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Combel Editorial (Children’s books – 0 to 8 years old)

New Titles Pop-up & Novelty Activities First Readers Classics Documentaries Backlist

Editorial Bambú (Fiction – 6 to 16 years old)

Editorial Casals


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Bayard Éditions Thames & Hudson

Milan

Princeton Architectural Press

Mango

Boje F C P


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25 Years... and Still Going Strong! At Combel, we're celebrating an anniversary! Yes, 25 years have passed since 1989, when a small publishing house dedicated to publishing coloring books, illustrated stories and cutouts was born in Barcelona. As early as the 1990s, Combel began to publish stories in hard cover, and began an enduring collaboration with the best writers and illustrators of our country in order to bring classic tales to the furthest reaches of our territory. At the same time, our catalogue began to include titles bought from foreign publishing houses. The warm acceptance of pop-up books encouraged us to contemplate a new challenge: the projects that came from abroad generated a whirlwind of new ideas; what if we dared to make them a reality and, what's more, to export them? Thus, in 2008, the first pop-ups of our own creation began to arrive in bookstores, they were well-received by both the general public and critics and also opened wide the doors of the international market for us. Our most successful books have already been translated into more than 10 languages and can be found in the best bookstores in Brazil, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, Portugal, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States... And we're still working non-stop to reach many more countries! So many books! So many projects! We look back with satisfaction and we're pleased with the history of our little publishing house. We look forward and, energized by the joy and vigor of those twenty-five years, we are more determined than ever to keep delighting our audience, children and youth of all ages. This catalogue aims to be a small homage to all of you who have helped us grow and have encouraged us along this long journey over the years. So, to all of you, many thanks, and... here's to many more books!

Flammarion

Gallucci Franco Cosimo Panini

Clavis

Palette

Mladinska

Arkady


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Mini Pop-ups A modern and synthetic view of two of the most popular classic tales: Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs. Five little pop-up scenes for each story successfully show the essence and magic of these traditional fairy tales. Little Red Riding Hood The Three Little Pigs Adapted by Meritxell Martí Illustrated by Xavier Salomó 18 × 20 cm 10 pages Hardcover Ages 3+

Traditional stories with pop-up surprises

Grandparents These books will delight children and thrill grandparents. Grandchildren will use photographs, drawings, writing, activities, games, humour and emotion to review the most important moments in the lives of their grandparents, as well as their habits and tastes. What grandfather or grandmother wouldn’t like to receive a gift like this from their grandchild?

This Book is my Grandfather’s This Book is my Grandmother’s Written by Jaume Copons Illustrated by Liliana Fortuny 22.5 × 22.5 cm 32 pages Hardcover Ages 5+

Includes stickers

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Let’s Throw a Party A complete collection of everything you need to throw a party for children (decorations, invitations, costumes, recipes, etc.). Organised by party theme for boys and girls from 5 to 10 years old. Each party presents various projects with step-by-step illustrations and photographs of the finished crafts.

Let’s Throw a Party Written by Àngels Navarro Illustrated by Cristina Picazo 24 × 24 cm 120 pages Paperback Ages 4+

48 Ingenious ideas for throwing a theme party

Painting Books in English Four workbooks for painting that combine English with centres of interest designed for boys and girls from 2 to 5 years of age. Each contains different types of activities (copying a model, tracing, painting by colour code, etc.) and two characters—an elephant and a mouse—who lead the way. Toys Animals Food Clothes Illustrated by Marta Costa 21 × 25 cm 16 pages Paperback Ages 2+

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Mishiyu This illustrated album intensely expresses the feelings of an orphaned boy who experiences both hope and fear regarding his adoption. The boy’s moving story is intertwined with the contained emotions of the woman that decides to adopt him, until both recognise each other as mother and son. Mishiyu Written by Ricardo Alcántara Illustrated by Rebeca Luciani 23 × 29 cm 48 pages Hardcover Ages 7+

A tender and touching story about adoption

Henri Matisse Continuation of the What an artist! collection with the greatest figure in fauvism, Henri Matisse.The book presents his career and his most important works in a pleasant way with attractive texts and reproductions of his paintings. And in the end, you’ll find a series of activities for the little artists!

Matisse Written and illustrated by Patricia Geis 22 × 30.5 cm 18 pages Hardcover Ages 7+ Rights sold: ITALIAN FRENCH ENGLISH Worldwide

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¡Ale Hop! Let the Show Begin Welcome to the world of the circus! This book provides an introduction to this fascinating world of magic and illusion and a splendid series of manual and motor-skill activities so boys and girls can put on their own circus show at home.

Ale Hop! Let the Show Begin

September

Written by Àngels Navarro Illustrated by Laura Prim

2014 30 x 29 cm 10 pages Hardcover Ages 7+

Develop your creativity!

My House See-and-say picture book for the youngest readers that presents objects, rooms, animals and people related to the home. The book helps the children to become aware of the world around them. Its large format and the fact that readers can open flaps and add stickers to the scenes brings the value of manipulation to the game.

My House

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Written by Àngels Navarro Illustrated by Aina Cordoncillo 25 x 32 cm 16 pages Flexicover Ages 3+

Includes stickers!

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Little Amelia is Growing up The tender story of Amelia, a girl that feels very little before everything around her, who deep down feels insecure about the birth of her little brother. Lovely illustrations in full-colour pop-ups that create scenes, lights and visual games.

September

2014

Little Amelia is Growing up Written by Elisenda Roca Illustrated by Paula Bonet 27 x 27 cm 14 pages Hardcover Ages 4+

Big pop-up books that become visual poetry

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Agus and the Monsters Ta-daa! We present Agus Pianola, a very confused and rather cheeky boy who is really just a good kid. He knows that he should have his room all cleaned up, but he always waits for his mother to remind him because he never finds the time to get down to business. And of course, you can lose all kinds of things in a messy room, like balls, video games and homework… and sometimes you find other things. What would you do if you were a kid and one day you found your room was full of monsters?

September

Here It Comes, Mr. Flat! Let's Save the Nautilus!

2014 Written by Jaume Copons Illustrated by Liliana Fortuny 140 pages 14.5 x 21.5 cm Flexicover Ages 7+

Visite the website www.agusmonsters.com

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Coco and Tula In their early years, the little one learn many things: how to dress, to sleep, to behave and measure their feelings. Coco & Tula series will make things easier for mothers and fathers offering some simple guidelines in an amusing way.

Bye-bye Nappies! * Bye-bye Dummy! * Helping! Getting Well! Going to Sleep! * Getting Dressed! Cleaning Myself! Time to Eat! * Written and illustrated by Patricia Geis 18.5 × 18.5 cm 16 pages Hardcover Ages 3+ RIGHTS SOLD: KOREAN / FRENCH ENGLISH (USA) * PORTUGUESE (PORTUGAL) In the Street With my Friends With the Elders At the Table Written and illustrated by Patricia Geis 18.5 × 18.5 cm 16 pages Hardcover Ages 3+ RIGHTS SOLD: KOREAN Feelings! Written and illustrated by Patricia Geis 24 × 25.5 cm 24 pages Hardcover Ages 3+ RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH ITALIAN

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Tiny Pets! Can a book turn into a pet? With Combel, everything is possible! Thanks to their original design in the shape of an animal, the four titles of this new collection show young readers how to take care of dogs, cats, turtles and parakeets with practical advice and pieces to play.

My Dog My Cat My Turtle My Parakeet Written and illustrated by Patricia Geis 18.5 × 18.5 cm 16 pages Hardcover Ages 3+

Mireia and Watson the Rabbit. The Treasure Chest A detective story in a pop-up version. The case looks like a difficult one: Mireia, a girl of four, has lost her box of treasures. Watson the rabbit, an expert detective, helps her to recover it after going through all the rooms in the house with diligence and patience. At the end of the book is a little box to assemble. Mireia and Watson the Rabbit. The Treasure Chest Written by Jordi Cervera Illustrated by Sebastià Serra 27 × 26 cm 14 pages Hardcover Ages 3+

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Healthy Eating! Learning to eat healthy can also be fun! With this book, the littlest ones can make a shopping list and create their own menus of delicious and healthy food. Each double page contains pop-up elements or die cuts so you can play and learn at the same time.

Healthy Eating!

OVER 25.000 COPIES SOLD!

Written and illustrated by Patricia Geis

RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH DUTCH ITALIAN

21.5 × 26.5 cm 14 pages Hardcover Ages 4+

Brush Your Teeth! How many kinds of teeth do we have? How should we clean them? How many times a day? With this dental hygiene pop-up book, the young ones will learn to take care of their mouth and enjoy themselves by helping characters to clean their teeth. Brush Your Teeth! Written and illustrated by Patricia Geis 21.5 × 26.5 cm 14 pages Hardcover Ages 4+ RIGHTS SOLD: CANADIAN (FRENCH)

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10 Journeys and 1 Dream A pop-up book to enable you to travel and to dream even when you’re awake. Each page unfolds an exciting journey and the vehicle which transports us there. Eleven landscapes filled with colour and poetry, to cover by bicycle, train, helicopter… even by sleigh! The journey is about to start. 10 Journeys and 1 Dream Written by Meritxell Martí Illustrated by Xavier Salomó 25 × 28 cm 12 pages Hardcover Ages 3+ RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH ITALIAN

10 Cities and 1 Dream The creators of 10 Journeys and 1 Dream take us by surprise again with this new, three-dimensional book, a poetic and colourful tour of ten of the most beautiful cities in the world. The final popup is a true homage to the world of fantasy! 10 Cities and 1 Dream Written by Meritxell Martí Illustrated by Xavier Salomó 25 × 28 cm 12 pages Hardcover Ages 3+ RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH ITALIAN

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Legends in pop-up A collection of pop-up books that provides little readers with different popular stories like those of the Three Kings of the Orient, the Arabian Nights and the Legend of Saint George. Spectacular scenes, full-colour illustrations brimming with detail and rhyming texts are the characteristic features of this collection that brings us the magic of traditional legends.

