Playing with Food: Hello Tomato

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Any budding gardeners in your house? Or maybe a little chef? If your child loves food, shapes and colours, we’ve found the perfect Christmas gift for him/her. It is an amazing pocket-sized garden with lots of fruits and vegetables and, this time, I’m sure you will allow children play with their food!

After Le Papillon imprimeur by Fanette Mellier or other books as Dots, Lines and Colors by Antonio Ladrillo, Éditions du livre has published Hello Tomato by Marion Caron & Camille Trimardeau. It is a colourful book-game that alternates gracefully between representation and abstraction. Unfold your colourful garden, and make the plants grow.  Create the most beautiful, fun and incredible paper food!

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This garden will provide many surprises. You could grow a pink eggplant, a green cherry or a blue lemon. Why not? Arrange and rearrange the die cut cards on the coloured pages. You have 25 recognisable fruits and vegetables at the mercy of your imagination!

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Founded in 2011 by Alexandre Chaize and Frédérique Rusch, Éditions du livre is an independent publishing house that brings out artist books for children. They are interested in the poetics inherent to the manipulation of the book as an object resonates with its content. The shape of the book is its substance! hello-tomato-editions-du-livre-14

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