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Moctezuma ilustrado: apuntes de un berrinche. El berrinche de Moctezuma, con texto de Nuria Gómez Benet (Ciudad de México, 1959) e ilustraciones de Santiago Solís Montes de Oca (Ciudad de México, 1982) es una historia de humor contada en verso donde el históricamente terrible Moctezuma sufre una pataleta que solo una jícara con chocolate logra aplacar…
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This well-known song from the Hispanic-American oral tradition brings together two versions that have been sung by boys and girls of several generations. Paula Ortiz, with striking tropical colors, references to stamps and risography, gives a modern yet traditional illustrated look to this beautiful love story, told in two acts. Mas Detalles
A nomad tribe makes a journey full of dangers to get to the caves that will become their shelter during winter. The youngest among the women, always aware of the changes in nature, the predators and the doings of her clan, beholds on the surface of the rocks a possibility —and desire— of telling what she has seen. And thus, it’s in the very heart of a cave where the first story is born.
Callisto was a beautiful woman with soft and silky skin, who Zeus transformed into a smooth-furred bear along with her child: they are today’s constellations of Ursa major and Ursa minor. These ancient stories are right there, in the stars, connecting modern day watchers with past time humans. A non-fiction triumph for myth, stars and nature lovers. Mas Detalles
This illustrated music record/book is meant to be sung, told and danced to. It’s a homage to Caribbean popular music that several generations have enjoyed and is passed to the children by their once-young grandparents. It also threads eight songs into one single story, one that travels down by the river, through the jungle, to the coast and arrives into the city; and recreates a time where the vigorous beginnings of rebellious Latin music genres such as cha cha chás, charanga, merengue, guaracha and cumbia filled dance halls, hotel ballrooms and street gatherings. Mas Detalles
When Moctezuma throws a tantrum, his most loyal servant tries to comfort him with almost everything: dancing, costumes and laughter… But he just won’t cheer up. Art and humor come together to render tribute to the Mayan and Aztec roots of cocoa and chocolate. Mas Detalles