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Les ennuis de Lapinette — Cathon — Hardcover book — 17 x 24 cm — 48 pages — April 2015 — CAN$19.95



Lapinette is walking in the forest while it rains. What does she see? A bear being chased by bees! She quickly runs to his rescue! But why is the bear looking at her with big round eyes? Lapinette only wants to help, but she seems to misinterpret the needs of others today.




Cathon is an author and illustrator. She studied visual and media arts (BA, Université du Québec à Montréal). Since 2013, she has been publishing comic books and picture books at La Pastèque, Pow Pow, Comme des géants and Owlkids. She also writes an illustrated feminist column for la Gazette des femmes. She published her first book in 2011, Trois secondes plus vite, for which she was selected for the Bédélys Indépendant prize. The third adventure of Poppy & Sam, released in 2020, is her fourth title to be published by Comme des géants.



“For this illustrated book, Cathon creates a lovable character, funny misunderstandings, surprising twists, and a simple clever finale.”

– Mireille Messier – Campagne pour la lecture

“Unfolding through a visually rich and artful universe, this delighful book will put a smile on all the world’s blunderers.”

– Marie-Soleil Cool-Cotte – Lili les merveilles


“The real strength of this book lies in Cathon’s beautiful illustrations. The drawings are bright and colorful, the characters are highly expressive, and the result is extremely appealing.”

– Pierre-Alexandre Bonin – Librairie Monet

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