Classic children itineraries in early 1900s Paris
Charlotte in Paris by Joan MacPhail Knight
While in Paris, Charlotte dines at a cafe on the Champs-Elysees, watches a marionette show in the Tuileries gardens and celebrates her birthday at the Eiffel Tower.
In their continuing quest to save the world from evil forces, Mistral, Elettra, Harvey, and Sheng meet again in Paris, where they must search for the mysterious veil of Isis reportedly hidden in the heart of the city.
Walks include: Notre Dame, The Eiffel Tower, Grands Boulevards, Centre Pompidou, Le Marais
Part story, part grand tour, Monica Wellington’s tale of a Parisian street-cart vendor will charm and inform.
A mysterious postcard leads Lisa and Nilly from Oslo to Paris in search of Doctor Proctor…
Dodsworth and his (crazy) friend the duck have just arrived in Paris. It is their first time in the City of Lights, and they are ready for some adventures magnifique!
Paris has just been discovered by Eloise the little girl from the Plaza…
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!
There’s a new boy in school, and he’s from Paris…
Henri’s Walk to Paris is the story of a young boy who lives in Reboul, France, who dreams of going to Paris.
Charming pictures are among those that Francoise herselft considered her best. Why not? This is the Paris she loved – even the quay near her old studio on the Seine!
Kiki loves Coco, her cloth doll. Coco loves Kiki, her girl. The two are never apart. It s as if they were made for each other. Together they travel to Paris and delight in the city of lights.
Lydia The Ladybug In Paris by Marie Lawrence
An exciting new adventure starring Lydia as she’s taken to the fashion capital of the world.
This collection brings together all six of the Madeline books in one volume
Nothing frightens Madeline–not tigers, not mice, not even getting sick. To Madeline, a trip to the hospital is a grand adventure.
Madeline’s Christmas, Ludwig Bemelmans’ classic tale of a little French girl named Madeline as she celebrates Christmas, is perfect for this holiday season.
This easy-to-read book is written in rhyme, and there are full-color illustrations throughout in the same charming style as the original Madeline books.
John Bemelmans Marciano carries on the legacy begun by his grandfather, Ludwig Bemelmans, author and illustrator of the Madeline books, with stunning watercolor artwork and playful, energetic storytelling.
Paris in the 1400s. A young girl named Marguerite delights in assisting her father, Jacques, in his craft: illuminating manuscripts for the nobility of France.
A fine recipe for pleasure: Julia Child, the culinary arts, Paris and a lucky cat. Magnifique!
Merlin sends Jack and Annie on a mysterious mission to Paris, France, over a hundred years ago.
(Sightseers Essential Travel Guides to the Past)
You will need a reliable travel guide if you are to visit Paris in 1789.
This is not a guidebook. And it is definitely ‘not-for-parents’. It is the real, inside story about one of the world’s most famous cities – Paris.
This delightful friendship story will keep readers laughing as they join Ollie and Moon on their cumulative guessing game through the City of Light.
A young boy in postwar Paris is unsure of how to make pancakes from a box of pancake flour he receives as a gift, because he can read French, but directions on the box are printed in English.
Paris in the Spring with Picasso by Joan Yolleck
This evocative portrait of the artists that made Paris tick in the early 20th century is a perfect introduction to the world of contemporary art and literature . . . and to Paris!
When her mother dies, Brigitte is sent to live in Paris where she helps her aunt and uncle in their café. Her new life seems strange and interesting. When Brigitte befriends Paco, the young circus performer from the Cirque Medrano who poses from the temperamental Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, she is drawn into a web of international intrigue.
The time and place of this gentle story is Paris in the 1870s, when many fine artists were creating the exciting approach to painting called Impressionism.
In this exciting adventure, the Thea Sisters are off to Paris to visit Colette’s fashion-designer friend Julie. But when Julie’s designs are suddenly stolen, the girls must search the city of Paris to catch the thief and save the fashion show.
Beautiful illustrations and brief text about noted sights in Paris: Eiffel Tower, Arch of Triumph, Metro, puppet theater…
ORPHAN, CLOCK KEEPER, AND THIEF, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity.
On a family trip to Paris, Greg Rich’s parents disappear. They’re not just missing from the city—they’re missing from the century. So Greg does what any other fourteen-year-old would do: He travels through time to rescue them.
A magical book that has become an enduring children’s classic, The Red Balloon is the story of a young boy and his best friend–a bright red balloon. Chock-full of photographs of the boy, the balloon and the captivating city of Paris.
Beneath the sparkling lights of Paris is a circus so secret that only the mice know how to find it.
Based on true events, this tale recounts the 1911 theft of history’s most famous portrait, Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, through the spirited narration of the proud thief himself.
Narrated by the lady of the enigmatic smile herself–and brought to life with gorgeous paintings that take the reader from da Vinci’s renaissance right up to the present day
‘Your Guide to Visit Paris for Free’ allows the budget-conscious tourist to become a true Parisian and visit museums, monuments, passages, go to concerts, shop at the food markets, visit churches, cemeteries, enjoy a lecture or a guided tour and do many more activities without spending a dime.