média-Loisirs / Archamps

Summary :

When David learns that he’s going to spend all summer with his grandmother, in the middle of nowhere, he’s certain they are going to be the worst holidays of his life.
But when he arrives, he finds that his grandmother lives in a hotel that’s… a little unusual.
To start with, the décor, part Star Wars, part hippie is rather surprising, but David has no idea what more there is in store…


Boosellers' favourie: La 5ème vague

Book in French
Sortie : 09/2013
Public : From age 13
Autor(s) : Rick Yancey
Editor : Robert Laffont
Avalaible : Média-Loisirs / Archamps

Summary :

They know how we think.
They know how to exterminate us.
They have taken away any reason for living.
Now they’re coming to take away the things we are willing to die for…
At the break of the 5th Wave, on a deserted highway exit ramp, Cassie tries to escape THEM…
They are these creatures who resemble us in every way and who scour the countryside, executing anyone unfortunate enough to cross THEIR path…


Booksellers' favourite: Sam et Julia dans la maison des souris

affiche Coup de coeur du libraire : Sam et Julia dans la maison des souris

Book in French
Sortie : 09/2013
Public : Ages 6-9
Autor(s) : Karina Schaapman
Editor : Gallimard jeunesse
Avalaible : Fnac Genève

Summary :

Sam is Julia’s best friend. Julia is Sam’s best friend.
They spend hours playing together - poking into every corner, knocking on neighbours’ doors, making pancakes or stupid jokes.
The days go by really fast in the home of the mice…
A book that has been translated into 9 languages.


La liste

Book in French
Sortie : 09/2013
Public : Ages 9-12
Autor(s) : Siobhan Vivian
Editor : Nathan
Avalaible : Média-Loisirs / Archamps

Summary :

A horrid tradition reigns at Mount Washington High School: one week before the ball that opens every new year, a list is posted in the corridors. Nobody knows who makes this list.
And nobody has ever managed to prevent it being posted.
Invariably, every year, the prettiest and ugliest of the 1st year, 2nd year, 3rd year and final year students are chosen.
Eight girls in all…


Les bons plans de Charlie Jackson pour réussir sans rien faire

Book in French
Sortie : 09/2013
Public : Ages 9-12
Autor(s) : Tommy Greenwald
Editor : Milan
Avalaible : Fnac Genève

Summary :

Name: Charlie Jackson.
Activity: student.
Aim in life: succeed at school without ever opening a book.
His secret: it’s up to you to find out!


L'école du prince de Motordu

Book in French
Sortie : 09/2013
Public : Ages 6-9
Autor(s) : Pef
Editor : Gallimard jeunesse
Avalaible : Fnac Genève

Summary :

Five books in one!
L’ivre de français, Le Livre de nattes, Les belles lisses poires de France, Leçons de géoravie, Silence naturel, tout sur le corps humain.
This book was specially written by the "Prince de Motordu" and his wife, Princesse Dézécolle, a teacher.
It is intended to make their pupils behave in school.


Maman où es tu ?

Book in French
Sortie : 09/2013
Public : Ages 3-6
Autor(s) : Eleonore Douspis
Editor : Circonflexe
Avalaible : Fnac Genève

Summary :

Lost deep in the jungle, a little mouse is looking for her mum.
« Walk towards the brown creepers, » the toucan tells her, « your mum was there a few moments ago ».
But are they really creepers?
Page after page, our heroine and the young reader will go from one surprise to the next, finding out each time that appearances can be deceptive.