Everybody Bonjours!

By Leslie Kimmelman; Sarah Mcmenemy (Illustrator)
(Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375844430, 40pp.)

Publication Date: April 8, 2008

Other Editions of This Title: Library Binding, Paperback

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Description

Shop a fancy France-y store. Eat a pretty petit four. Discover! Sightsee! Explore! On this fun and friendly tour, everybody says “Bonjour!” Whether at a soccer stadium (“players scoring”), a crêpe stand (“batter pouring”), or strolling the Champs d’ Elysee (where folks “bonjour” in every store), a little girl and her family are welcomed everywhere with the signature French greeting. Jump into these pages and enjoy the trip! Through lilting words and lively images, Everybody Bonjours welcomes young reader-travelers to a Paris that isn’t just for artists, grown-ups, and dreamers– it’s for kids!




About the Author

Leslie Kimmelman is the well-regarded author of over 15 picture books. She lives with her family in Ardsley, New York.

Sarah McMenemy was declared a “new talent to watch” (Publishers Weekly) for her picture book debut, Waggle. She lives in London, England.




Praise For Everybody Bonjours!

Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, March 24, 2008:
"Kids may well demand to be taken to the nearest passport office after finishing this light-as-a-soufflé salute to the City of Lights."

Starred Review, Booklist, August 1, 2008:
“The brief rhymes are tightly rendered but cleverly worded, and they work perfectly in tandem with the art.”

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