Seraphin works as a ticket seller in an underground metro station, but he dreams of sunny avenues, gardens, birdsong, and flowers. One day he learns that he has inherited an old, dilapidated house. Overjoyed by the possibilities, he and his friend Plume set about building the home of their dreams.
Elsewhere Editions is a children’s imprint from Archipelago Books, devoted to translating imaginative picture books from around the world. We hope that these titles will enrich children’s imaginations and cultivate curiosity about other cultures, as well as delight with their humor, art, and playful spirit.