Nozi, madrina de libros

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In Dududu village people don’t get the love that Nozi has for books. They don’t understand why she collects them, because the truth is that Nozi can’t read. Then a kid named Muzi comes into her life and gives her the chance to discover what books tell: amazing stories about life and the world. Mas Detalles

Sopa de ratón

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Mouse was reading at ease, when suddenly he was trapped by a hungry Weasel who carried him back home and set all to prepare a delicious mouse soup. But then mouse warned him from within the pot: “In order for a mouse soup to taste, mouth-watering, you have to tell stories”. And so, Mouse begins to tell four exquisite tales filled with zest. Mas Detalles

Una piedra extraordinaria

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In a delightful case of mistaken identity, Jessica the Frog and her friends find an egg. When it hatches and a long green creature emerges, Jessica assures the others it is a chicken. Written and illustrated by master storyteller Leo Lionni, this amusing tale shows that everything depends on how you look at it. Mas Detalles

Chamario

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A wonderful poetry book where words and illustrations play with forms and senses, taking us through entertaining images like that of the ‘rhino serious cerous’, and the ‘bi along the cycle’, next to ‘the cricket singing to the moon’, and ‘the little toy soldier watching TV’. As Eugenio Montejo, who wrote the prologue for this book, would call it: a ‘verbal toy’. Mas Detalles

Doña Piñones

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Doña Piñones is an old lady who lives in fear. So afraid is she of everything, that by night she sleeps behind her bed. By day, she is plagued by the Four Winds, which one by one send her scurrying and trembling about in search of a safe hiding place. Until the winds tell a little boy about Doña Piñones’ troubles and he decides to help her to liberate from her fears. Mas Detalles

Fábula de la avispa ahogada

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A bad-tempered wasp begins the day on the wrong foot and buzzes about in a state of blind fury. Only this time, she has a foolish accident and loses her life in a glass of water. Another fable with a humorous moral by Venezuelan poet Aquiles Nazoa.. Mas Detalles

Fábula de la ratoncita presumida

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This charming version of an old Chinese fable tells the story of beautiful and vain Hortensia, a little mouse, who has big plans for herself. Scorning humble Alfredito, who proposes marriage, the self-centered rodent asks the sun and the clouds, the wind and the mountains to marry her. At the end, Hortensia makes a huge discovery. Mas Detalles

Margarita

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Once upon a time, princess Margarita fell in love with a star high in the sky. So she ventured out in a boat to find the one that inspired her the most. But she forgot one important thing: her father’s consent. The classic poem by Nicaraguan poet Rubén Darío is accompanied by fine ink drawings depicting the Caribbean coast at night. Mas Detalles

Retablillo de Navidad

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Virgin Mary and her husband look for shelter in Bethlehem, but in every house a roof is denied. This story -told in rhyme by renowned poet Aquiles Nazoa with tenderness and hints of humor, and illustrated with a mixture of christian and Latin American references- tells the many misfortunes of Mary and Joseph, who receive Jesus under a tinplate star. Mas Detalles

Señoras y señores

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The Sun, King of Kings, has decided to throw a party with nine lucky guests. A story by the well known author, Triunfo Arciniegas, with dreamful illustrations by Laura Stagno that will inspire children and grownups. Mas Detalles

Dan dan dero

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A fun anthology of poems, verses, riddles and songs from Venezuela and Latin America to which you can play or sing during summer camps, at school or at home, including the popular Dan dan dero, Mesú and Yo tengo un piojo. Mas Detalles

Pin uno – Pin dos

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Riddles, tongue-twisters, silly tales, irreverent songs and other nonsense belonging to the oral tradition of Latin America fill the pages of this little book in. Ingenious caricatures provide added surprises and when the guessing gets tough, look for the hidden clues! Mas Detalles