The Arabian Nights Written by Lluís Farré Illustrated by Mercè Canals 25.5 × 27.5 cm 14 pages Hardcover Ages 3+

International Latino Book Award 2012

RIGHTS SOLD: ITALIAN

Noah’s Ark Written by Lluís Farré Illustrated by Mercè Canals 25.5 × 27.5 cm 14 pages Hardcover Ages 3+

The Legend of Saint George Written by Lluís Farré Illustrated by Mercè Canals 25.5 × 27.5 cm 14 pages Hardcover Ages 3+ RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH

International Latino Book Award 2009 The Three Wise Men Written by Lluís Farré Illustrated by Mercè Canals 25.5 × 27.5 cm 14 pages Hardcover Ages 3+ RIGHTS SOLD: ITALIAN

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Flamenco girls The flamenco girls live in a world of polka dots and flowers, happiness and colours, hearts and shouts of olé! Discover the spirit of flamenco with its unique stars, the flamenco girls, in these two festive pop-up books, full of art, humour and poetry. The Stuff that Flamenco Girls Are Made Of 23.5 × 23 cm What Are the Flamenco Girls’ Names? 23 × 29 cm Written by Montse Ganges Illustrated by Susana Subirana 14 pages Hardcover Ages 3+

A Garden at Home Would you like to have a garden at home? Ginés explains everything we’ll need to plant one, from choosing seeds to harvest time. The book includes a game with 24 cards, an interactive wheel and 4 tracking sheets with stickers. A Garden at Home Written by Georgina Duran Illustrated by Helena Delgado 25.5 × 23.5 cm 24 pages Hardcover + Case Ages 6+

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Good Night A book of quiet night games for bedtime. Boys and girls can see the magical world of dreams through the games they come across on these pages. It includes flaps, stickers, phosphorescent pictures and a cut-out.

Good Night

OVER 20.000 COPIES SOLD!

Written by Àngels Navarro Illustrated by Carmen Queralt, Sergio Muñoz 23.5 × 23.5 cm 46 pages Hardcover Ages 7+

RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH ITALIAN GERMAN

Look Look. Optical Illusions Have you ever seen a magic book? Look very closely because things are not always what they seem. More than 40 visual games and optical illusions to entertain the young and not so young with the things they’ll find on every page. And also a pair of 3D glasses, a mirror and a little card with the solutions to all the games! Look Look. Optical Illusions

OVER 60.000 COPIES SOLD!

Written by Àngels Navarro Illustrated by Carmen Queralt 23.5 × 23.5 cm 46 pages Hardcover Ages 7+

RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH ITALIAN GERMAN KOREAN

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Letter by Letter A book of fun games to help kids learn the letters of the alphabet, inviting them into a world of fantasy and imagination where the most unexpected and surprising things are transformed into letters of the alphabet. The book contains 27 perception, imagination, language and observation games.

Letter by Letter Written by Àngels Navarro Illustrated by Eva Sans

International Latino Book Award 2012

23.5 × 23.5 cm 54 pages Hardcover Ages 5+ RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH ITALIAN

Àngels Navarro was born in Barcelona in 1958. She has a degree in psychology, with a specialization in psychomotor activity and therapy through games. She has published more than one hundred books and has sold more than 5 million copies of her works. Her books have been translated and published in 24 countries and have been granted with many awards, such as the International Latino Book or the CCEI Prize. Her big output and the sales success of all her works have contributed to her prestige as one of the most renowned specialists in guessing and brain training games.

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Rome A fascinating discovery of the splendour of the Roman Empire, magnificently illustrated by Jordi Vila Delclòs. Learn how far the dominion of Rome extended, what the roads of the Eternal City were like, information about the legions’ main combat formations and what activities and spectacles took place in the Coliseum. An interactive book that combines knowledge with games to enjoy with friends and family. Rome Written by Pau Joan Hernàndez Illustrated by Jordi Vila Delclòs 34 × 24 cm 20 pages Hardcover Ages 8+

Includes a pop-up of the Colisseum

Egypt Discover the magic of ancient Egypt. With this interactive book, you’ll stroll along the banks of the Nile River and walk through the stalls of a market in Thebes; you’ll visit a pyramid and the gallery of the great Egyptian gods; you’ll learn to decipher real hieroglyphs and you’ll be there during the discovery of Tutankhamon’s mummy, the most famous in history. Along the way, you’ll discover games, puzzles and all kinds of surprises. Egypt Written by Pau Joan Hernàndez Illustrated by Fernando Vincente 34 × 24 cm 20 pages Hardcover Ages 8+

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What a Craft! / What an Artist! Art is now within range of even the youngest with this magnificent collection that combines different aspects: information, history, pictures, activities, pop-ups, etc., all that is required to get young readers interested in the world of art, both classical and contemporary, in an amusing and original manner.

Picasso La Mona Lisa Las Meninas Alexander Calder Andy Warhol Written and illustrated by Patricia Geis 22 × 30.5 cm 18 pages Hardcover Ages 7+

RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH ITALIAN GERMAN PORTUGUESE (PORTUGAL) ENGLISH (WORLDWIDE)

OVER 100.000 COPIES SOLD!

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My First Book of... Each book contains 30 basic-level games with activities involving colouring, recognition, classification, counting, searching, relating, etc. A collection with an attractive design, conceived to stimulate the development of children’s potential in an entertaining way. Numbers Letters Animals Toys Written by Àngels Navarro Illustrated by Laura Prim 21.5 × 25 cm 32 pages Paperback Ages 4+

RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH ITALIAN ENGLISH

When I Was Little A beautiful baby album that boys and girls from 4 years onwards can complete with the help of their parents to relate the most fun and exciting stories about their first three years of life: birth, their first words, their first day of school, etc. It includes stickers and die-cut pieces.

When I Was Little (boy) When I Was Little (girl) Written and designed by Àngels Navarro 31 × 25 cm 40 pages Hardcover Ages 4+ RIGHTS SOLD: POLISH GERMAN

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Sew it Yourself Can you imagine sewing your own book? This title contains eight punch-out cards to create your own story while also developing manual skills with precise and coordinated finger movements, helping children to acquire writing abilities. Sew it Yourself Written by Àngels Navarro Illustrated by Natàlia Margarit 18 × 24 cm Folder + 8 cards + sew Ages 5+

Dressing up Characters It’s easy to create fun characters! This title contains eight cards with different characters and magnets with clothing and accessories. With these activities, children develop hand-eye coordination and skills like concentration, image association and precise movement.

Dressing up Characters Written by Àngels Navarro Illustrated by Natàlia Margarit 18 × 24 cm Folder + 8 cards + magnets Ages 4+

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Party time! Getting a party ready has never been easier! Each book contains everything you need to throw a party: invitations, decorations, recipes, costumes and many other ideas for having fun with your friends. Includes pre-punched pages so the littlest ones can make their own creations. Party Time! Written and illustrated by Patricia Geis 19.5 × 19.5 cm 32 pages Paperback Ages 4+

Bestiary Àngels Navarro has a very special bestiary for us: an inventory of animals of very different shapes, sizes and colours. Here you’ll find furry and feathered ones, aquatic and terrestrial ones, vegetarians with very long necks and ferocious carnivores with very sharp fangs. A beast of a book for playing the fun game of distinguishing them all. Includes a memory game with tokens of the twenty-four animals. Bestiary Written by Àngels Navarro Illustrated by Carmen Queralt 22 × 30 cm 36 pages Ages 3+

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The 10 Best Games of All Time After the success of The 10 Best Games in the World, Combel now presents a selection of the most entertaining and best-known board games. Here you’ll find great classics like the game of the goose, Parcheesi, checkers, solitaire and Nine Men’s Morris. Includes the game boards, the counters and a dice to assemble.

The 10 Best Games of All Time Written by Àngels Navarro Illustrated by Ed Carosía

OVER 50.000 COPIES SOLD!

28 × 28 cm 12 pages Board book Ages 5+ RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH ENGLISH (UK) PORTUGUESE BULGARIAN SWEDISH ITALIAN GERMAN FINNISH

The 10 Best Games in the World Combel presents a selection of the best indoor games in the world. With this book for the whole family, you’ll find new ways to have a good time. It includes dice, counters and boards to assemble, everything necessary to uncover a world of games.

OVER 50.000 COPIES SOLD!

