May 24 - News

Vincent Mahé – Le Bureau Des Poids et Des Mesures

Vincent Mahé illustrated the charming book Le Bureau Des Poids et Des Mesures.

The story is told by a little boy who talks about is father, Marcel Gramme, chief engineer at the bureau of weights and measures.

He checks everyday if a gram weighs a gram, if a meter is a meter and if one degree heats like one degree.

One day, the little boy has a fight with his friends in the playground and comes back home very sad.

The father and the son decide to built new instruments together, to measure feelings and all human emotions…