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Meet Mr. Hulothe's alwaysin the middle of the action! Created and played by French comic actor and filmmaker Jacques Tati, Mr. Hulot is a beloved charater in France. David Merveilles comic strip style illustrations depict 23 captivating scenes with a page turn that builds suspense for each surprise ending. From buying a snow globe on a warm summer dayshaking itand causing the sky to snow, to a crazy visit to the zoo where Mr. Hulot has something in common with every animal at the zooMerveilles creations are a delight to the observant and curious eye.
This almost wordless picture book is entertaining, unique, and oh so very French!
Children will love Mr. Hulots boundless imagination and enthusiasm, as well as his Gallic charm.
The books were turned into a series of short French films in the 1960s, and Rowan Atkinson cites them as inspiration for his Mr. Bean character.