Clémentine Beauvais

Icare, comme un oiseau

Icarus, Like a Bird

March 14, 2021
Youth Novel
48 pages
140 × 185 mm
6,20 €
9782092596289
978-2-0925-9628-9
Illustrated by Sébastien Pelon

“Mythologie & compagnie”

																Clémentine Beauvais, Icare, comme un oiseau
																Clémentine Beauvais, Icare, comme un oiseau

Rhythm, breath, suspense, emotion, heroes... exciting adventure novels to discover mythology from 7 to 9 years.

The inventor Daedalus has been thrown into prison by the king of Crete: he is locked in his own labyrinth, with his son Icarus. To escape, Daedalus has the idea of making wings, like those of birds, with wax, branches and feathers. And it works! They manage to fly away. But Icarus, intoxicated, gets too close to the sun...

The author

Clémentine Beauvais writes and translates, mainly for children’s publishing. She is notably the author of Petites reines and Songe à la douceur for Sarbacane Editions. She has translated numerous novels by Elizabeth Acevedo, Sarah Crossan, as well as novels by Meg Rosoff and J.K. Rowling’s The Ickabog. Her books have won multiple national and international awards. She is also a research professor at the University of York, England.

March 14, 2021
Youth Novel
48 pages
140 × 185 mm
6,20 €
9782092596289
978-2-0925-9628-9
Illustrated by Sébastien Pelon

“Mythologie & compagnie”