Season 1
The Private and Public Life of Animals


Introducing "La Vie Privée et Publique des Animaux" (The Private and Public Life of Animals), a  captivating  series  written by  renowned  French  authors  and  brought to life by Grandville. Embark  on  a  fascinating  journey  into  the  world of  anthropomorphic  animals, where  their private  and  public lives intertwine in intriguing ways.


Step  into  the  extraordinary  universe  of   "La Vie Privée et  Publique  des Animaux"  and let the  brilliance  of  the  French  authors'narratives transport you to a realm where animals' lives becocome a reflection of our own.












Madame La Girafe


¨As far as I know, I'm really the only person in a slightly
higher position for whom they have any regard.¨


Madame La Giraffe is a character is portrayed as an elegant and dignified, reflecting the aristocratic qualities often associated with the animal. With her long neck and graceful presence, she embodies a sense of regal charm, making her an intriguing and distinctive figure within the book's whimsical and satirical animal world.


- High quality materials
- Dimensions: 110x110x60mm
- Includes 120 colorful matches







Monsieur Le Coq


¨By my crest! I'm the village Rooster, and it won't be said that a mean Hare insulted me with impunity!¨


Monsieur Le Coq is portrayed as a rooster, representing the quintessential symbol of France. As a character, he embodies national pride and confidence, often depicted with a proud and cocky demeanor. In the book, he is shown as a prominent and influential figure, serves as a reflection of French culture and politics during Grandville's time.


- High quality materials

- Dimensions: 110x110x60mm
- Includes 120 colorful matches




Monsieur Le Chat


¨Puff's manners were those of a cat who had seen the court and the beau monde. His strictness of dress was so great that he wouldn't have scratched his head with his paw in front of the world.¨

Monsieur Le Chat  is depicted as a cat, often embodying cunning and sly characteristics. He is known for his craftiness and ability to navigate through various situations with a sense of stealth and intelligence. His  presence adds humor  as his actions and interactions with other animal characters are often comical and entertaining. Making the story engaging and thought-provoking.


- High quality materials
- Dimensions: 110x110x60mm
- Includes 120 colorful matches



Madame Kangourou


¨Persuade your wives, gentlemen, to create a small, warm space in their skirts, where their babies can take refuge and avoid colds!¨



We encounter the charming duo of "Madame Kangourou" and her delightful daughter.With a touch of grace and elegance, she embodies the virtues of motherhood prevalent in those times, cherishing family and community bonds. Her daughter, a tiny bundle of energy and curiosity, hops beside her, eager to explore the whimsical animal world they inhabit. They serve as a gentle reminder of the timeless values of love, care, and unity.


- High quality materials
- Dimensions: 110x110x60mm
- Includes 120 colorful matches




Monsieur le Lion

¨Well, what if a Man had the manners without the clothes?¨ ¨It would be an unusual Lion," replied the Dog without breaking stride.¨

Monsieur Le Lion personifies regal power and authority in this whimsical world.He is portrayed as a majestic and powerful figure, exuding a commanding presence that demands respect from other animals. With his dignified demeanor and a fierce yet wise expression, he  symbolizes leadership, strength and the complexities of power dynamics.


- High quality materials
- Dimensions: 110x110x60mm
- Includes 120 colorful matches





Monsieur Le Liévre


¨ ¨They don't care what you look like, my poor Liévre!¨

Monsieur Le Lièvre, or Mr. Hare, is portrayed as a swift and agile creature, known for his speed and quick-wittedness. With his cleverness and resourcefulness, he often finds himself in humorous and amusing situations within the story. His interactions with other characters may add levity and playfulness to the narrative, creating a dynamic balance of personalities that adds a lighthearted and entertaining element.


- High quality materials
- Dimensions: 110x110x60mm
- Includes 120 colorful matches



Monsieur Le Papillon


¨His first education was difficult: he was as capricious as the wind, and as light as a feather.¨



We encounter the elegant and delicate figure of Monsieur Le Papillon, the charismatic Mr. Butterfly. With colorful wings that flutter gracefully, he personifies beauty and metamorphosis. And is a symbol of transformation and fleeting moments, reminding the ephemeral nature of life. Known for his ability to charm and captivate others with his vibrant presence, he flits between conversations, spreading joy and wonder wherever he goes.His gentle presence reminds everyone to find joy in the little wonders that surround them.

