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Memoires D'un Ane

3.86 of 5 stars 3.86  ·  rating details  ·  304 ratings  ·  14 reviews
Un âne nommé Cadichon a écrit ses mémoires pour montrer que les ânes ne sont pas si bêtes qu’on le pense. Au début, il a pour maîtresse une fermière qui le maltraite. Il décide donc de s’échapper et vit un moment dans le bois. Il aura pourtant d’autres maîtres. Certains le traiteront bien et il le leur rendra en étant docile et serviable. Il sauvera par exemple la petite P ...more
Hardcover, Bibliotheque Rose Illustree, 376 pages
Published 1906 by Librairie Hachette (first published 1860)
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Catherine Vercoe
i decided to read this book because it had a really cute donkey on the cover and the title was awesome.
this fits the classic book written before 1950. it was a really different type of language.
my favorite quote from this book was "look at that ass with its broken tether!" because its not the type of thing writers would put in there book and it would be a bit confusing with people at didn't know what an ass was. i learned allot from this book such as new old fashioned words such as 'thou'. i c
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Clare Cannon
Apr 25, 2012 Clare Cannon rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: 7-10 years+
Shelves: 08-12yrs, 04-8yrs
This is a French classic by the author of the Fleurville Trilogy, an endearing story about the adventures of a mischievous donkey, Monsieur Cadichon. It is delightfully old fashioned in its style of language, the absence of OH&S, and the indulgence in name-calling, but is also a very rich character story about a self-reflective donkey who learns to see the error of his ways. It could be read aloud to younger children or read by older ones, there’s plenty to entertain and give them food for t ...more
Paula
19th century French literature for children. Similar to Les Malheurs de Sophie in that these "memoirs" are comprised of a series of morally instructive lessons in the guise of amusing anecdotes. In this case, the protagonist whose character needs building is a donkey of unique abilities and personality named Cadichon. Memoires d'un Ane is constructed as a continuous story in contrast to the more or less unrelated episodes of Les Malheurs de Sophie. I found the book, despite the pedagogic intent ...more
Lokie
I picked this up in a local bookstore in an effort to use up the last of a gift certificate I had been given. I was interested to see what this book was like, as I had read other works by this author and enjoyed them. I was mildly surprised to discover that this book had a hint of darkness throughout it, and yet overflowed with triumph, mischief and joy: it was certainly an interesting read, and somehow I'm glad I did read it.
Robin Williams
Fascinating to read a children's book written in 1860. The dialogue was not old fashioned at all, and I think most children would be amazed with how children entertained themselves back then. A cute storyline, with a moral and a very cheeky donkey!
Hannah Wislang
I decided to read this book because cate reccomeded it to me this book fits in the the classsic box.I learnt that donkeys can be very cunning and mean but nice to people who are kind to them. I learnt that donkeys can sense how you are felling so it is best to be confinded and nt scared. My favourite caracter was cadichon because he was very cuunnuing and clever and could fo lots of tricks and if his owners wore mean to him he would always seck revenge. My favourite quote from this book is "I lo ...more
Anne
Un autre de la Comtesse que j'ai moins aimé. Le personage principal était un âne, sans méchante intentions, mais pourtant tout le monde se tourne contre lui à un moment et on le méprise et on ne l'aime plus, jusqu'à ce qu'il prouve qu'il est un âne noble et gentil. Je comprends le principe, mais c'était un âne tout de meme, pas un être humain...C'était peu ordinaire et j'ai moins apprécié l'histoire, comparé à d'autres de cette meme auteure.
Jessy Bermúdez
Este libro al igual que algunos otros...lo leí en el primer año de secundaria, me sentía obligada a leerlo porque a mi simple vista, no era un libro que cautivara mi atención, no recuerdo mucho acerca de este libro pero se que no fue de un GRAN impacto, pero aún así era bueno...
Hiba Ladyvine
Nov 27, 2012 Hiba Ladyvine rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Wissal Afkinich
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Un livre que j ai adoré.Et c était un des premiers livres qui m avait vraiment touché.Je le conseille pour tout age.
Delphine
Probably the first book I read, by myself. I loved Les Malheurs de Sophie.
valpal
This book was in my grandfather's book collection
Jennifer
Charming for night-time reading with the kids.
Bec
More that just a kids book - good read
Raluca
When a donkey sees many things.
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