Visual de Diseño 2010 Prize

The 10 Best Games in the World Written by Àngels Navarro Illustrated by Ed Carosía 28 × 28 cm 12 pages Board book Ages 8+ RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH ENGLISH (UK) GERMAN PORTUGUESE ITALIAN BULGARIAN

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Let’s Have Fun with Science This is a book of simple experiments that the littlest ones can do at home, safely and with the materials at hand. Each double page illustrates an experiment step by step, and the end of the book includes some magnificent photos and scientific explanations of what can be observed. Let’s Have Fun with Science Written by Àngels Navarro Illustrated by Anna Mongay 31 × 21 cm 64 pages Hardcover Ages 6+

We’re Off! An indispensible book when leaving on a trip, it has more than 30 games so you won’t get bored while travelling by car, train, boat or airplane. It includes special paper and two erasable marking pens so you can play again and again. This is the best way to avoid having to hear the words: “Are we there yet?” We’re Off! Written and illustrated by Patricia Geis 30 × 21 cm 24 pages Hardcover with wire-o Ages 8+ RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH

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Time for a Story After the success of the first 6 titles, Combel has expanded this collection of books magnificently illustrated in colour to new levels so little readers can familiarise themselves with English and learn basic words and expressions in the language. The books include a CD with the story so you can listen to it and a song to sing and dance. Level 1 Sweets Illustrated by Marta Costa My Nose Illustrated by L. Vilella and S. Sempere Level 2 Oink, Oink! Illustrated by Lluís Farré In Love Illustrated by Òscar Julve Level 3 Delicious Illustrated by M. José Aoiz My Sandcastle Illustrated by Àfrica Fanlo

Level 4 I told you Illustrated by Luciano Lozano Back to school Illustrated by Mercè Canals Level 5 Ghost Wanted Illutrated by Jacobo Muñiz Christmas Spider Illustrated by Emilio Urberuaga Level 6 Zebra Illustrated by Jordi Sales Just wondering Illustrated by Petra Steinmeyer

Written by E. Ramon and A. Panisello 26 × 23 cm 24 pages Flexibook Ages 4-7

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Action Horse Toys, trades and means of transport are the stars of Action Horse, a new series forming part of the Winged Horse collection that combines magnificent illustrations with photos, and simple texts that combine handwriting with block letters. Each title includes a short documentary section that complements the basic text.

PLAYING Teddy Bear The Ball The Building Game Playing Kitchen Written by Montse Ganges Illustrated by Tommaso 21.5 × 21.5 cm Hardcover 24 pages Ages 3+

WORKING I’m a Firefighter I’m a Doctor I’m a Teacher I’m a Tightrope Walker Written by Montse Ganges Illustrated by Christian Inajara 21.5 × 21.5 cm Hardcover 24 pages Ages 4+

TRAVELLING The Airplane The Train The Car The Boat Written by Montse Ganges Illustrated by Cristina Losantos 21.5 × 21.5 cm Hardcover 24 pages Ages 5+

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Zoo Series Animals are the stars of Zoo, which combines illustrations and photographs. Each book contains a brief documentary section about each animal. The new line comes in twelve titles divided into three series.

WHAT’S MY NAME? I Am a Dog I Am a Cat I Am a Bird I Am a Fish Written by Montse Ganges Illustrated by Anna Clariana 21.5 × 21.5 cm Hardcover 24 pages Ages 3+

WHAT AM I? I Am a Cow I Am a Horse I Am a Hen I Am a Sheep Written by Montse Ganges Illustrated by Mercè Canals 21.5 × 21.5 cm Hardcover 24 pages Ages 4+

WHERE DO I LIVE? I Am a Penguin I Am a Dolphin I Am a Tiger I Am a Crocodile Written by Montse Ganges Illustrated by Jordi Sales 21.5 × 21.5 cm Hardcover 24 pages Ages 5+

RIGHTS SOLD: PORTUGUESE (BRASIL)

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Time for Classics This collection of classic writing from all periods contains a selection of the most famous stories, with texts adapted into current and accessible language. Each title is illustrated by renowned illustrators that recreate the characters and the atmosphere of the story. The Legend of King Arthur and His Knights Written by Antonio Dalmases Illustrated by Pere Ginard 19 × 25 cm 192 pages. Hardcover Ages 10+

The Best Stories of the Brothers Grimm Written by Albert Jané Illustrated by Joma 19 × 25 cm 192 pages. Hardcover Ages 7+

The Best Stories of Hans Christian Andersen Written by Albert Jané Illustrated by J. Vila i Delclòs 19 × 25 cm 224 pages. Hardcover Ages 7+

The Odyssey

International Latino Book Award 2009

Crítica Serra d’Or Prize 2009

Written by Albert Jané and Rafa Mammos Illustrated by Pep Montserrat 19 × 25 cm 200 pages. Hardcover Ages 10+

The Book of Fables Written by Albert Jané Illustrated by Emilio Urberuaga 19 × 25 cm 160 pages. Hardcover Ages 6+

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Amazing Stories A non-fiction collection that tells five stories in each book. These are epic tales of people who had a dream and went on adventures in extreme locations, such as high mountains, the sea, the polar regions, unexplored territory or in the air. Stories to relive the thrill of great deeds!

Amazing Stories 1 Amazing Stories 2 Written by Montse Ganges Designed by Imapla 21.5 × 30.5 cm 64 pages. Flexicover Ages 8+

Fauna in Danger A pleasant, easy to read collection which is full of surprises to make young ones aware of the need to protect animal species in danger of extinction in the world around us. The first four volumes contain curiosities and fascinating information about the Mediterranean tortoise, the salamander, the brown bear and the stork.

The Tortoise The Salamander The Brown Bear The Stork Written by Elisenda Queralt and CRARC (Catalonian Reptile and Amphibian Rehabilitation Centre) 23 × 23 cm 24 pages Hardcover Ages 6+

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Learning is Fantastic

The Sounds of the Forest The Sounds of the House The Sounds of the Farm The Sounds of the Street

19.5 × 18 cm 16 pages

Written by Montse Ganges Illustrated by Imapla

Written by Berta Vilalta Illustrated by Xavier Salomó

RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH DUTCH

Cucu

Learning with Dan and Din

My Runny Nose Elephant My Mealtime Bird My Bedtime Sheep My Piddling Duck

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The Sounds of

16 × 16 cm 14 pages Board book Ages 2+

Board book Ages 1+

I Don’t Want to Have a Bath! I Don’t Want to Go to Bed! I Don’t Want to Eat! I Don’t Want to Pee in the Potty!

18 × 19.5 cm 16 pages Board book Ages 2+

Shapes Colours Numbers Opposites

19.5 × 18 cm 10 pages Board book Ages 2+

Written and illustrated by Trèvol

RIGHTS SOLD: CHINESE

Illustrated by Francesc Rigol

RIGHTS SOLD: ENGLISH (USA)


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The Great Ones

Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. On the Top of the World Neil Armstrong. Walking on the Moon

Travel Horse

18.5 × 18.5 cm 10 pages Hardcover Ages 6+

20 × 24 cm 24 pages Hardcover Ages 4+

Queen Globetrotter in China Queen Globetrotter in Russia Queen Globetrotter in Morocco Queen Globetrotter in Ecuador

Rosa Parks. A Black Rose Written by Montse Ganges Illustrated by Pep Montserrat

Thomas Edison. Against the Darkness Written by Montse Ganges Designed and illustrated by Imapla

Children of the World

Little Masai Little Inuit Little Nenet Little Quiche Little Maori Little Sioux Little Bouyei Little Tamazigh Little Romani Little Malayali

Cúper

19.5 × 19.5 cm 32 pages Hardcover Ages 4+

Cúper, Fly Hunter* Cúper, King of Cushion Island* That’s the Way Cúper Is* Cúper, Flying Dog**

20 × 20 cm 32 pages Hardcover Ages 5+

RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH / KOREAN

Written by Montse Ganges Illustrated by Emilio Urberuaga

*RIGHTS SOLD: ENGLISH (USA) **RIGHTS SOLD: KOREAN, ENGLISH (USA)

Written and illustrated by Patricia Geis

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Santi Doesn’t Want to...

Uncle Paco

Uncle Paco and Fear Uncle Paco and the Snow Uncle Paco and the Green Jersey

Santi Doesn’t Want to Go to Bed Santi Doesn’t Want to Obey Santi Doesn’t Want to Eat Santi Doesn’t Want to Get Up

23 × 19 cm 16 pages Hardcover Ages 4+

Written by Ricardo Alcántara Illustrated by Sebastià Serra

The Mysterious Mansion

Written by Jaume Carrera Illustrated by Jordi Vila Delclòs The Mysterious Mansion Written by Carmen Gil Illustrated by Riki Blanco

17 × 25 cm. 12 pages. Paperback Ages 5+

21 × 28 cm 40 pages Hardcover Ages 5+

I Am...

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I Am an Astronaut I Am a Ballerina I Am a Sailor I Am a Farmer Written and illustrated by Maria Espluga 20 × 20 cm 24 pages Hardcover Ages 5+ RIGHTS SOLD: Bilingual (USA) + ENGLISH (USA)

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Néstor Tellini Paca Lamar Pascual Midón Pepa Tata Written and illustrated by Patricia Geis

21 × 21 cm 24 pages Hardcover Ages 4+


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Classic Fairy Tales

Mythological Horse Donkeyskin The Nightingale The Vain Little Rat

The Story of Theseus Illustrated by Josep Rodés

Illustrated by Margarita Ruiz

The Journeys of Perseus Illustrated by Montserrat Batet

19 × 26 cm 16 pages Paperback Ages 4+

Prometheus Illustrated by Pere Ginard The Argonauts Illustrated by Maria Espluga

RIGHTS SOLD: RUSSIAN, SLOVAK, POLISH, UKRANIAN, CZECH

20 × 24 cm 24 pages Hardcover Ages 5+ RIGHTS SOLD: GREEK ITALIAN

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Classic Tales of the World

Classical Winged Horse with CD

The Myth of Narcissus The Trojan Horse The Rat’s Wedding Polyphemus and Ulysses The Speaking Tree Tatu’s Cape The Hairy Giant Urashima Taro Ubazakura, the Wet Nurse’s Cherry Tree The Fire and the Rain The Statue of Pygmalion Illustrated by Margarita Ruiz 19 × 26 cm 16 pages Paperback Ages 4+

WALKING Series 1 TROTTING Series 1 GALLOPING Series 1

21.5 × 21.5 cm 96 pages Hardcover Ages 3+

WALKING Series 2 TROTTING Series 2 GALLOPING Series 2

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Classical Winged Horse WALKING SERIES

21.5 × 21.5 cm 24 pages Hardcover Ages 4+

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Classical Winged Horse TROTTING SERIES

21.5 × 21.5 cm 24 pages Hardcover Ages 4+

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Classical Winged Horse GALLOPING SERIES

21.5 × 21.5 cm 24 pages Hardcover Ages 4+

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Winged Horse WALKING SERIES

21.5 × 21.5 cm 24 pages Hardcover Ages 4+

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Winged Horse TROTTING SERIES

21.5 × 21.5 cm 24 pages Hardcover Ages 4+

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Winged Horse GALLOPING SERIES

21.5 × 21.5 cm 24 pages Hardcover Ages 4+

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Puppets Finger Puppets Cone Puppets Written and illustrated by Laura Ferracioli 22 × 30 cm 32 pages Paperback Ages 4+

Masks

Story Masks! Film Masks! Written and illustrated by Laura Ferracioli 31 × 29 cm 9 masks per pack Ages 4+

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Manufactures Manufactures Written and Illustrated by Victòria Tubau 21.5 × 24.5 cm 64 pages Hardcover Ages 6+ RIGHTS SOLD: ESLOVENIAN

Colour

Colour Illustrated by Rosa M. Curto 19 × 26 cm 8 titles, 8 pages each Paperback Ages 4+

Superfriends! Cut-out World

Superfriends! Written and illustrated by Laura Ferracioli 29.5 × 21 cm Ages 4+

The Clothes of... Abel’s Clothes Berta’s Clothes Carla’s Clothes David’s Clothes Illustrated by Rosa M. Curto 28.5 × 23.5 cm 12 pages Paperback Ages 3+

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A collection in handwritten letters designed especially for first-time readers: a text with a level of reading difficulty suitable for the boys and girls that have just gone from uppercase to lowercase letters and full-colour illustrations that make it easier to understand the story. The collection begins with three titles that deal with values such as peace or subjects of educational interest like reading.

A Good Habit David Paloma Illustrator: Mercè Canals Nobody knows what must be done to stop the war. Nobody but Salo, who with all the tranquillity in the world decides to stand alone on the battlefield. “But, what is this boy doing?”ask those who know him. But Salo has a plan, and that’s why he’s carrying two handkerchiefs and a few words. “Two handkerchiefs?” Read on. VALUES HUMANITY 190 × 210 mm 16 pages

Shoes Full of Sand Pep Molist Illustrator: Maria Espluga Today is the day. María has finally ended up alone in the library and has decided to do the same thing as her brothers and sisters: get involved with a book. Soon she realises that it is more complicated that she thought. Or maybe it is much simpler than she imagined… A marvellous story about the magic of reading and the power of the imagination. FANTASY OVERCOMING 190 × 210 mm 24 pages

Celeste, the Sea Star Carmen Gil Illustrator: Carmen Queralt Celeste is a small and adventurous star that dreams about being able to bathe in the sea. One night she decides to set out on the journey and fulfil her dream. But… how can she get to the sea? She’ll have to ask! Maybe it’s a little harder for her than she imagines, but with effort and enthusiasm, what seems impossible can often become reality. OVERCOMING 190 × 210 mm 24 pages

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A collection of short stories so that children 6 years and up can discover the world of reading. Simple and easy to understand, the texts come with magnificent, full-colour illustrations to stimulate the imagination. Each title is chosen for its educational and literary value and includes a fun bookmark.

New Title This is Mine! Elisenda Roca Illustrator: Cristina Losantos Alejo was a generous and unselfish boy that lent everything without hesitation. So why has he been so stingy lately? Now he won’t let anyone have anything. Not to his friends, not to his classmates and not even to his little brother. But soon he’ll have an experience that will help him to understand that nothing is fun if it can’t be shared. CO-EXISTENCE PERSONAL GROWTH 145 × 190 mm 48 pages

Hi! Thanks! Bye! Elisenda Roca Illustrator: Cristina Losantos Nora and Martin are two friends with the same problem: it’s hard for them to greet and communicate with others. They don’t seem very willing to change, until one day when they realise that, by not greeting anyone, they’re starting to become invisible! CO-EXISTENCE PERSONAL GROWTH 145 × 190 mm 48 pages

Go Away, Nightmares! Elisenda Roca Illustrator: Cristina Losantos John is a quiet and cheerful boy during the day, but when night falls he is assailed by all kinds of fear. From his bed, he sees threatening shadows and terrifying creatures that vanish when his parents turn on the light. His grandmother will teach him to conquer his fear. Because… whoever said that darkness couldn’t be fun? SELF-IMPROVEMENT LIFE TOGETHER 145 × 190 mm 48 pages

We’re not the Three Little Pigs Elisenda Roca Illustrator: Cristina Losantos This is the story of three very messy brothers who are filthy from head to toe and like to be sloppy. When their attitude begins to alienate their friends, who are tired of smelling their funk, the school principal asks them to make a deal. Could they be neat and tidy for one week? SELF-IMPROVEMENT LIFE TOGETHER 145 × 190 mm 48 pages

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Squid the Cat, Who Doesn’t Want a Duckling Paco Climent Illustrator: Carla Besora

Mr H Daniel Nesquens Illustrator: Luciano Lozano Daniel Has a Case Marta Jarque Illustrator: Daniel Jiménez

The Ghost in Grandparents’ House Eulàlia Canal Illustrator: Elena Frauca

Squid is a solitary and rather grumpy alley cat. One day, after eating a delicious dinner, he lies down for a nap over a duck egg. Upon awakening, he feels anything but placid: the duckling has hatched from the egg and believes that the cat is his mother. Though Squid doesn’t want to have anything to do with the newborn, all his attempts to get away will be in vain. Where will this strange friendship lead?

Daniel faces up to a new case with enthusiasm, bravery and his book of clues. What mystery surrounds the locked box that he has found in the shed of his house? Will he get to the end and find out what lies behind the clues he comes across? Will he be able to overcome the difficulties accompanied only by Tango, his faithful dog?

LIFE TOGETHER RESPECT

MYSTERY OVERCOMING FEAR

145 × 190 mm · 64 pages

CULTURAL CONSERVATION FAMILY

145 × 190 mm · 64 pages

145 × 190 mm · 48 pages

RIGHTS SOLD: ENGLISH (USA)

145 × 190 mm · 48 pages

Schemer the Witch Marta Romera Illustrator: Albert Asensio

Fears and Anxieties Lluís Farré Illustrator: Mercè Canals

The Turtle That Wanted to Cross the Desert Bernat Romaní Illustrator: Nilobon Kijkrailas

I’m Not Little Red Riding Hood! Teresa Blanch Illustrator: Mercè Canals

Shinytown, the cleanest city in the world, is about to stop being so. Schemer has come up with a cruel and whiffy plan to turn it into Reallyfilthy, and crown herself Supreme Queen of all the witches in the world. Her plan seems perfect, but she’ll run into a hitch in the sewers of Shinytown.

Rita always hunched over and shuffled when she walked. And this was not because her shoes hurt her feet, or because her winter coat was too heavy. No, not at all. What Rita carried on her back and what weighed so much on her was a giant mountain of fears, anxiety and shame! It’s hard to do things with so much weight on top of you.

HUMOUR VALUES 145 × 190 mm · 64 pages RIGHTS SOLD: KOREAN

FAMILY SELF-IMPROVMENT HUMANITY 145 × 190 mm · 48 pages RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH

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Tired of captivity in the zoo, a hippopotamus decides to return to his native Africa. He manages to escape from the zoo with the help of some people, but the most surprising part is that nobody – not the employees at the zoo, not the pedestrians who cross paths with him and not even the customers and servers at a pizza restaurant – find it strange to see him free. HUMOUR VALUES

Paula has to sleep in her grandparents’ house. Her brother Lluc tells her there is a terrifying ghost there. Is it possible that her grandparents have a ghost? she wonders. Well, whether you believe or not, in her grandparents’ house a lot of things happen, some of them pretty strange and mysterious. Paula is in for a night filled with surprises.

What brings a turtle that lives in a lush jungle full of palm trees to cross a desert full of danger? Will the animals that he’ll find along the way be his allies or his enemies? Make the trip with the turtle if you want to find out. If you do so, then unlike the turtle, you’ll have to keep your eyes open.

Like every year when the seasons change, parents take out the clothes from last year to try on their children and find out what fits. Andrew inherits his big sister’s red hooded coat and he’s far from happy about it because everyone will call him ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’ But what if it has magical powers?

FEELINGS VALUES

HUMOUR DAILY LIFE

145 × 190 mm · 48 pages

145 × 190 mm · 48 pages

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Set’s King Pere Pons Illustrator: Riki Blanco The king of the country in which Set lives is very fussy. He gets angry when the servants talk too loudly, or when he hears the squeal of an animal. People know the king wants silence, so they speak in whispers and keep the animals quiet… But Set has a cock who, naturally, crows at sunrise. The king imprisons him and then the problems start. VALUES 145 × 190 mm · 64 pages RIGHTS SOLD: KOREAN

Where Do the Stars Sleep? Elisenda Queralt Illustrator: Noemí Villamuza They were born on April 15th at the magical hour of midnight. Possibly for that reason, Alex and Marina share a special bond and a great secret: they can take hold of unimaginable things! When the two friends have to separate, Alex decides to prepare a special present– a very brilliant one!– for his best friend.

