Baldomera, the donkey, became famous worldwide when a video of her reunion with her owner after three months of confinement due to COVID-19 went viral. The colorful illustrations and simple yet playful text make this a perfect read-aloud for story time.
Materials from Spain
The Prince Of The Skies
A gripping narrative of friendship and exploration, and an homage to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, an unforgettable writer who touched the lives of millions of readers, and who was able to see the world through the eyes of a child. In the 1920s, long before he wrote The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was an accomplished pilot. Along with Jean Mermoz and Henri Guillaumet, he was chosen to pioneer new mail routes across the globe. No distance was too far and no mountain too high—each letter had to reach its destination. The three friends soared through the air, while back on solid ground, they dealt with a world torn apart by wars and political factions.
Canciones: Of Federico Garcia Lorca (Spanish Edition)
Federico GarcÍa Lorca is one of Spain’s foremost cultural and literary figures. In 1927, he published his masterpiece Canciones, a volume of lyrical poetry. Tobias Tak transformed twenty of these poems into a series of richly detailed and inventive comics. This collection will appeal to lovers of visual art, graphic novels, and poetry, and aims to bring the colorful and atmospheric landscape of Lorca’s work to a new audience.
Count On Me
Everyone has a passion. For some, it’s music. For others, it’s art. For our heroine, it’s math. When she looks around the world, she sees math in all the beautiful things: the concentric circles a stone makes in a lake, the curve of a slide, the geometric shapes in the playground. Others don’t understand her passion, but she doesn’t mind. There are infinite ways to see the world. And through math is one of them.
This book is a gorgeous ode to something vital but rarely celebrated. In the eyes of this little girl, math takes its place alongside painting, drawing and song as a way to ponder the beauty of the world.
A retelling of a traditional Catalan tale in which a poor charcoal makers’s cleverness wins him an unexpected fortune.
The Map Of Good Memories
There are places that remind us of happy moments. Zoe, a little girl who has to flee from her city with her family because of a war, remembers them before she leaves. She uses them to draw a map of good memories, knowing that they will always be with her.
Why Do We Cry?
This sensitive, poetic picturebook uses metaphors and beautiful imagery to explain the reasons for our tears, making it clear that everyone is allowed to cry, and that everyone does.
Why Do We Cry? has been discussed in My Take/Your Take for October 2020.
The Fountains Of Silence
At the Castellana Hilton in 1957 Madrid, eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson connects with Ana Moreno through photography and fate as Daniel discovers the incredibly dark side of the city under Generalissimo Franco’s rule.
Fisgón, a very curious bird, is hiding somewhere in the country. Can you find him? He loves to fly, but not as much as he loves to stop and learn about what’s going on around him.
Fisgón, a very curious bird, is hiding somewhere in the big city. Can you find him? He loves to fly, but not as much as he loves to stop and learn about what’s going on around him. You’ll have to help him so that he doesn’t miss a single detail!