Provence Books for Kids Where Magic Starts in France
Provence Reads for Children
The pages of these books are geared towards sparking your imagination and desire to travel to Provence. Whether you are a kid the authors have crafted stories with enough interest for adult readers too.
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Although her childhood home was South Africa and she now lives in the hills of Los Angeles, it is Provence that stole Coco Blignaut’s heart long ago. She still has memories of lavender fields, sunflowers turned to the sky, cobblestones village streets and her tired feet from a backpacking trip in southern France. Blignaut’s second children’s book “Puss in Boots in Provence” is filled with beautiful images, collages of landscapes and people’s faces. Loosely based on the original “Puss in Boots” the main character in her version is a young woman named Victoire. Read more background on this story – her love letter to Provence here.
Ashley Davidson-Fisher & Martinique Louise Fisher
“La Petite Josette en Provence” was published in September 2018, after a lengthy international collaboration project. The author Ashely Davidson-Fisher wrote the bilingual text and her daughter who is based in California created the images. This is the first publication by this team. The main character in the story is Josette, a young girl who is affectionately called “La Petite” by her family. This charming tale is one of the family’s visit to see the perched village of Les Baux de Provence.
The weather and pace of life in the South of France convinced Tracy Rawles and her husband to relocate from the United Kingdom in 2012. Enchanted by her surroundings, Rawles wrote her first book “Charlie’s World of Glittering Powers.” The story of a cigale named Charlie and Sevi an adventure-seeking girl who is spending the holidays in Provence with her family. This book is suitable for children 8-years and older.