Les Vermeilles

book Wednesday 23 Dec H 18:30 online Duration

chair Ilaria Tontardini

with Camille Jourdy

During an ordinary camping trip with her parents, Jo spots two tiny creatures riding tiny horses, quarreling. She follows them into the woods to find a magical realm, a mix of traditional fairy tales and Maurice Sendak. Special mention at the BolognaRagazzi Award 2020, awarded at the Angoulême Festival and the Salon de la Presse Jeunesse de Montreuil, Les Vermeilles is one of the most elegant, original and clever children's comics ever written. Her author - French cartoonist Camille Jourdy - tell illustration scholar Ilaria Tontardini how this little masterpiece came to be.

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