Text & illustrations: Jean Jullien

Coauthor: Gwendal Le Bec


A dog's life is not always easy! Ralf, whose long cumbersome body is always in everybody's way, knows something about it. Yet when his masters are in danger, he unhesitantly flies to their rescue. But oops! Now he's stuck in the doorway! And his body suddenly begins to stretch...



  • This edition

    ISBN 978-2-924332-07-8

    Released on September 12th, 2014

    18.8 x 24 cm

    56 pages — Hardcover
    4+ years

  • Reviews

    “The book presents a strong graphic identity, eye-catching illustrations, refined but undiluted text, and a terribly adorable wiener dog, whose main flaw will become his ‘longest’ quality.”

    Barbara Ottevaere, Librairie Gallimard (Montréal)


    “The great strength of this book lies both in its simplicity and its classical illustrations, whose style combines minimal lines and plain color shapes. Its vintage look is somewhat reminiscent of our childhood picture books.”

    Aurore Lehmann, La Marelle Mag


    “A charming picture book with bright colors, a retro look, and most importantly: the story’s hero is an endearing dog that everyone wants to have at home.”

    Marie Hélène Vaugeois, Les libraires

  • Éditions étrangères

    Allemagne — Carlsen Verlag

    Chine (simplifié) — Ginkgo

    Espagne Editorial Juventud

    France — Seuil jeunesse

    Italie — Edizioni Lapis

    Royaume-Uni — Frances Lincoln

    Suède — Rabén & Sjögren