Issun Bôshi

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Once upon a time there were a couple of peasants, without children, that hopefully sang: “We want a kid, even if it’s small, very small”. Their wish became true and Issun Bôshi (the kid that isn’t bigger than a thumb) was born. The small kid decides to go to the city, where he lives very happy moments. A giant chases him, but Issun Bôshi is clever. This book is based on a Japanese folk tale. Mas Detalles

La Sayona y otros cuentos de espantos

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Whether in the Amazonian rain forest, the warm seaside or the grassland plains, Venezuelan folk tradition is filled with spooky tales of ghosts, spirits and monsters. Real stories that have been told from generation to generation, indigenous tales and urban legends form this anthology for young people with carefully crafted illustrations by artist Stefano Di Cristofaro who used chimó, a derivate from tobacco, as painting. There’s a non-fiction section at the end with interesting facts about the origins of the tales, the objects, the traditions and the characters found in them. Mas Detalles

Duerme, niño, duerme

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A child is awake in the dark night. The wind blows in a cloudy sky. They offer him music and songs, warm blankets and sweet milk, but there is only one thing that will gently take him to the land of the dreams. The author loosely based her story in the Hush, baby, hush lullaby, and located it in the southern Chile region. The illustrator travelled to this part of the country to show in her illustrations the beauty of its woods, its birds and its lakes. A story to bring peace of mind to a child afraid of the dark. Mas Detalles

El Gigante Egoísta

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Everyday all the kids go after school to play in the Giant’s beautiful garden. Until one day, the Giant comes back from his journey and forbids any visitor to enter the garden… But he can’t stop the arrival of some unpleasant guests that take over the place. A timeless classic by Oscar Wilde. Mas Detalles

Los Beatles

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Either you’re an adult or a child, few are immune to the music of the Beatles. This comic-resembling-book tells the history of their band, starting with the birth of John Lennon in Liverpool, until their separation in the seventies. Fun Facts, famous songs and memorable events are included in this colorful book: a fun introduction to the Beatlemania for everyone. Mas Detalles

Las vacaciones de Roberta

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Roberta is vacationing by the seaside at nonno Alfredo’s and nonna Mafalda’s house. Feeling a bit bored, Roberta decides not to heed her grandparents’ warning and sets off to the beach by herself. But, along the way, the hideous Grorex crosses her path… The unexpected encounter between these characters might bring a couple of surprises. Mas Detalles

Concierto de piano

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Momo’s very first piano recital is about to begin and she’s a little nervous. Suddenly, a small mouse invites Momo to her own mouse show. The little girl will discover a surprising world where a new audience will make her feel at home. A book filled with emotions and magnificent illustrations. Mas Detalles

Veo veo

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Find the characters, small stories and objects hidden inside the paintings of Socorro Salinas. Every picture is filled with details that will delight the curious readers. There are endless possibilities to find and retell the pictures’ stories through renowned Venezuelan artist Socorro Salina’s paintings. Mas Detalles

Cuentos del bosque

When Emilio hears from his mother that spring has arrived, he wonders: where should he find the spring? Along with his younger sister, he’ll discover that the spring isn’t very far from his house. It’s in the forest, a magical place filled with all kinds of adventures. A poetic tale about seasons, by Leticia Ruifernández, who is herself an expert on the secrets of the woods. Mas Detalles

Concierto para escalera y orquesta

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A couple wants to attend a concert, but there’s just one problem: the building’s stairs have left! While they manage to find a solution, the concert goes on. Antonio Orlando Rodríguez presents a compelling story filled with absurd humor. Carol Hénaff’s illustrations complement the original format of the book, very long and narrow, just like a stair. Mas Detalles

SOS Televisión

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The Domínguez family is absolutely shocked when their main entertainment source, the television, breaks down. What could they possibly do while the TV technichian arrives? A book filled with intelligence and humor. When the television screen is off, the family circle is on. Mas Detalles

Imágenes de Santiago de León de Caracas

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From the first indigenous inhabitants of the valley to today’s populous city, Santiago de León de Caracas has always been the scene of important historical events. Nowadays, the city has expanded over the valley like an “electric butterfly”, but its streets remain filled with legends, stories and traditions. This book tells the captivating story of Caracas with endearing and historical illustrations. Mas Detalles