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Kirikou - available in english?

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PaulaYatesBiggestFan Sun 07-Jun-09 22:07:26

I am looking to buy these lovely stories but cannot find them apart from in France ( so i am assuming French)

anyone have them or any advice?

peanutbutterkid Mon 08-Jun-09 13:17:25

We got film (in English) on dvd from the library, any help?

PaulaYatesBiggestFan Mon 08-Jun-09 20:43:31

thaankyou peanut - we do have the film but am so taken with it i would love the books

do you like it?

PaulaYatesBiggestFan Mon 08-Jun-09 20:43:37

thaankyou peanut - we do have the film but am so taken with it i would love the books

do you like it?

LaundryFairy Mon 08-Jun-09 21:02:06

I don't think the books (also written by Michel Ocelot, the film's writer) have been published in English.

But if you like his work (like we do) I can highly recommend Azur and Asmar The Princes' Quest. One of my favorite animated films of all time.

PaulaYatesBiggestFan Mon 08-Jun-09 21:08:11

thankyou laundry and yes we have just discovered the princes quest

Jux Mon 08-Jun-09 21:23:42

Abe Books list loads but in French. Are you bilingual? My mum always used to read the Tin Tin and Asterix books to us - they were in French but she translated.

PaulaYatesBiggestFan Mon 08-Jun-09 21:25:47

bilingual??? if only !!wink

no just english sadly - just love all things french!

peanutbutterkid Tue 09-Jun-09 14:24:22

I love the film, Paula. It was a firm fave with DC 3 or 4 years ago. I like the harshness of it (implied about the people's lives), not polished and happy-dappy like so many kiddy films.

PaulaYatesBiggestFan Tue 09-Jun-09 22:04:08

i agree peanutbutter not schmultzy!

i loved the whole beauty of the film and my children who were watching aged from 16 to 3 ALL loved it and were transfixed

shame i cannot get the books

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