Mother Donkey goes to the movies and Hen has come to babysit. It’s time to go to bed, but Little Donkey wants to play with his friend Yak. “Mom always lets me”, he tells a doubtful Hen. Annemarie Van Haeringen’s charming illustrations are the perfect companion for this playful story by Rindert Kromhout, author of Burrito y el regalo. Mas Detalles
Zebra has a serious case of hiccough and none of his friends’s wacky suggestions seems to be right… until the hiccups side effects force him to try each and every one of their cures. Luckily, Zebra does have a great sense of humor and making a laugh of himself is a great way to have fun along with his friends.
Mrs. Eremita rides her bicycle accompanied by her loyal dog Mambrú. A hedgehog crosses her path, unaware to the bike’s bell. “What this bike needs”, she says, “It is a louder horn”. One incident after another leads to the question: What new device will Mrs. Eremita improvise for her bicycle? It is a story full of creativity and humor with a remarkable ending.
“Once upon a time, the oceans of the Earth were filled with whales”, Lilly’s grandmother would tell her. That night, Lilly sees the whales in her dreams and goes down to the dock wanting to meet them. But how could they know that she was waiting for them? English artist Gary Blythe’s haunting illustrations received the Kate Greenaway Medal. Mas Detalles
Garuda, the eagle, sees the Lord of Death hastening towards an exquisitely beautiful little bird. He decides to save it, and hides the bird away. But can death be cheated? Who can control the future? A haunting parable about love and fate. Mas Detalles
It is Christmas Eve. A boy lies in bed awaiting the arrival of Santa Claus. But late into the night, he is surprised by a train that has come to a stop in front of his house. So begins a dreamy trip to the North Pole. In a nostalgic text with magical illustrations, Chris Van Allsburg recreates a Christmas day when dreams can come true. Mas Detalles
It’s bedtime: the fun begins when a whole family of hamsters ready to have a good time knocks on the door when there are only 10 minutes left to go to bed. But there are still many things to do: tidy up the toys, have dinner, brush teeth, put on the pajamas and even read a good night story for all the fellow mice. Mas Detalles
Scolded for watching television too late, a little boy throws a tantrum. His furious energy knows no boundaries and destroys his home, the streets and city, and even the entire planet. But still, he is not to be abated, until he finds himself all alone in outer space. A humorous and apocalyptic tale based on more than one parent’s nightmare. Mas Detalles
A Mouse has lost her baby and searches through the rainforest. Out jumps a great, big, hairy, scary ape… “It’s a Killer Gorilla!” cries the mouse. Scared the Mouse runs and runs, over the bridge, over the sea, all the way to China, but she cannot find her baby and the Gorilla is never far behind. Mas Detalles
There was once a boy named Guillermo Jorge Manuel José who lived next to an old people’s home. One day, the boy discovers that Miss Ana Josefina Rosa Isabel has lost her memory, so he decides to look into the nature of remembrances in order to help his friend recover her past. Mas Detalles
When Mr. Mosquera finds out that an enormous and hairy lion has entered the library, he runs off to get Miss Plácida. “Is he breaking any rule?” asks the librarian. This is the story of a genuine library lion, silent and always on time for story reading. Until, one day a surprising accident makes him roar and run, and finally break all the rules. Mas Detalles
Crocodile has a great imagination. He is always thinking of fun new things to do. But Crocodile has a big problem too. No matter what he does, all the other crocs in the pool copy him –every time! What can he do to escape from the copy crocs? And if he does escape from them– will he still have as much fun? Mas Detalles