El robo de las aes

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A small town is agitated by the upcoming elections. Some will vote for the poet, others for the general. The local journal publishes articles attacking the poet. One day, the printers are unable to print the letter «a» and the news must remain silent. What can be the cause of this mistery? Mas Detalles

Miguel Vicente pata caliente

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Miguel Vicente dreams of traveling. He lives with his mother in a slum of Caracas and works as a shoeshine boy. Each morning, he runs downtown drumming on his wooden box. One day, a man offers him a book: The Travels of Marco Polo. Although he does not know how to read, he cherishes it as a treasure, without knowing that soon he will make a travel of his own. Mas Detalles

Ni era vaca, ni era caballo…

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At sundown, a Guajiro shepherd boy who lives isolated from the modern world encounters a terrifying creature: It is neither a cow nor a horse and rolls on the ground without being pushed. When the boy describes the encounter to his family, they explain to him between laughs what a truck is. This story is based on an author´s real life childhood experience. Mas Detalles

Un puñado de semillas

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After her grandmother’s death, Concepción must leave the farm where she grew up and is forced to live in the streets of the city. With nothing more than a bundle of corn, beans and chili, she learns about survival from the other street children. Despite the troubles they face, together they discover that a handful of seeds can mean more than just food. Mas Detalles

¡Vamos a ver a papá!

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“I haven’t seen my dad in a year, eight months and twenty-two days. I know because I’ve been counting each day since he went to work to another country”, the main character writes in her journal. Her father tells her they will finally reunite. It is a story about the immigration experience told by two authors who had moved from different countries more than once. Mas Detalles

Onza, Tigre y León

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Fables, picaresque narrative and adventure tales get together in this anthology that rescues 9 stories of the Venezuelan oral tradition. Inside of them, magic birds of seven colors, witches that eat kids and clever guys looking for fortune come alive among other characters with extraordinary stories that have passed through generations. Mas Detalles

Tío Tigre y Tío Conejo

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¿What is the source of the legendary enmity between Tío Tigre y Tío Conejo? Is it truth that when tigers dies, they sneeze? How can you make a soup inside of a honeycomb? Twelve tasty stories picked from the venezuelan oral tradition tell with humor the well known stories of Tío Tigre y Tío Conejo, in which astuteness always wins against brutal strenght. Mas Detalles

La danta blanca

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Matías Rivas, a young fotographer on an expedition in the Amazon, gets lost tracking a stranger albino tapir. Alone, in the middle of the forest, he has to use his wits and courage to survive, find the fugitive tapir and decipher de identity of the mysterious character than is following his steps. Mas Detalles

Arriba en el árbol

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Two children live way up in the highest tree. They eat, sleep, play and jump there, but one day they find that two beavers have stolen their ladder, making it impossible to come down. “And how can we get down from the tree?” they ask. Written and illustrated by renowned Canadian author Margaret Atwood, Príncipe de Asturias de las Letras 2008 Award winner. Mas Detalles

¡Beso, beso!

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One morning, Baby Hippo is in such a rush to go and play that he forgets to give his mum a kiss. As he wanders in the jungle he waddles through the mud, around the rocks, through the grass and under the trees. But everywhere he goes he surprisingly hears “Kiss, Kiss!” Suddenly, Baby Hippo remembers what it is he forgot to do and rushes back to find his mum! Mas Detalles

Buenas noches, Gorila

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“Good night, Gorilla…”, “Good night, Elephant…” It’s bedtime at the zoo, and all the animals are going to sleep. Or aren’t they? Who is that short, furry character with the key in his hand and the mischievous grin? It seems the zookeeper has not seen him yet. But the short, furry character seems to know very well what the zookeeper’s next move will be. Mas Detalles

Burrito y el regalo

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It is Yak’s birthday and little Donkey has bought a kite for him, but, when it’s time to leave for the party, little Donkey thinks that he should give Yak something else, because he wants to keep the kite for himself. He then looks for a teddy bear he has among his old toys, “Yak will love it”. But now he has to convince Mother Donkey that Yak doesn’t like kites. Mas Detalles