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uTopie children’s books

From age 8

Release: April 2016

23 interactive pages

Language: French


ISBN: 978-2-940589-00-5


Mathilde is a little girl full of curiosity who loves nature and adventures. She always carries a magnifying glass with her, to discover new fantastic animals. This morning, as there is no school, she’s looking for a little animal that she’s never spotted before: a souvarine. A souvarine is a rare type of rodent. They are very intelligent and like to hide. But the forest is full of adventures, some of which are dangerous...


Dreaming of becoming an explorer, a biologist, or an illustrator isn’t always easy. You have to be ready to draw at any time, and always be attentive to the plants and animals. You also have to be very careful about the dangers, which can be closer than you think. Luckily, Mathilde knows how to make friends she can count on.


Follow Mathilde and her adventure, help her in difficult moments, and discover the fascinating world in which she lives.


Text: Agnès Richard – based on an idea by Leha van Kommer

Illustrations: Leha van Kommer 


Leha van Kommer is a young illustrator from Lausanne, Switzerland. She’s always been passionate about illustration and chose to make it her profession once she graduated from Ceruleum, Lausanne. She has worked on various commissions since, and is also a professional tatoo artist. However, she has never forgotten her first passion for fairy tales and stories.


With éditions Chocolat, she published her first book, “Hänsel et Gretel”. Mathilde is her second book, and her first digital one. 

Agnès Richard lives with her cat, her books and her friends. She reads ever since she was very young and likes various books such as philosophy as well as fairy tales. One day, she decided to take her most beautiful pen and started writing.


Mathilde is her first book.