At twelve years old, Cathy Merlin discovers Brazil where her diplomat father had just been appointed. Arrival in an unknown country is often difficult. So Cathy has to take on new habits and discover her home. She can count on Mathilde, the housekeeper who has looked after her for years. His dad loves her very much but cannot always be there to help her. As a result, she will need much courage to get used to her new school and learn to make new friends. But our heroine is ready to take on any challenge!
During a horseback ride, an unexpected encounter in the heart of the jungle makes her discover a millennia-old secret. In the midst of exotic flowers and trees, a whole new world opens up to her. But she still cannot share her discoveries with those around her. And because elves are in great danger, she wants to help them. Her new friend, Gwenola, will transform her existence. However, she will have to make difficult decisions. Will Cathy know how to protect the secret? Will she be able to reconcile her normal college life and the one that opens up before her? During fantastic adventures, Cathy and her friends will learn to work together and overcome their fears.
Cathy Merlin: a series of magic and ecology !
Pollution, climate change: the current challenges of our world are numerous. How to explain complex concepts to the youngest? How can we make our children getting aware of these problems and reconnecting with Nature? We must both use the mechanisms of tales and legends as well as the harsh realities from which our planet suffers. This positive collection of small novels tries to offers this kind of vision to young adolescents who have their feet on the ground but still know how to dream!
“Cathy Merlin” is a youth series full of magical and constructive adventures. Each book combines magic and realism and skillfully slaloms between spells and plants’ medicinal properties. With humor and wisdom, Cristina Rebiere takes great pleasure in making us travel around the world in places that really exist and that she has visited. So, get ready to discover an original and atypical series that will delight readers of all ages!