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Michael Escoffier

  • 4 stars across 11 books
    Michael Escoffier (Author) Michael was born in France in 1970. Raised by a family of triceratops, he discovered his passion for making up stories at a young age. Michael has written over fifty books and divides his time between writing, teaching and being a dad. He lives in Lyon, France, with his wife and two children.Kris Di Giacomo (Illustrator) Kris Di Giacomo is an American who has lived in Paris since childhood. She has illustrated over 25 picture books. A fluent French and English speaker, Di Giacomo considers pictures her third language and her most universal means of communication. The language gap is a theme Di Giacomo explores with Michael Escoffier in Take Away The A. Kris divides her time between working on new books and meeting her readers at schools and book fairs throughout France.
    1st October 2015

    Take Away the A

    A word totally transforms if you take away just one letter - without the A, the beast is best. Without the W, the witch ... More

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    20th October 2016

    Where's the BaBOOn?

    Step right up, fearless readers! Today, in this very book, we will PROVE to you that a snake can hide in a snowflake, th... More

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    1st April 2014

    The Day I Lost My Superpowers

    Childhood is a magical time when even the stuff of the day-to-day is exciting and the ordinary often seems extraordinary... More

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    22nd October 2015

    Where's the Baboon?: A 2-in-1 Book Game

    Step right up, fearless readers! Today, in this very book, we will PROVE to you that a snake can hide in a snowflake, th... More

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    6th October 2016

    Have You Seen My Trumpet?

    The final book in Michael Escoffier and Kris Di Giacomo's surprising, clever, and fun wordplay trilogy that includes Tak... More

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    18th April 2013

    Brief Thief

    Witty, humorous illustrations of great charm tell this story of conscience and mistaken identity as thoroughly as the bo... More

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    5th September 2017

    Sleep Tight, Charlie

    It's been a busy day, and Charlie, like any tired rabbit, is ready for bed. He arranges his slippers and glass of water,... More

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    29th November 2018

    Me First!

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      Take Away the A

      A very different approach to an alphabet book by playing with the words and removing a letter from the word. The book has a letter per 2 pages. Removi...

    • Take Away the A

      Take Away the A

      Book introduces wordplay... working through the alphabet showing the results of removing one letter from a word :
      "Without the C...the chair has hair...