Kindly direct your attention to Hello Mr. Hulot if you please. This book is nearly wordless (I have a thing with wordless books…) and packed with witty action. Monsieur Hulot was a French character created for movies in the mid 20th century by Jacques Tati. He is something of an early Mr. Bean and has translated beautifully into picture book form by David Merveile.
The delight of this book lies in its very simple humor. And adults and children alike should be able to appreciate that. I suspect there’s more to come and am eager to see them! Look at these small vignettes: