Un cuento moderno para adultos que revisa con humor los papeles que las personas representan en el teatro que es la vida.
And Tango Makes Three
Author: Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Roy and Silo are just like the other penguin couples at the zoo - they bow to each other, walk together and swim together. But Roy and Silo are a little bit different - they're both boys. Then, one day, when Mr Gramzay the zookeeper finds them trying to hatch astone, he realises that it may be time for Roy and Silo to become parents for real.
Author: Julio Cortazar
Translated by Gregory Rabassa, winner of the National Book Award for Translation, 1967 Horacio Oliveira is an Argentinian writer who lives in Paris with his mistress, La Maga, surrounded by a loose-knit circle of bohemian friends who call themselves "the Club." A child's death and La Maga's disappearance put an end to his life of empty pleasures and intellectual acrobatics, and prompt Oliveira to return to Buenos Aires, where he works by turns as a salesman, a keeper of a circus cat which can truly count, and an attendant in an insane asylum. Hopscotch is the dazzling, freewheeling account of Oliveira's astonishing adventures.
The Graveyard Book
Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: A&C Black
When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead. But for Bod there is also the danger of the murderer still looking for him - after all, he is the last remaining member of the family. A stunningly original novel deftly constructed over eight chapters, featuring every second year of Bod's life, from babyhood to adolescence. Will Bod survive to be a man?
Author: Jenny Dooley, Charles Lloyd
Simplify Your Life with Kids
Author: Elaine St. James, Vera Cole
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Simplicity expert Elaine St. James, author of "Simplify Your Inner Life", has a solution for beleaguered parents everywhere. "Simplify Your Life with Kids" offers practical, down-to-earth advice for the vital, time-demanding, perplexing issues that all parents face. St. James explores such topics for simplifying family life as making mealtime fun, stopping tantrums, establishing a simple bedtime routine, and more.
Twenty tales collected from German folklore and immortalized by the brothers Grimm.
Grandpa Monty's Muddles
Author: Marta Zafrilla
Publisher: Cuento de Luz
In this tale, the problem of memory loss is seen from a humorous perspective, since a smile is always the best solution. Guided Reading Level: O, Lexile Level: 1040L
A story in bright, musical verse that transmits values such as equality and having the courage to follow your dreams. Guided Reading Level: M, Lexile Level: 930L
Me . . . Jane
Author: Patrick McDonnell
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Winner of the Caldecott Honor Patrick McDonnell-beloved, bestselling author-artist and creator of the Mutts syndicated comic strip--shares the inspiring story of young Jane Goodall, the legendary and inspiring conservationist featured in the hit documentary film Jane. In his characteristic heartwarming style, Patrick McDonnell tells the story of the young Jane Goodall and her special childhood toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. As the young Jane observes the natural world around her with wonder, she dreams of "a life living with and helping all animals," until one day she finds that her dream has come true. With anecdotes taken directly from Jane Goodall's autobiography, McDonnell makes this very true story accessible for the very young--and young at heart. One of the world's most inspiring women, Dr. Jane Goodall is a renowned humanitarian, conservationist, animal activist, environmentalist, and United Nations Messenger of Peace. In 1977 she founded the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI), a global nonprofit organization that empowers people to make a difference for all living things.
Arthur and Clementine
Author: Adela Turin, Nella Bosnia
Publisher: Writers & Readers
Two fine young tortoises happen to meet at the pond and spend their life together for awhile.
The Ugly Dumpling
Author: Stephanie Campisi
Publisher: Mighty Media, Inc.
An ugly dumpling is ignored and sad until an encouraging cockroach sees the dumpling's inner beauty and helps it discover its true identity and realize being different is beautiful after all.
Once Upon a Memory
Author: Nina Laden
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Does a feather remember it once was a bird? Does a book remember it once was a word? When a feather drifts through a child's window, a magical journey begins. As the boy follows the feather, he is swept away to a world filled with adorable animals, where fantasy and reality come together in surprising and playful ways. From the cake that once was grain to the ocean that once was rain, whimsical "before" and "after" scenes offer readers a peek at the world as seen through the eyes of a curious child, ultimately asking the question, "What will you remember?" Nina Laden's poetic and cleverly woven text is perfectly paired with bestselling artist Renata Liwska's captivating illustrations. Together they create a story that will keep readers enchanted long after the journey has ended.
In this illustrated book for children two male penguins, Onion and Pepper, live together in a zoo with other penguins. They love each other very much, but something is missing in their lives. It is that the other penguins have children and they do not. One day they find an abandoned egg and they know exactly what to do with it.
The English Version of the book Frida Kahlo para ninas y ninos by Nadia Fink and illustrated by Pitu Saa. A children's biography of Mexican feminist Frida Kahlo.