Is teamwork impossible for these brothers and sisters? Badger brothers Grub and Bristle want to build a boat with their friends, but their new fox sister Ginger always tries to take charge. Everyone has a different idea about what to do. Bristle wants to build a kayak. Ginger wants a sailboat. And baby sister Berry wants to help, but she can’t even swim. Soon all they’ve built is a big argument. The only way to decide whose idea is best is to have a race down the river! Will the race prove one of them right, or will teamwork win the day?
About the Author
Brigitte Luciani is the author of many French titles for children. Born in Hanover, Germany, she received a Masters degree in literature and worked in journalism, editing, and photo research before moving to France, where she began writing books for kids and adults. Around the same time, she discovered graphic novels and began looking for an illustrator to collaborate with on a comic of her own. She teamed up with with Eve Tharlet for the Monsieur Blaireau et Madame Renarde series, which has been translated into English as Mr. Badger and Mrs. Fox.
Eve Tharlet is the illustrator of over 150 books for children, including the Mr. Badger and Mrs. Fox series. Although born in Alsace, Ms. Tharlet grew up in Germany, taking courses in printmaking and screen-printing in Berlin before studying illustration in Strasbourg. She has illustrated all kinds of children’s products, including miniature books and calendars, games and magazines, schoolbooks and classic fairy tales. She is married and has two sons, and lives in the hilly countryside of Brittany.