- High quality materials
- Dimensions: 110x110x60mm
- Includes 120 colorful matches




Madame La Chatte


¨Minette, wasn't that a pretty name for a pretty, white cat like you?¨

We encounter the alluring and cunning figure of Madame La Chatte, or Mrs. Cat. With her graceful and stealthy movements, she embodies the essence of feline charm and allure.She’s known for her cleverness and wit, often navigating through society with a sense of mystery and intrigue. With her piercing gaze and confident demeanor, she effortlessly captures the attention of those around her, leaving them both fascinated and wary. Her interactions with other characters often carry an air of curiosity, leaving them uncertain of her true motives adding a layer of complexity to the narrative.


- High quality materials
- Dimensions: 110x110x60mm
- Includes 120 colorful matches



Madame Hibou


¨Madame la duchesse, qui était venue au monde pour etre une bonne personne, manageant bien, buvant bien et vivant au mieux mais qui se donnait toutes sortes de peines pour extravanguer, avait cru de bon ton de devenir trés sensible.¨

Madame Hibou, is portrayed as a duchess who was originally born with the intention of being a good person. She was skilled at managing her affairs, enjoying fine drinks, and making the most of her life. However, she went to great lengths to appear extravagant, even though her true nature was one of practicality. She adopted the fashionable persona of being overly sensitive and delicate to fit in with the social trends of her time


- High quality materials
- Dimensions: 110x110x60mm
- Includes 120 colorful matches










Madame La Fouine


¨Et de quel droit prétendez-vous que nous ne sommes ni artistes ni poétes?¨

Madame La Fouine, challenges the notion that animals cannot be artists or poets. Her statement translates to "And by what right do you claim that we are neither artists nor poets?" Madame La Fouine is asserting that animals are capable of expressing artistic and creative talents, questioning the presumption that such abilities are solely reserved for humans. Her statement highlights the idea that creativity and artistic expression can be found beyond the human realm.


- High quality materials
- Dimensions: 110x110x60mm
- Includes 120 colorful matches



Monsieur L’Eléphant


¨Moi, l’éléphant, un des animaux les plus considérables et des plus considérés du jardin, je n’ai pas craint de compromettre ma gravité dans une pareille affaire¨

Monsieur l'éléphant is portrayed as one of the most significant and respected animals in the garden. Despite his esteemed position, he willingly sets aside his usual seriousness and dignity to engage in a matter that might be considered less dignified. His statement suggests that even a dignified and highly regarded figure like him is willing to participate in situations that might challenge his usual dignified demeanor.


- High quality materials
- Dimensions: 110x110x60mm
- Includes 120 colorful matches




Mademoiselle La Chatte

¨Elle connaissait les modistes et passait au faubourg pour une des fashionistas les plus inspirantes et les plus inspirées de Paris¨


Mademoiselle La Chatte, a prominent figure in the world of animals, was renowned for her unparalleled coquetry and impeccable taste in fashion. She held an intimate familiarity with all the prominent designers of her time. Within the fashionable precincts of the Faubourg, her name was spoken with the utmost reverence, for she undeniably held the title of one of Paris's most influential and inspired fashionistas.Her legacy as a style icon shines brightly, leaving an indelible mark on the animal kingdom's history of haute couture.



- High quality materials
- Dimensions: 110x110x60mm
- Includes 120 colorful matches




Mademoiselle La Souris


¨Toinon, le plus charmant museau de femme! En voilá une qui mord joliment au ravaudage! Elle tire des points du matin au soir...¨


Mademoiselle La Souris has the most charming, delightful, or captivating feminine appearance. She's a charming and skilled woman, particularly adept in the art of sewing and needlework, radiating an endearing feminine presence that draws admiration from all who encounter her. Her mastery of delicate stitches and her unwavering dedication to her craft transform even the simplest fabric into a canvas of intricate beauty. With a smile that seems to embody the very essence of grace, she weaves threads of enchantment into both her creations and the hearts of those who are fortunate enough to know her.


- High quality materials
- Dimensions: 110x110x60mm
- Includes 120 colorful matches