How do cats, kangaroos, foxes, hens, bears, flies and dinosaurs walk? How do children who still don’t know how to walk, walk? Poet Oche Califa and illustrator Maxi Luchini reveal the secret of each animal’s steps.
Iván Kerner and mEy tell a story based on the verses of this song. A story of friendship. A song to sing all over the world. A book to share.
The beautiful song by the duo Karma becomes a book to be read singing. Page by page, along with each verse, appear things seen from the road.
When a puppy arrives in a home, all is happiness. But… Do we know what to do? How to help it get through its first night? Where it should sleep? What it should eat? Do we know how to teach it to come when called? Not to be afraid? Marcelo Pérez and Chanti talk to kids about being responsible puppy...[more]
The illustrator Gusti filled each page of this book with animals of every species and size. Lola Casas’ riddles give hints on how to find them. But… There are so many animals that readers will spend entire afternoons finding all of them. The illustrator Gusti filled each page of this book with animals...[more]
Borges didn’t write children’s books. But one day a group of children visited him at home, and he greeted them with a story, a fantastic tale that explained the secret of longevity. One child who was there never forgot it and, thirty years later, wrote this book.
Los duraznos de Pequeno Editor is a juicy collection for reading to the very young, an experience that will please old and young alike. So that every baby has his or her first board book to freely enjoy. In the children’s room there is nothing but toys. A persistent throbbing gives away the secret...[more]
Los duraznos de Pequeno Editor is a juicy collection for reading to the very young, an experience that will please old and young alike. So that every baby has his or her first board book to freely enjoy. With an accumulation of sounds, characters, images, the child will learn to discover more and more...[more]
Los duraznos de Pequeno Editor is a juicy collection for reading to the very young, an experience that will please old and young alike. So that every baby has his or her first board book to freely enjoy. From 1 to 5, this book explores parts of the body and teaches to count—with kisses!
Los duraznos de Pequeno Editor is a juicy collection for reading to the very young, an experience that will please old and young alike. So that every baby has his or her first board book to freely enjoy. What is the Moon full of, full of, full of? An astronaut and his child wonder about this in a clever...[more]
Los duraznos de Pequeno Editor is a juicy collection for reading to the very young, an experience that will please old and young alike. So that every baby has his or her first board book to freely enjoy. Our planet was once inhabited by these gigantic animals. What if, besides learning about them, we...[more]
Pototo wakes up one Spring morning with the idea of organizing a “Great Poetry Championship”. All of his neighbours in the woods, from the teeniest Flea to the biggest Bear, take up the poetic challenge, and one of them is named “Great Poet of the Woods”. A simple story that highlights the...[more]
In this book you’ll find photos of clouds shaped like birds, dolphins, rabbits, even an elephant! You’ll be able to draw and paint on them or just dream about them. You’ll also learn what clouds are made of, how much they weigh, how they’re formed and why they don’t fall. If your head fills...[more]
The author of Un Libro en Tamano Real once again brings together surprising photographs that give children a view of things that is scientific, yet not lacking in poetry. Flowers, fruit, a beetle or a hen’s egg in gestation are all revealed by X-rays. The “insides” of a filled pastry, a woman’s...[more]
The little pond where the animals used to splash about in hot afternoons is now empty. Hipopotamus, who dives in without looking, ends up bruised and covered in mud. What happened with the pond? Gorilla goes ahead and questions his fellow animals. Dragonfly, Mosquito, Heron, and Camel all answer, telling...[more]
We all treasure the story of an unforgettable friendship: the games, the discoveries, the secret language. This is a tale of two children who feel that they know each other "as well as a pair of old shoes" and become inseparable. But one of them lives in the real world, and the other one doesn't.
What happens when a brave pirate climbs to the main mast, but is then called in mid-adventure by his mother for the afternoon snack? A delightful story, told in rhymes that will charm the smaller ones. Illustrated by the great Gusti.
