The children whose families won the war bring plenty of lunch to school: bocatas and tortilla with chorizo. Also, when they ask them what are their fathers’ jobs, they don’t have to lie or feel scared. That’s not the case for Paquito and Socorro. Peace and quiet have returned to their lives: but they’re certainly not the same as before.
Marie Curie’s life was as difficult as it was extraordinary. Passionate about science, she left Poland to study at the Sorbonne, and made great sacrifices for the field. Her pioneering theories on radioactivity and her discovery of the elements polonium and radium, won her both the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903, and the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1911, making her the first woman to achieve this recognition. This book tells the story of her childhood, her experiences and her clandestine studies and investigations; whilst also revealing her courage, tenacity and generosity. Mas Detalles
How does a rocket launch? What are the components of a space suit? What do astronauts eat? How do they bathe? All of these questions are explored in this book by a group of friendly young astronauts. Through their journey, you will discover in detail the inside of a space station and the day to day life of an astronaut, including some of the experiments that they carry out in space! Mas Detalles
This Ekaré classic, which humorously and colourfully narrates the adventures of Nandi and her friend Tindi, is now also available as a board book: with rounded edges and smaller dimensions, it is perfect for little hands to explore. In the story, Nandi takes a basket of fruit to her friend Tindi, including a pineapple, a mango, a guava, a banana, an orange, and an avocado. But along the way, eight animals transform the present into an unexpected surprise… Mas Detalles
One night when the wind blows with mighty force, two women walk at a lively pace towards Mother Medusa’s house. The great task of life begins, and after a few hours of effort, Anacarada rears her head. Mother Medusa is happy with the arrival of her daughter, she shields her with her hair, and above all, she protects her from the world. But Anacarada wants to be like all the other children. Mas Detalles
Bologna Ragazzi Award-winner Marije Tolman, creator of The Tree House and The Island, illustrates in her distinctive style the curious, funny, bizarre, unbelievable, disgusting and weird facts about all kinds of different animals. The animal facts are straightforward nonfiction, while Marije Tolman’s illustrations are pure fantasy, creating a combination that is sure to engage young readers. Mas Detalles
When Nandi has a sleepover with her friend Tindi, the girls are allowed to spend the night in a little hut near the house. They’re excited to be on their own, but as they get ready for bed, Nandi feels more and more nervous. She keeps hearing things – strange snorts, chitter chattering, a big thud. Tindi says it’s only her noisy family, but on the opposite page the reader sees the nocturnal animals who are really making the noise – and while some of them are familiar, others are very peculiar-looking indeed! Mas Detalles