Clida and Sirú Joan de Déu Prats Illustrator: Marta Brú In the desert it seems nothing can survive. All is sand and barren wilderness. All? It seems one flower is able to pollinate another, which lives at a distance, with the help of the little creatures which live nearby. Between them, will they be able to pull off a miracle of nature? The story is told in a very precise poetic style.

FANTASY / FRIENDSHIP

LOVE / POETRY NATURE

145 × 190 mm · 48 pages

145 × 190 mm · 64 pages

OVER 50.000 COPIES SOLD!

Galceran and the Ladybirds Caterina Valriu Illustrator: Carme Peris

Nur’s Ring Marta Jarque Illustrator: Lluís Farré

The Kiss of the Princess Fernando Almena Illustrator: Ulrike Müller

The Quickest Way Sergio Lairla Illustrator: Gabriela Rubio

An unexpected shower has wiped off all the spots from the backs of the ladybirds. Without their little dots they feel like butterflies with no colour, or a clown without his smile, so they hope to regain them at all costs. They will be helped by a mouse, a chaffinch, a seagull and Galceran, a boy who has nobody to play dominoes with.

Nur has lost the ring which her grandmother gave her in the garden. Finding it will be harder than one might think, because the garden is full of strange animals. Could she get it back? In order to do so, she will have to make friends with a magpie, watch over the birth of some butterflies and get to know various other creatures.

Saponcio and Saponcia are the monarchs of the lagoon. Their daughter wants a motorbike: but who has ever seen a princess on a motorbike? Her parents will not allow it. So they decide it’s about time she got married. Can a toad-princess marry a human prince? And if the toad-princess kisses a human prince, what will he turn into?

Clara is not in the mood to let anyone or anything interfere with the first day of the holidays. She’s looking for an excuse to get out of helping her friend Estela paint the fence of her house. An amusing story in which the author shows how something trivial can turn into a major problem, become a real mess and make life difficult.

FANTASY / HUMOUR FRIENDSHIP

ADVENTURE / NATURE VALUES

UNORTHODOX VERSION OF A TRADITIONAL TALE HUMOUR

DAILY LIFE / HUMOUR VALUES

145 × 190 mm · 64 pages

145 × 190 mm · 48 pages 145 × 190 mm · 48 pages

145 × 190 mm · 48 pages

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Little Bogeyman Montse Ganges Illustrator: Imapla In the old days the big bogeyman frightened all the cruel and nasty children. But he retired a long while back because nobody wanted him any more. But, take care! Do you think that you can bother people and get on their nerves just because the bogeyman is no longer around? Well, be careful then, because now the little bogeyman is here.

A Home for Dog César Fernández García Illustrator: Pep Brocal A dog whose name is Dog loses his home due to a storm. The animals in the wood offer to help him build a new one, but Dog is so sad he can see only the dark side. His friends tell him not to worry or give up. Will he listen to them and try to find a way forward?

Monster, Are You Going to Eat me? Purificación Menaya Illustrator: Petra Steinmeyer A child finds a monster under his bed. He thinks it wants to eat him, but the truth is that the monster does not like eating children. Do you know what this monster eats? Something very good to taste which the boy will try too.

The Bear family have to leave the frozen mountains, where they have always lived. Middle Bear never stops complaining about the change. Everything seems wrong with the new valley where they live. But soon something happens which will enable him to see the more positive side of life. OVERCOMING PROBLEMS FRIENDSHIP / NATURE

FRIENDSHIP / VALUES OVERCOMING PROBLEMS

HUMOUR / OVERCOMING FEAR

145 × 190 mm · 48 pages

145 × 190 mm · 48 pages

RIGHTS SOLD: KOREAN,

145 × 190 mm · 64 pages

RIGHTS SOLD: KOREAN

RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH

TURKISH, FRENCH

The Three Wishes Ricardo Alcántara Illustrator: Montse Tobella

Raymond’s House Carolina Tarrés Illustrator: Xavier Salomó

The Marquis of Misfortune Elisa Ramón Illustrator: Montserrat Batet

Daniel Plays Detective Marta Jarque Illustrator: Daniel Jiménez

Nicholas is not happy: he wants to be special. He thinks he was born in the wrong place. What he really longs to be is a handsome prince or a powerful king… or maybe a pirate plying the seas! One day a huge genie appears and grants him three wishes. But Nicholas will come to realise that what he really craves is what he already has.

Raymond wants it all! He wants to live by the sea, in the mountains and in the city, too. His friends don’t know how to make him understand that it’s impossible and he has to make a choice. But he is really stubborn. One fine day he heads for the woods with the intention of turning his dream into reality. What is going through his mind?

The Marquis of Misfortune collects stuffed animals. Among his trophies one is missing – the black rhinoceros. Determined to hunt one, he packs his bags and sets off for Africa. During the journey, the captain’s parrot discovers his evil intentions and heads for the jungle to tell the rhinoceros that the Marquis is on his way.

Daniel wants to be a detective and is certain he has all the qualities necessary to make the grade. He even has his first case: finding out who has eaten his cheese sandwich. He follows the clues and makes notes in his notebook. Will he be able to follow the thing through to the end and closing out the case?

VALUES / ADVENTURE

ADVENTURE / NATURE VALUES

HUMOUR / ADVENTURE

ADVENTURE / VALUES

145 × 190 mm · 48 pages RIGHTS SOLD: TURKISH, KOREAN, FRENCH

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No, No, No! César Fernández García Illustrator: Jordi Sales

145 × 190 mm · 48 pages

HUMOUR / DETECTIVE 145 × 190 mm · 48 pages

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Mysteries is a collection targeting readers of 6, 7, 8 and 9 years of age. There are stories that refer to great themes and characters in literature for the young and very young. They suggest an approach: by following the text, the main character and the reader have to solve some puzzles to get to the unravelling of the story. It includes a mystery bookmark to collect.

The Mysterious Tomb Jordi Sierra i Fabra Illustrator: Josep Rodés Rosendo spends his holidays in Egypt with his father, an archaeologist. At the dig site he befriends Aliya, the daughter of his father’s foreman. One day, their parents don’t come back from the dig site. It is the curse of the mummy? If they want to find them alive, they’ll have to solve a few riddles. Time is short… Wouldn’t you like to help them? INGENIUS ADVENTURE 145 × 190 mm 64 pages

The Stinking Fog Joles Sennell Illustrator: Marc Torrent Bernardo is the youngest sonof a king whose realm contains a forest that has been invaded by a stinking fog. He alone, armed with just a sausage and little bag of smells, will succeed in discovering the cause of the stinking fog and then in eliminating it. Would you like to help him to solve the mysteries hidden in the forest and join along n the adventure? ADVENTURE INGENUITY VALUES 145 × 190 mm 48 pages RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH, KOREAN

The Illusions of the Magician Ricardo Alcántara Illustrator: Gusti Mysteries: Àngels Navarro Agreste is a magician who decides to try his luck and decipher the puzzle that has the king worried and for which he is offering a handsome reward. Would you like to help him? When you have discovered what is hidden behind the door of the treasure room, will you enjoy the reward? ADVENTURE INGENUITY VALUES 145 × 190 mm 48 pages RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH

Bluebeard’s Treasure Àngels Navarro Illustrator: Mariona Cabassa Bluebeard is not your typical pirate: he has no wooden leg, no hook, no pirate flag… but if he can solve the puzzles he can find the treasure. Do you want to become one of his crew and help him to get his hands on the loot? ADVENTURE INGENUITY VALUES 145 × 190 mm 48 pages RIGHTS SOLD: FRENCH

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Young Readers is the series aimed at readers from 8 to 11 years old. It combines intelligent black and white drawings with quality texts which tell interesting stories. The way the chapters are divided up confers a narrative unity which makes reading easier. It includes brief biographies of the authors and illustrators. Mr Batuta Seeks Musicians for his Orchestra María Menéndez-Ponte Marta Azcona Illustrator: Rosa Osuna

New Title

Let’s see: who really knows Mister Batuta? This is one reporter’s mission: to interview the quirky, whimsical and reckless orchestra conductor that thinks he is the king of mambo. He is the weirdest person on the world stage of music! And the reporter will show us what he’s like, without any additives or preservatives. In fact, she is hot on the job when the telephone rings… HUMOUR ARTISTIC EDUCATION 145 × 215 mm · 96 pages

The Tears of the Matryoshka Marisol Ortiz de Zárate Illustrator: Marina Suárez

New Title

The Girl starts her travel diary to Kiev in an exciting, sad, hair-raising and unforgettable adventure. She is joined by her sister Marimbo, who is studying to be a trapeze artist. When little Oleg crosses path with the two travellers and hides a message for them in inside one of their Matryoshkas, it sets off a chase that will lead the sisters to the rawest truth. JUSTICE SOLIDARITY 145 × 215 mm · 144 pages

The Disastrous Spells of the Witch Serafina Núria Pradas Illustrator: Jaume Gubianas In the Happy Kingdom, the Queen wanted a daughter and the King wanted an heir to the throne! Serafina was the Official Witch of the Kingdom and had only been on the job for a little while when she was given an important task. Inexperience will be hard on her and on the royal family, who will have to learn to accept that sometimes life is unpredictable. GENDER EQUALITY 145 × 215 mm · 80 pages

They Were Also Young Once Jordi Sierra i Fabra Illustrator: Fernando Vicente Many of the names that fill our encyclopaedias hide real stories about overcoming difficulties, starring exceptional men and women that ended up doing great things despite setbacks, problems and even failures in their youth. TRUST OVERCOMING 145 × 215 mm · 200 pages

Two and a Half Problem Alfredo Gómez Cerdà Illustrator: Francesc Rovira There is nothing that Rubén likes better than daydreaming. One day, while solving two and a half problems that he has been given in class, he begins to write a story about pirates in his maths notebook. When the problems mysteriously disappear, Rubén will have to recover them to prevent his teacher from failing him. VALUES STUDIES 145 × 215 mm · 80 pages

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The Coscorrón Sisters Investigation Agency Anna Cabeza Illustrator: Toni Batllori Ascensión, Carmen and Rosalía aren’t your typical grandmothers. They live with Marcelo, Ascensión grandson, and share an unusual pastime with him: solving mysteries. This is why they have decided to help their neighbour Margarita to find out who owns the dog that leaves poo in front of the door every day. Their investigation will interfere with the plans of some thieves who just robbed a neighbourhood bank, and these thieves don’t even know what’s coming. A thrilling adventure with humour, chases and cunning… a lot of cunning.

