Night Train

Original Title:

Train de nuit


L’Étagère du bas








ISBN: 978-2-490253-72-2

32 pages

21,5 x 25,5 - 15€

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The train speeds through the night, Zélie is wide awake. To counter boredom, she looks around and listens to the rhythmic sound of the wheels on the tracks. Suddenly, a distant melody urges her to get up and leads her to the dining car… What incredible sight will the child discover?


Key words: train, night, animals, music, dream


Strong points:

-The train is a theme that never cease to nourish the imagination of children and, coupled with that of the night, they become the ideal ingredients for a tasty and magical story !

-Karine Guiton’s writing is fine, melodious and with a lot of details of her text, in order to immerse the reader as close as possible to the incredible experience lived by Zélie, the heroine of the story.

-Watercolor and Indian ink illustratrions full of softness by Clémence Monnet who works with shadows and lights to perfection: an essential aspect for this album which takes place in the middle of the night.


Publication: January 2024

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