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Two giants take in the smallest of babies...

Illustrated by Lucie Rioland

24-page book, age 3 and up - Talents Hauts 2013

And in AudioBook The story: A long, long time ago, a king and queen had just had a baby boy. But the baby was so small that they didn't want to keep him. Taken in by two giants, the prince grew into a strong, sensible young man. Until the day the king and queen tracked him down by chance...

This tale was supported by Amnesty International: "A subtle and delicate tale that tackles issues as simple and complex as the right to love, to choose and to be free. Rights that are at the heart of Amnesty International's struggles.



  • Sélection CP-CE1-CE2 du Prix Lire ensemble 2015 d’ATOUT LIRE à Airaines (80)

  • Sélection du Prix Saint Exupéry 2014


PRESS REVIEWS (extracts)

The 6 must-have classics from the ideal library for 5/7 year-olds. Gaël Aymon is the author who has dusted off the tales. BIBA
COUP DE CŒUR! A subtle and delicate philosophical tale for children aged 4 and over. It opens a window on children's rights. SNUipp
Tact and poetry. L'HUMANITÉ
This lovely tale subtly evokes the freedom to be, to love and to choose one's life! OUEST FRANCE
Remarkably well written. I have rarely read an album in which a parent's love for a child is expressed in such a touching and subtle way. FORAGING FROM BOOK TO BOOK
A real favourite! The ending is absolutely magnificent... A wonderful tale, one of those that will live on. LA MARE AUX MOTS


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