Nowadays be not environmentally harmful, reduce the amount of waste, recycle products, be responsible on littering, reduce daily energy consumption, have a green healthy life respecting the nature, is more and more important.
We may not make the difference, but we may give a little help for the future of our planet earth.
Be conscious is a step that can be easily done learning how we can make our part of the puzzle.
Sometimes when we have the opportunity to learn these things when we are kids we immediately get the points and work hard.
Even if Barbapapa is a 46 years old series, is a timeless classic and it can be a good and easy way to start introducing the importance of green living and can helps in raising kids eco-friendly.
Barbapapa’s stories are more relevant since we need to be more conscious of the importance of being environmentally friendly.
Stories are simple, short an reach the point: not creating harm to environment.
French-American couple, Annette Tison and Talus Taylor, at the Luxembourg Gardens, in Paris, get inspired by a child asking for “baa baa paa paa” literally translated as “father’s beard” but in that case means cotton candy.
The crossover of the two meaning created the picture of a pink-candy-floss beardy-fellow. The couple sketched a rotund character and gave him the name of Barbapapa.
They created other eight character and made a eco-friendly family super active in the respect for the environment, save animals and prevent pollution.
The beautiful books they draw together and their stories have been translated worldwide, and transformed into comics and a television series.
The Barbapapa Family:
- Barbapapa was born in a garden, just like a flower. He is always ready to help in the most difficult situations. His goodwill is inexhaustible.
- Barbamama is Barbapapa’s wife.
- Barbabelle spends a lot of time putting on makeup.
- Barbalala loves music and plays all kinds of instruments. Barbabright has a big interest in chemistry and in make inventions.
- Barbazoo loves and protects nature and animals.
- Barbabravo is a sportsman.
- Barbalib is always immersed in books.
- Barbabeau is hairy and he loves every form of art.
Barbapapa is a timeless classic and it can be a good and easy way to start introducing the importance of green living and can helps in raising kids eco-friendly
Personally, after ages, when I watched it again, I appreciated the strong message made in a so simple and full of colors way – easy and catchy.
Kids can lean the messages and make very easy draw thinking about the stories and what they have understood.
Ciao! My name is Dominique. I’m Italian and I’m proud to be a mix. My father was an Italian chemical engineer and high school teacher, with Greek and Polish heritage. My mother is Haitian, she was high school language teacher, with Dominican, Spanish, French, Portuguese, African and Native American heritage. Being a mix makes me appreciate to want to understand different cultures and lifestyles. I grew up in Italy, lived few years in Haiti, travel around main European capitals, lived seven years in China, six in Spain and UK. Traveling makes me feel that we can learn something from every situation in every part of the world.