Socks Félix J. Velando Illustrator: Marc Torrent Flix and Tol are two identical socks that are very different from each other. Flix likes to spend his time spinning round and round in the washing machine while Tol prefers to be hung out to dry and ironed. One day, the washing machine breaks down and Flix is trapped inside, so Tol sets out on a rescue mission to find his brother and prevent him from reaching a sad end: the drawer for mismatched clothing. With the help of a battery-operated doll and other articles of clothing, this sock will have to deal with all kinds of danger in order to reunite with his brother.

ADVENTURE / HUMOUR

ADVENTURE / SOLIDARITY HUMOUR

145 × 215 mm · 88 pages

145 × 215 mm · 120 pages

The Adventures of Undine. The Big Storm Blanca Rodríguez Illustrator: Cristal Reza Undine has blue hair, lives in a lighthouse and has two constant companions: her dog Trucha and her best friend Kukuma. The day that he turns eleven, Kukuma receives a small boat as a present. When circumstance finds both of them adrift at sea, Undine and Kukuma will undertake a long and surprising journey to return home. FANTASY / VALUES / ADVENTURE

Arlindo Yip Daniel Nesquens Illustrator: Alba Marina Rivera

Laia has a special talent – she knows how to listen. And so it is that one fine day, while walking by the sea, she hears a sibilant voice that whistles stories into her ear. From that day on, whenever it is windy, she takes her bicycle and goes to the beach to talk to her friend.

Arlindo Yip is a postal official who can find any lost package. His life would be simple and calm if it weren’t for the surprising and inexplicable things that happen to him. Through his daily experiences and relations with other people, we’ll learn about this strange and endearing man, who will startle us with the peculiar things that happen to him. An original story dotted with humour where reality is interwoven with dreams with unusual ease and where the normal becomes something extraordinary.

FANTASY / ADVENTURES

DAILY LIFE / HUMOUR

145 × 215 mm · 64 pages

145 × 215 mm · 80 pages

The Gamopelusians Aura Tazón Illustrator: Luis Bustos

Dragon Seeks Princess Purificación Menaya Illustrator: Francesc Infante

A strange creature named Martin runs aground on the beach in Gamopelusia, the fabulous island made of cheese. Everyone thinks he is a spy but they soon realise he is the Chosen One, named after an old prophecy designed to save everyone from disaster. Martin will require all his ingenuity to carry out his mission.

Waldo, the dragon, comes out from David’s book to look for the princess who disappeared when the book was torn up. From that moment David, his friend Katia and Waldo are going to have fantastic adventures in the search for a new princess for the dragon. But, will Waldo forget the princess of his tale?

ADVENTURE / FANTASY

FANTASY / VALUES

145 × 215 mm · 208 pages

145 × 215 mm · 160 pages

Laia and the Wind Nathalie Pons Roussel Illustrator: Pere Ginard

145 × 215 mm · 208 pages

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Andrea’s Dream and Other Stories Marcy Rudo Illustrator: Carme Solé Vendrell

The Kidnapping of Captain Pepper José Manuel Blanco Illustrator: Luciano Lozano

Vertical Stories Alegria Julià Illustrator: Picanyol

My Superlorry Elena O’Callaghan i Duch Illustrator: M.a Jesús Santos

A collection of twenty tales which can be read vertically, but also in the conventional manner, horizontally. The themes of the stories are very varied and independent from each other: real-life events, some slightly added to, and also odd stories to put us in mind of popular traditional tales.

Normally when children see their mother’s tummy getting bigger it means a new member of the family is on the way. But it might be that instead of waiting for the baby to come, one has to go looking for him. John goes a long way to search for his sister. And all she does is cry, in spite of John’s best efforts.

HUMOUR / VALUES

DAILY LIFE / VALUES

DAILY LIFE / HUMOUR VALUES

145 × 215 mm · 96 pages

145 × 215 mm · 64 pages

145 × 215 mm · 64 pages

145 × 215 mm · 80 pages

Catalinasss Marisa López Soria Illustrator: Araiz Mesanza

The Restless Octopus Miquel Ribas Figueras Illustrator: Jordi Sales

Wonderful! Miquel Ribas Figueras Illustrator: Marc Torrent

Catalina has just had a brace fitted in her mouth and she doesn’t know what effect her new look will have. So it’s just as well that she can entertain herself searching for the world’s most beautiful word. For Catalina, though she doesn’t like her name, loves words and the sounds and pictures they evoke and… what is hidden behind them.

Here is an octopus that cannot stay still. His tentacles go like crazy all the time and he goes swimming around nonstop. It seems he has seen it all. Is it possible there is anything fresh to discover? Curiosity about this causes him to do the most daring thing an octopus has ever done: find out about the marvellous things on land.

Fina Ant is a very smart giraffe and there are few to compare with her. Despite being the smallest of the herd, she has the most adventures. Few of her companions would dare to enter a cave as dark as the throat of a lion, and would they manage to survive a night lost on the savannah and surrounded by frightening beasts?

REALISM / FRIENDSHIP

NATURE / VALUES

145 × 215 mm · 112 pages

ADVENTURES / FANTASY NATURE

145 × 215 mm · 72 pages

Most children know they’re not the best at football, surfing the net, tending a garden or taking part in spelling competitions. But what happens when something comes off? Three daily stories explained with sense of humour, which will teach there is always something we can learn from others.

Mr Martin is fuming with rag because the sales of his sweets company have dropped off alarmingly. His accountant discovers that the one responsible for the crisis is Captain Pepper, who has advised children to give up eating sweets in favour of peppers, beets and liver. In order to avoid total ruin, Mr Martin will have to take decisive measures. HUMOUR / VALUES

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Bruna and Block B Maria Enrich Illustrator: Mercè Canals

The Customs Josep Muñoz Redón Illustrator: Lluís Farré

Can a fly ensure that a young baker doesn’t arrive late at work? And that some students prepare for an exam without distractions? Perhaps an ordinary fly couldn’t, but Bruna, the main character in this book, is capable of it and also of many other things. That’s because Bruna is restless and chatty and loves to get involved in everything.

This story takes place in a customs house, where we follow the working day of the civil servants as they ensure the law relating to merchandise is obeyed. Their job is not a pleasant task in a world without frontiers. But what would happen if their scruples prevented them from allowing through anyone who did not conform to a specific profile?

DAILY LIFE / HUMOUR

The Return of Double P Fernando Lalana Illustrator: Laura Ferracioli

The Present from the River Jesús Ballaz Illustrator: Sebastià Serra

Continuing the adventures of Double P, the friendly extraterrestrial. On this occasion, all his countrymen (the 5000 inhabitants of Jijo) reach the Earth for a visit of ten months. Double P’s friends, Nicolás and Margarita, don’t know what to do to hide all the people from Jijo, and this has terrible consequences.

A man sees a basket floating downriver with a baby in it. It is condemned to death by the king, in order to prevent a prophecy from coming true. It said that the child would marry his daughter. When the child comes to be a youngster, many trials and adventures start for him. Will he one day marry the king’s daughter and rule?

VALUES

HUMOUR / FANTASY

FANTASY / ADVENTURE

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Pegleg the Pirate Miriam Haas Illustrator: Ulrike Müller

A Megathere in the Cemetery Fernando Lalana Illustrator: Anuska Allepuz

Roberta the Fairy Carmen Gil Martínez Illustrator: Pep Brocal

Pegleg is a pirate. One night his ship is attacked by surprise by the atrocious pirate Toothpuller and half the crew are taken. In order to rescue his companions, Pegleg sets off on an adventure filled with amusing ups and downs and ends up on an island searching for a hidden treasure in a cave inhabited by a singular sort of monster.

The town where the megathere lives is just like any other town, with its square, town hall, church and school. It has a mayor, a priest, town clerk and a couple of police officers. A new teacher arrives, a young man called Alfonso. What an upheaval when Alfonso discovers that Beltrán, the town gravedigger, is a megathere.

Lucia doesn’t like herself and feels wretched. The fairies decide to help her and so they send her Roberta, a very valiant fairy who is a bit inexperienced. The fairy manages to get the girl into trouble with her miscast spells. But, finally, she achieves her aim: she discovers she is unique and unrepeatable, like each one of us.

ADVENTURE / LOVE

MYSTERY / ADVENTURE HUMOUR

HUMOUR / FANTASY VALUES

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Butterfly Wings Pilar Alberdi Illustrations: Mercedes de la Jara

Oscar’s Shirt César Fernández García Illustrator: Pedro Espinosa

Milo, a famous writer of stories, has lost his inspiration due to the death of his wife. All his ideas and amazing characters are locked inside his head. The world of Fantasy won’t allow this and sends Peter Pan, the Beauty and Hercules to rescue them. While the writer is asleep, they are able to go into his mind, by means of a dream.

