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French Books

Fill your bookshelves with lovely French books! You can even let the children read them too. Peut-être.

These are some of our tried and tested favourite books from our baby language classes in Bristol and Cheltenham.

Tourne tourne petit moulin

A book about one of our favourite French songs, with touchy-feely pages for little hands to explore as you read.

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Dix Petites Graines

Count the seeds as you plant them, but watch out for the hazards! A lovely counting book, with gorgeous illustrations.

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Il fait comment le caméléon?

This is one of our all-time favourite books at Babel Babies. We love making all the animals noises, and so do the Bambinos!

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Mon Singe et Moi

Monkey and me we went to see... some animaux!

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Tous les bisous

Tous les bisous is just the cutest French children’s book about all the types of kisses: it does exactly what it says on the cover!

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La chasse à l'ours

Go on a bear hunt, in French!

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Enfin la paix

Poor old Papa Ours! Where will he get to sleep? And will he manage to catch 40 winks before the alarm goes off? Oh la la!

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Alouette, gentille alouette

A classic French song that is brought right up to date with the colourful illustrations, feathers and other touchy-feely elements in this edition. We can’t read it without singing, so it’s a great excuse to sing languages together!

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Loup, loup, y es-tu?

Full of suspense! What is wolf up to? Can you spot him in the forest? Attention, il arrive!

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Où est mon hibou?

Where is my owl? A classic touchey-feely book.

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Où est mon canard?

Where is my duck? A classic touchy-feely book.

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Ça n'existe pas!

A crocodile driving a car? Enjoy this book of funny French phrases.

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Oh non, George!

Harris is off to do some shopping. "Will you be good, George?" he asks. George hopes he can. He really wants to...but chocolate cake is just so very delicious and he does love to chase cat... What will George do now?

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C'est un livre

A wry exchange between an IT-savvy donkey, a book-loving ape and a mouse forms this playful and light-hearted look at the role of books in our digital age.

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Drôle d'oeuf

All the birds have laid an egg. All except for Duck. Then Duck is delighted to find an egg of his own to look after: it's the most beautiful egg in the whole world! But all the other birds think it's a very odd egg indeed - and everyone's in for a big surprise when it finally hatches.

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Et le petit dit...

We love this book at Babel Babies. What does the little one say?

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Bernard et le monstre

Not Now, Bernard is wonderful in French too. But is it a real monster who breaks Bernard's toys, or Bernard being naughty?

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Si le loup y était

Discover this classic French song with a touchy-feely book and puppet!

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