“There’s a thread that sews together day and night./ Looking out the window, Sofía saw two birds perched on it.” So begins this poem by María José Ferrada, where concrete images and metaphors are intertwined with illustration, telling more than a single story, singing more than one song. The...[more]
How was the tale of Cinderella told in Ancient China? And in Egypt? Which Cinderellas are known in America? This volume of Tales from the Globe is dedicated to one of the dearest and most universal of all characters: the girl who would spend her days by the fireplace, looking after her sisters, until...[more]
Tomas has a night shift in a factory and because of it, he misses dinner every night with his wife Fernanda and his two daughters, Laura and Daniela. He's sad for it, but what he does enjoy every dawn when he returns home is finding the scattered toys left over from the night before, and imagining what...[more]
This is an illustrated alphabet . Each letter is presented with a written word and illustrations that provide a variety of situations in which people, animals or plants perform the action named by the verb. A mosaic of great intensity that opens the world of word cultural diversity is thus generated...[more]
"Coco cocorococó is a cute, circular book for the younguest. With an accumulation of sounds, characters, images, the child will learn to discover more and more in both the text and the images. It is a simple story with a touch of humor that allows for action- quickly and continuously imitating voices...[more]
A boy is alone on the beach and it is raining. He thinks of the word "house", casa. He creates houses made of rocks and shells on the sand, write the name casa, shouts the word casa...he is dreaming of a house and the family that goes with it. Homeless and orphan, his house has always been the world....[more]
In a house by the river in Argentina, a father sings a lullaby to his daughter. The child replies with her own stanzas. So begins a compelling duet, in which the child summons the help of the owl and other nocturnal animals – the father, in turn, tells about the alligator, the cougar and other daytime...[more]
The child in this story engages in a conversation with an adult, his mother’s boyfriend, and starts bonding with him. The adult tells about his childhood and the slow transition from country to city. The voice of the child, all caution and impatience at first, gives way to sheer wonder. Together, in...[more]
Fleas, dogs, geese, hyenas, parrots, flies and rabbits live with us, together with billions of other animals and people. Although we are so many and so distinctive, there is something in which we are alike: we are all different. And although there may not be a number that can contain us, there is a word...[more]
What we do say that the moon is full? What is it full of? A cute story for toddlers when they go to bed!
A funny adventure in the toy world! The very expressive illustrations talk for themselves! The story actually has no words (and doesn\'t need them).
A group of animals play hide-and-seek. The mouse counts to ten. The bee hides in a matchbox; the cat in a piano. The elephant looks for a place to hide. In a chest? Under the table? Behind the curtain? The dreaded words ‘I see the elephant’ make him freeze. This happens again and again, and that’s...[more]
Each book from the Tales around the Globe collection presents three traditional stories illustrated beautifully, from three different continents. They are versions of the same story, with differences in the plot, characters, and scenery. By reading, each child will discover the secret thread that unifies...[more]
Each book presents three traditional stories illustrated beautifully, from three different continents. They are versions of the same story, with differences in the plot, characters, and scenery. By reading, each child will discover the secret thread that unifies the stories. An illustrated map contains...[more]
Candombe or Carnaval fever is a description of the different steps of a group of tam tam players in a Carnaval procession in a small town. Hundreds of citizens drop their activities to join them, to dance and celebrate for the whole time of the Carnaval. This book goes over a very important tradition...[more]
Elenio Pico imagined hairstyles bordering on the impossible that will delight the girls that read this book. Sergio Kern wrote tiny poems to accompany his friend’s images, so reversing the way of creating illustrated books. The result is a never-ending book that continues on the head of every reader.
A very long time ago this tale dispersed throughout the world like a seed carried by the wind. It took root in South America, Europe and Africa. In each region people told the tale using characters, animals, trees, customs and skies that they knew. Thus it developed in a different way in each land but,...[more]
Rita has always wanted to be an astronaut. When she was twelve months old, the age when babies start to talk, Rita did not say bread. She didn’t say mummy or daddy either. Her first word was moon. When asked for a drawing Rita would draw a rocket. She never drew a house with a chimney, trees and a...[more]
This is the first book fully dedicated to toy soldiers making in Latin America ever published. Though there are some vague references in few toy soldiers’ books released around the world, almost all of them have no further information nor images about these miniatures produced from Argentina to Mexico,...[more]
There are many different ways to look at a picture. One of the most beautiful and intense approaches is to paint it again. This is how Elenio Pico invites the reader to get to know the work of twenty-three pre-eminent artists from throughout history. He chooses a worthy detail from the long and complex...[more]
A collection of poems inspired by anecdotes sent over the Internet by 12 South American children about their pets. A lively and original project! Rights available: Dutch and Portuguese only.
A fun compendium of short stories and comic strips by illustrator, painter and sculptor Leo Arias.
Each one with his own taste introduces a group of friends with tastes as different as possible: music, bananas, wind, fleas... When Zeca has a problem, everyone visits him sharing their likings with him. Zeca concludes that what he likes best is his friends.
Short and playful poems introducing unknown... or perhaps very familiar birds, like the luck bird, the tan tan bird and the spoon bird. With humor, metaphores and word games, Cecilia Pisos gives life to these birds, whose song invites readers to invent their own.
The sun comes out after a storm, trees bend down; the sky lightens, and down on the ground, the water stops: at last it sleeps. In puddles, the place where the sky reflects and represents, children bend down to watch the dreams of the water. These brief poems with an air of haiku describe the moment...[more]
In this comic, Banzo and Benito play, dream, fight and return to playing. On opening the book what catches the reader’s attention, and what will be remembered after finishing it, is the intensity of the colours. The brightness and sparkle of the world touched by friendship.