In stories, a sparrow can fall in love with a reed, an emperor can walk naked down the street… but what would you do if you had to give up what you most desire? This is the story of a boy and a butterfly, but it isn’t so simple as that… In other words, it is both the magic and real story of a boy, a butterfly, an antique seller, a town.

Claudia admires Oscar, who is the best football player. She dresses like him, dreams about him and even eats the brand of yoghurt he advertises. One day Claudia comes across a clue which might lead her to scupper the plans of some delinquents. She decides to solve the case in order to become famous and in that way get to know Oscar.

ADVENTURE / HUMOUR

FANTASY / VALUES

FEELINGS / VALUES

MYSTERY / ADVENTURE

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S.O.S. Rubinata Rat Estrella Ramón Illustrator: Albert Asensio

The Great Adventure Jordi Sierra i Fabra Illustrator: Josep Rodés

Rubinata is a red rat that lives in a sewer where all the rats are grey. Life is hard and she decides to do everything in her power to be like the rest. But things go from bad to worse until she is locked up in the worst jail in the rat world. Fortunately, she will get the help of a foreign rat, the journalist Chambourcié de Danone.

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The Seven Houses of Buti Josep Gòrriz Illustrator: Marta Balaguer

The Journey of Double P Fernando Lalana Illustrator: Laura Ferracioli

Buti is an easygoing terrier. One day he tastes a delicious sausage and can think of nothing else. He is abandoned and tries to survive by robbing the customers from the butcher’s shop. Luckily he has Jan and Cira to look out for him. Tell me, Buti: wouldn’t you like to stop wandering around and live in a house with someone who loves you?

Double P is an extraterrestrial who gets bored on his asteroid Jijo. His favourite planet is the Earth. One day he decides to go into space, drawn by his curiosity about human beings. Will he be able to befriend them? Will they be amusing companions? When he lands, he gets a huge surprise… HUMOUR / FANTASY

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A collection aimed at readers 11 years and up, with books for all tastes that perfectly blend description, narration and dialogue to create stories that captivate young readers from the very first page. These are fascinating and evocative novels that weave in elements as diverse as mystery, fantasy and adventure, inviting readers to immerse themselves and let their imaginations run wild.

Operation Michelangelo Marta Romera Everybody wants to hire Giulia Corelli, restorer of the Art Museum of the Women of Florence. She has just won the prestigious Rinascimento Award and is about to receive a check worth millions from the richest businessman in Florence. But when the businessman disappears, Giulia will have to race against the clock to find him, following the trail of Michelangelo to Rome. CONSERVING CULTURAL HERITAGE OVERCOMING 145 × 210 mm 112 pages

The Call of the Book of Bamboo Joaquim Pastor Lu Shun is eleven years old, doesn’t go to school and lives with his grandfather who teaches him the art of calligraphy. But his peaceful life is shattered when his grandfather is captured and forced to work on the Great Wall of China. Lu Shun will have to overcome many dangers before reuniting with his grandfather. A wonderful novel about the power of words and the magic of writing set in the time of the Qin Dynasty. REALISM FEELINGS 145 × 210 mm 104 pages

My Life in Paradise M.ª Carmen de la Bandera DaDiko, a youth from Cameroon, is beginning a new life in Madrid after leaving his past as a child soldier behind. But his happiness soon fades when he enters the Mercy welcome centre. Discrimination and the latent threat of deportation from the country will cloud the idyllic life that he imagined. Second part of Africa in the heart. REALSIM FEELINGS INTEGRATION 145 × 210 mm 144 pages

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Mademoiselle Collignon’s Little Choir Lluís Prats Mademoiselle Collignon teaches French and music at a school in the upper area of Barcelona. Without warning, the administration forces her to leave the school and move to a new one in the Raval neighbourhood, with students of very different nationalities and cultures. Mademoiselle Collignon’s life in this popular neighbourhood will change, presenting her with the challenge of involving her students in an ambitious project: the Rainbow Choir. REALISTIC FEELINGS FRIENDSHIP 145 × 215 mm · 136 pages

Brave travellers La Plaga

Makossa for Marimba and Gralla Pau Joan Hernández

Marco Polo, Ernest Shackleton, Amelia Earhart, Thor Heyerdahl and Neil Armstrong. All of them pursued a dream, a challenge that seemed unattainable and even absurd to most. Read about the adventures of five brave courageous people, five heroes, five brave travellers.

Fatou dreams that she hears the makossa, an African rhythm from her native land, as the festival of her town, Sant Genís, approaches. But many people do not want to go against tradition and friction threatens coexistence in the town school. However, in that summer of drought, there is a graver danger in the mountains.

ADVENTURE VALUES SOLIDARITY

REALISM SUSPENSE FRIENDSHIP

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The Secret of Doctor Givert Agustí Alcoberro

The Secret Laboratory Lluís Prats and Enric Roig

Two students find out a famous neurologist has been kidnapped, the celebrated Doctor Givert. They begin to investigate until they finally locate him. But this is not the end. The main character in the story is distrustful and has doubts about everything and everyone, even his friend, and decides to carry on with the investigation alone.

Paris 2006. In the secret laboratory of the mad doctor Laffitte, the Robles brothers discover an infernal machine which can cause horrifying hallucinations. Unfortunately, the evil scientists of the Trouton company get their hands on the machine. The Robles brothers are just about to get it back when one of them is kidnapped…

Fireflies in the Desert Daniel San Mateo Dalil is thirteen years old and is experiencing the horrors of the Gulf War with his family. Amidst the deafening sounds of bombs and the threat of missiles, only one thing makes him happy: Shaima. The love he feels for the girl is the only thing that allows him to make it through each day marked by fear, uncertainty and incomprehension. As the situation becomes increasingly unstable, his family debates between staying in the country or leaving to join his uncle in France. But the idea of exile provokes contradictory feelings in Dalil: on one hand, he wants to leave the war behind, but on the other he can’t imagine his life without Shaima. REALISTIC VALUES FEELINGS 145 × 215 mm · 128 pages

SUSPENSE VALUES 145 × 215 mm · 96 pages

ADVENTURE INTRIGUE HUMOUR 145 × 215 mm · 272 pages

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Short Stories from the Globe Àngel Burgas Illustrator: Ignasi Blanch Stories that talk about different kinds of reality for youngsters living in different parts of the world and stories that describe different kinds of reality for people sharing the same environment – the underground in Barcelona. Stories that set you thinking about coexistence and the need to bring about a fairer world. VALUES LITERARY STORIES 145 × 215 mm · 144 pages RIGHTS SOLD: KOREAN

The Fourteen Mummies of Bakri Susana Fernández Gabaldón The main characters from Beyond the Three Dunes are back with a new adventure. An object which is very special to them, the mirror of the Egyptian princess Neferure, wrapped up in cloth concealing mysterious hieroglyphics, falls into their hands. Intrigue and pursuit put the lives of the main characters in jeopardy.

Fernando the Bold José Luis Velasco Fernando Fadrique, the son of a serf, witnesses the defeat of Alarcos. On the battlefield he meets King Alfonso VIII and Rodrigo de Coca, who takes him as a page. His energetic and decisive character enables him to save the king’s life on three occasions. But his great wish is to win the hand of Inés de Talavera.

ADVENTURE INTRIGUE MYSTERY

HISTORICAL NOVEL VALUES ADVENTURE SUSPENSE

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White Week Natalia Freire It’s the last term at school and the last week for skiing with school-mates. Alma is ready to show everyone that she is a real snowboarder. The snowboard gangs compete against each other to prove who is the best. But there is another person in the mountains. Alma makes a discovery and things take an unexpected twist. PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS SPORT 145 × 215 mm · 144 pages

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Almogavar by Accident Fernando Lalana Luis A. Puente At the beginning of the fourteenth century, falling in love with the wrong person could have terrible consequences. Young Garcés will find this out for himself when, as a result of forbidden love, he finds himself forced to cross the Mediterranean to become enmeshed in one of the most astonishing incidents in history – the feats of the Spanish soldiers in Byzantium. VALUES HISTORY ADVENTURE

The Men of Muchaca Mariela Rodríguez

Feeling the Colours M.ª Carmen de la Bandera

Africa in the Heart M.ª Carmen de la Bandera

Christian Thomas, a European youth who likes sports, is preparing to go to university. One day he gets a letter from a friend living in a far-off country. From that point on, the young man becomes mixed up in an exciting and amusing adventure, which puts his ingenuity to the test as he seeks to find an ancient legacy.

Quique is a twelve-year-old boy with a passion for football. Together with his grandfather and his dog Lobi, nothing is more important to him than his team, Royal Majestic. The team’s other fans cannot match his enthusiasm. But when violence and fanaticism get mixed with sports, Quique has to decide if everything is allowed when it comes to defending his team’s colours.

Diko is a Dowayo youth from Cameroon. Fascinated by dreams of paradise in Europe and spurred on by the harshness of his daily life, he decides to “burn down” the barriers that separate him from the north and get in a boat to cross the Strait of Gibraltar. With a warm style, this youth shows us the wonders of Africa, as well as its extreme difficulties.

