Every time i open those books i'm a little kid again. Whatever, it was required for class. The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Sparks, Nicholas… This book contains eighteen stories, which presents an archetypal schoolchild whose world of mishaps, confusions and downright naughtiness tends to raise a smile. Little Nicolas, his parents, and Grandma head to Hotel Beau-Rivage by the seaside. It helped :-). This book will make you feel warm. Long synopsis : It's the end of the school year. Or. Nicholas' mother is manipulative, his father is a sop ...but you can't help falling in love with them and the cast of new characters they encounter in their hotel and at camp. However, I shall console myself with another series about school life that I recently discovered - the Ribblestrop books. Parents Guide. Lovely to hear about things from a small boy's perspective - such as how dads always make the decisions (!). Short synopsis : School's out! The long-awaited moment of summer vacation has arrived. These French-language stories of small Nicholas accompanying his parents on various vacations, then enjoying a stint at a summer camp on the Normandy coast are perfect readings for intermediate students in French. I like Nicolas' stories, all the searching for reasons to fight among boys are fun, but in this book I miss the part about everyone being happy in the end. Start by marking “Nicholas on Holiday Nicholas on Vacation” as Want to Read: Error rating book. I'm sad that I have just one more Nicholas book to read! I love how it always ends with a punchline. Not as good as the first few, at all. Plot Keywords Plus I’m reading it for the French. Little Nicholas,his parents and Granny hit the road heading for the sea, and move into the Beau-Rivage Hotel.At the beach, Nicholas wastes little time making new friends: there's Ben, who isn't on holidaybecause he lives here; Freddy, who eats anything, all the time... even fish... even raw. It talked about Nicholas's life on 2 vacations! This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It's still funny and unbelievably beautiful. The first French book I've read in a long time - a timeless classic which I hope to read to my future children one day. Situation where boys just yell so much that everyone is desperate, I find not humorous at all. Short synopsis : School’s out!Between the beach and the hotel, with his friends and family, Nicholas is really going to enjoy a holiday to remember. Nicholas panics! In the second half, Nicholas is sent off to summer camp, where the thrills of swimming in the ocean, making new friends and getting lost in the woods more than compensate for the odd spot of. I recently finished reading the book, ‘Nicholas on Holiday’ by Jean-Jacques Sempé in my French class. Even though there are at least 4 or 5 "Nicholas books" in the series (so far) this one is my favorite. The holiday developed further with the legend of St. Nicholas. But Nicolas also gets to know Isabelle, a little girl who always looks at him with big, round and worried eyes, and who Nicolas believes his parents want to force him to marry. Nevertheless, I was pleasantly surprised at how delightful this book was. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. | True, Nicholas is always in some kind of trouble and driving his parents crazy (usually Papa), but he is never deliberately disobedient or obnoxious, and all the problems he causes are due to his naiveté and his irrepressible energy and enthusiasm. What a find! All the chapters have funny adventures, but the most enjoyable is probably the one about getting Nicholas packed for camp, then getting him and his suitcase to the train station on time. Maybe not my favourite of Le petite Nicolas adventures, but surely very summery! I like this one because Nicholas' mother is manipulative of Nicholas' father. it's a kids book and it bothers me that it lacks quotation marks or dialogue markings it is just 'he said' 'she said' and then it just doesn't really say who is talking if the main character just decided to think for a bit. First novel I’ve read in French. I hear wedding bells inthe future,'' laugh the grown-ups. Long synopsis : It's the end of the school year.The long-awaited holidays have finally arrived. | So I was very pleased to find this, to recognise the illustrations and pleased to learn there was a whole series of Nicholas tales. It looks like we don't have a Synopsis for this title yet. Funny. Nevertheless, I was pleasantly surprised at how delightful this book was. This book is about a family who goes on summer vacation. It's the end of the school year. There are lots of fun moments for vocabulary building here. This year, love is in the air. Little Nicolas, his parents, and Grandma head to Hotel Beau-Rivage by the seaside. Perhaps that's how it was originally published and was collected later in book form? All of them together are very cheeky and do a lot of silly tricks. It is interesting to see how the story changes a little due to language. It's the end of the school year. These books are a pure delight. I still enjoyed it but how long can one read the same styled text? The long-awaited moment of summer vacation has arrived. Or perhaps that's simply his writing style. ''How sweet, those two. A kids’ book but very fun. This book is about a family who goes on summer vacation. As a kid I've read series about little Nicolas several times. I read the first two Nicholas tales when I was eight and had been trying to find some copies to read to my children... but couldn't recall the author or the titles. True, Nicholas is always in some kind of trouble and driving his parents crazy (usually Papa), but he is never deliberately disobe. Short synopsis : School's out!Between the beach and the hotel, with his friends and family, Nicholas is really going to enjoy a holiday to remember. I picked this up some time ago because René Goscinny is one of the creators of Astérix, which is one of my all-time favorite comics. Hilarious. This book is about a family who goes on summer vacation. Nicholas on Holiday (French: Les Vacances du Petit Nicolas) is a 2014 French family comedy film directed by Laurent Tirard, starring Mathéo Boisselier, Valérie Lemercier, Kad Merad, Dominique Lavanant, François-Xavier Demaison and Bouli Lanners. Considered classics and available in twenty-six languages, the Nicholas stories delight children and are used as teaching materials by primary and junior school teachers. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Between the beach and the hotel, with his friends and family, Nicholas is really going to enjoy a holiday to remember. Refresh and try again. There'sJocky, who talks funny because he's English, Crispin the constant crybaby, and Christopher, whoalways wants to be right and is really, really annoying. The long-awaited holidays have finally arrived. Be the first to ask a question about Nicholas on Holiday Nicholas on Vacation. On the beach, Nicolas quickly makes a new set of friends: there's Blaise, who isn't on vacation because he lives in the area, Fructueux, who likes everything, even fish, Djodjo, who doesn't speak like them because he's English, Crépin, who cries all the time, and Côme, who always wants to be right and who is very annoying.