The abridged version of Les Memoires d'un ane in a double format: a French audiobook and the accompanying bilingual book. The classification "for children" is given according to the story, not to the linguistics. That is to say bilingual books for children present few characters who live a linear story. The text is devoided of sexually explicit material. Coarse words do not appear. To ease the efforts ot the students, the abridged adaptation uses the present of narration. If needed, the bilingual book may throw light on a difficult passage.