It is the story of a fox named Fox, and its star named Star. Fox is very small, in such a big forest. But he has his Star. She guides him, enlightens him, gives him joy and serenity. When Star suddenly disappears, Fox wakes up in a dark, outer, indifferent world.
is a graphic designer at Penguin. After sumptuously illustrating the cover of many titles, here is her first personal work.
The prose is the same as the one we love in Le Petit Prince
: simple, poetic, it has something direct, spontaneously sensitive
. Incredibly effective, like a tale
. It talks about friendship, the search for self, for sure, but also about dependence, abandonment and the experience of otherness
And the graphics... The author likes patterns
. A lot. A few colours, a clean line. And lots of patterns.
Of those who make the richness of Art Nouveau, but this time playing the main role of the image. And with the same economy of full and empty
Far from the often seductive but sometimes anecdotal albums for children, The Fox and the Star
immediately caught my attention. I never tire of reading and watching this little masterpiece.