Everything in this book is photographed in its actual size. But also, in this book, the size of things is learned through comparison. A teaspoonful of honey is small, but how many flowers does the bee need to visit to make a teaspoonful of honey? How long does it take the snail to travel 25 centimeters?...[more]
The story of a trip to the Amazon jungle in Ecuator told with the voice of a small child. The habits of the people in the jungle marvel this city child who tries to imitate them with his friends in the city. In a story with humor, readers enter the everyday life of the people in the jungle and listen...[more]
Stop! Don´t just eat those spaghetti yet! Instead, imagine them lose in the world: what do they look like? How many things could they be?A book which nourishes the spirit of play.An imaginary travel in the world of spaghetti and what they can become!
Two friends share a moment. One is building something. What is it? “Guess!” is the answer of the builder, spreading his enthusiasm to his friend. Right away the house—the book—fills up with cardboard cars. One even has a blueprint. When the characters—and the reader who´s become an accomplice...[more]
A boy confronts beings coming from the dark place where there was a roof before, and where now—a now defined by the voice of the parents saying “good night” and switching the lights off—there is nothing. The characters are defined but mute. Until a creature without shape, but able to speak arrives....[more]
Who made seawater salty? A captain. Why? Questions and answers lead to the unraveling of an ancient mystery.
With few words and forceful illustrations Fiesta de disfraces tells with humor a story of classic structure. The introduction presents the masquerade party and the different costumes chosen by the invited animals. The central conflict is about the problem the worm has in not knowing which costume to...[more]
What has more value: an idea or a cow? what if the cow is red? and if it is in love? Theater Company of Objects El Pingüinazo, from Rosario, Argentina, has illustrated this text by Uruguayan poet Enrique Fierro with especially designed objects. A book to read with more than four eyes. With Poetry,...[more]
Poem of the act I of \"Romeo and Juliet\" by William Shakespeare. The carpenter squirrel and the old weevil narrate in detail the construction of Queen Mab´s carriage with long spider legs, cricket bones, and moon beams. When the carriage is ready, the fly—Queen Mab´s coachman—speaks. His story...[more]
What do you think you can do in my circus? Asked the impatient and grouchy owner.sked the impatient and grouchy owner. • Imitating birds – answered Joaquín. The circus owner laughed, thinking he was in front of a regular impersonator. He could not imagine how far Joaquín was able to take the...[more]
These animals have human problems and also, like characters in a fable, the gift of speech. The minimal stories drawn in its pages are not ended with a moral: conflicts are loosened with laughter. Selected by the Nacional Plan for Reading, Argentine. Selected by Improvement Program for Rural Education...[more]
A chubby uncle can pull out your nose, one day. Then, you will see it dancing on the edge of things...... Will it return to its place between your eyes?, or will it stay forever in your uncle´s power. Selected by the Nacional Plan for Reading, Argentine. Selected by Improvement Program for Rural Education...[more]
The restaurant fly: a species that draws the attention of biologists. Its low flight over the surface of soup bowls. Nothing to stop it? A truth revealed, at Bianki´s restaurant. Selected, Catalogue White Ravens 2005. International Selection of Infantile and Youthful Literature (Munich).
Morning, afternoon, evening, or night? Something as important as a love declaration, can it be done any time of the day? Album book, ALIJA 2004 Selected by the Nacional Plan for Reading, Argentine.
In the children´s room there is nothing but toys. A persistent throbbing gives away the secret heart of things. Selected by the Nacional Plan for Reading, Argentine.
The mysterious power of ripe fruit. Animals taste it and cannot stop dancing. Even lions forget to attack! Paradise has gone into their bodies. Best Edited Book, children category, Argentine Chamber of Publications, 2004.
A comic book you just bought flies from your hands to the hands of the bully in the neighborhood. Can something worse happen to you? You feel the pleasure of imagining revenge; it would be only fair. You are afraid. How do you go the distance between what you imagine and what you are capable of doing? http://www.fzimbres.com.br http://www.tonto.com.br
What do you do with an insisting fan? What do you do when you cannot bear it any longer? A story which does not give the correct answers. Selected by Nacional Plan for reading (SEP), México.
Humor is an exercise for intellectual dexterity. In the hands of Cachimba it becomes the opposite. So that everybody can laugh as well as silly people do, this selection of comic strips, published originally in 1998, in Perfil, a daily newspaper no longer published. Plus other treats for the occasion. Book...[more]
Ease seems to go with these drawings: his virtuosity resides in this humility. To assemble beings with nothing: a few lines, and the hat. Stories which start with trivia plunge us into bewilderment. Selected by Nacional Plan for reading (SEP), México. Gustavo Roldán (h) Since 1985, he writes and...[more]
A succinct story with evocative images about a character who confronts a rain storm while building his own boat. Disproportional effort? When the rain stops the character will wake up in a new territory.
Toto goes fishing in a northern morning. Times goes by and he waits. A good fisherman, an excellent day.