MYSTERY ADVENTURE 145 × 215 mm · 160 pages

INTEGRITY NON-VIOLENCE CIVIC-MINDEDNESS

FEELINGS ADVENTURE DIVERSITY 145 × 215 mm · 168 pages

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Send Your Child to Mars Fernando Lalana It isn’t easy to be a teenager, especially if you are a girl on Earth in the 23rd century. Elisa knows all about it. Because she has not been a good student, her father has decided to send her to the Gagarin School on Mars for the holidays. Many surprises are in store for her there, including new friends and some discoveries that will change her life forever. AUTONOMY IDENTITY COURAGE

The Enigma of El Cid María José Luis González The Mystery of Wisteria Road Núria Pradas How is it possible for a boy to disappear without a trace right in the middle of a city? His brother and his girlfriend start a search to discover the mystery. An inquisitive would-be writer and a policewoman join them in their intriguing adventure. The evidence brings them in to Wisteria Road, but, what is the mystery in that road? MYSTERY ADVENTURE

In Burgos, Pablo’s class go to an exhibition about El Cid el Campeador. On the following day the glass urn which protected his famous helmet has been destroyed, but the helmet is not stolen. What were the criminals looking for? Pablo and his friends look into the matter for themselves and begin an incredible adventure to discover the mystery of El Cid. ADVENTURES MYSTERY

Blue Autumn José Ramón Ayllón This is the tale of a boy and a girl who meet on a train. In it there is a beach in autumn, a guitar, a football team, two families, a zest for life, cancer, a red notebook, a kidnapping and a happy ending. The main characters of this novel are enriched and brought closer together by the bonds of friendship, love and a pain shared. FRIENDSHIP LOVE AWARENESS OF PAIN

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The New Girl Marcy Rudo Marisa arrives at a new school with a secret, but what is most important to her is to be accepted by one set in the class, a group of friends who are greatly influenced by the bossy Isobel. When Marisa is accused of something she has not done, only the friendship of Rachel and the affection of her dog, Dama, enable her to keep on going.

Bergil, the Lost Knight of Berlindon J. Carreras Guixé Bergil is a young man whose father was killed by his best friend when he was just a child. At eighteen, Bergil is a knight prepared to do anything to defend his king. During his first great battle he meets Berk, a warrior who could be his father and who saves Bergil’s life. But… what is Berk’s dark secret?

Proteus’s Escape Milagros Oya

Beyond the Three Dunes Susana Fernández Gabaldón

As a consequence of changes in the climate and the appearance of a strange virus, life as we know it has disappeared. Only a group of scientists hidden away in a base under the sea have survived. They have created a hermetic and orderly society. Carso and his friends want to flee. This is the story of their hair-raising flight.

In Cairo there is an interesting antiques shop where Hassan works. One day a stranger appears with objects of great value. Hassan discovers that they come from a remote place perhaps related to the Princess Neferure, who lived in Egypt around the year 1500 B.C. Hassan, accompanied by his nephews, sets off on an incredible adventure.

DAILY LIFE BULLYING VALUES

ADVENTURE VALUES

SCIENCE-FICTION INTRIGUE ADVENTURE

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Great Journeys is a collection aimed at readers from 12 onwards. They are adventure stories about journeys in time and space. The jacket of the book gives information and graphic documents that enable the reader to settle into the theme of the book. The jacket of the book can be used as a reference poster.

Includes poster

Koknom. An adventure in Maya Land Núria Pradas

Rhaido. A journey with the Vikings Núria Pradas

Heka. A Magic Journey to Egypt Núria Pradas

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145 × 210 mm · 120 pages

145 × 210 mm · 120 pages

Universal Classics is a collection of classics for readers from 12 onwards. Universal Classics presents great translations of jewels of world literature in copies with a hard cover, fine quality illustrations and a brief notebook concerning the work, the author and the period. The Odyssey Translated by Rafael Mammos Illustrated by Pep Montserrat

Once the Trojan War is over, Ulysses begins to return to Ithaca, where his son Telemachus and faithful wife Penelope await him. But the voyage is extended by ten long years, during which the Greek hero and his companions suffer all kinds of misfortunes. Only Ulysses’ cunning helps him to return to his homeland safe and sound. 150 × 215 mm · 240 pages

Romeo and Juliet W. Shakespeare Translated by Concha Cardeñoso Illustrated by Toni Deu When love perches on the branches of fate, nobody can stop it. His name is Romeo, and he is a Montague; she, Juliet, is a Capulet. The children of two rival noble families of Verona, they don’t have it easy but know they are made for each other. This truth has made them the most celebrated lovers in literature. 150 × 215 mm · 160 pages

A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens Translated by José Manuel Álvarez Illustrated by Pep Montserrat

The Imaginary Invalid Molière Translated by María Teresa Gallego Illustrated by Fernando Vicente

Mister Scrooge is a miserable old miser. Pity and charity are strangers to him – he’s bitter, with a heart as hard as a stone and he doesn’t change even at Christmas. But he’s shortly going to get a visit from three ghosts who will accompany him on trips to the Christmases of his childhood, the present and the future. And what he discovers will change his life.

Poor Argan is ill and spends all day in bed, complaining and dependent on remedies prescribed by doctors more interested in earning money than solving his problems. And as if this were not enough, his daughter Angélique has fallen in love with the wrong suitor. Luckily Toinette, the maid, is ready to lend a hand. She’s not a doctor but she has a remedy for everything and everyone.

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The Hypnotist E.T.A. Hoffmann Translated by Joan Fontcuberta Illustrated by Miguel Navia Animal magnetism is when one person, by use of suggestion and hypnotism, controls the will of an-other. It is also known as mesme-rism. Can life and death be controlled by hypnosis? The evil hypnotist in this disturbing story by Hoffmann seems ready to prove that it is possible.

Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen Translated by Roser Vilagrassa Illustrated by Jordi Vila i Delclòs The great house of Netherfield Park, in the English county of Hertfordshire, has a new tenant. It is Mr Bingley, who is young, goodlooking, wealthy and… a bachelor. Mrs Bennet is delighted because her chief desire is to find a good match for her five daughters. But Elizabeth, the most rebellious of the Bennet sisters, is really interested in Mr Darcy, the best friend of Bingley, and a rather arrogant and mysterious man.

Poe’s Universe Edgar Allan Poe Translated by José Manuel Álvarez Illustrated by Pep Montserrat

Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime and Other Stories Oscar Wilde Translated by J.L. López Muñoz Illustrated by Roger Ibáñez

A fantastic beetle and the treasure of a fearsome pirate; a gloomy castle in the Appenines and a young woman trapped inside a painting; a detective with green spectacles and the mystery of a letter that cannot be found; a dead body that is not dead… a week with three Sundays! Everything is possible in the universe of Edgar Allan Poe.

That night, Lady Windermere had brought together in her house the cream of London society. One of the assembly was her chiromancer, an enigmatic gentleman capable of reading the past and the future by studying the lines of the hand. Lord Arthur volunteers enthusiastically, little knowing that horror and disgrace can also be foreseen…

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The Valley of Fear Arthur Conan Doyle Translated by Laura Manero Illustrated by Fernando Vicente

Love of Life and Other Stories Jack London Translated by Carmen Francí Illustrated by Enrique Breccia

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain Translated by Celia Filipetto Illustrated by Fabio Sardo

Sherlock Holmes has a new case: the murder of Mr Douglas, the owner of a big manor house in Vermissa Valley. But an unexpected twist makes the case more complicated. The villainous Professor Moriarty appears and the suspense of the story carries us off to the depths of the valley of fear.

Two men advance through a majestic landscape, exhausted and bent beneath the weight of their burdens. On crossing a river in which there are many rocks, one of them slips and injures himself. His companion does not halt, but abandons him… The eight stories in this volume are about determination, driving energy and the instinct for survival.

Life in the small village of Saint Petersburg, on the banks of the Mississippi River in the United States, is so peaceful that it could even be boring at times. But Tom Sawyer, an inquisitive and rather naughty boy, is capable of exploiting the slightest daily event, such as painting a fence, or not such an everyday occurrence, like chasing an evil killer or searching for hidden treasure in a cave, in the company of his good pal Huck.

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson Translated by Juan Antonio Molina Foix Illustrated by Fernando Vicente

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Who is that strange fellow going into the home of Dr Jekyll? Is it possible that anyone so unpleasant could be a friend of the respectable doctor? How could a model citizen have any dealings with a monster like Hyde, capable of committing atrocious crimes? Hyde will have to be investigated… or maybe Jekyll is hiding something? 150 × 215 mm · 144 pages

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Conde Lucanor (Count Lucanor) Don Juan Manuel Adapted by Emilia Navarro Ramírez Illustrated by Joan Mundet

Rinconete y Cortadillo Miguel Cervantes Adapted by Alfredo Reina Illustrated by David Benzal

Pasos (Steps) Lope de Rueda Adapted by Emilia Navarro Ramírez Illustrated by Jorge González

There are 100 million homeless children in the world. They used to be called rascals. Now they are street children, illtreated and exploited, who are forced into social exclusion, delinquency and suffering. Just like Rinconete and Cortadillo, who have no other recourse than their own determination.

With this book we laugh for the same reason that we laugh in the circus watching the clever clown and the silly clown, and the latter comes out with his bright ideas. The clowns of Rueda amuse us and reveal certain human characteristics to us, particularly that of cruelty towards those who show themselves to be innocent and easily deceived.

Scheherazade was a famous storyteller who managed to save her life with stories that bewitched a sultan. She discovered the value of a story that never ends to keep us safe from danger. Count Lucanor is also afraid of something… that’s why he has in Patronio his own storyteller, who teaches him how not to make mistakes in daily decisions.

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150 × 215 mm · 176 pages

Nueve liras de hiedra y un secreto (Nine Lyres of Ivy and a Secret) Poetry anthology Adapted by Emilia Navarro Ramírez and Alfredo Reina Illustrated by Pere Ginard

La celestina (The Matchmaker) Fernando de Rojas Adapted by Alfredo Reina Illustrated by Enrique Lorenzo

Lazarillo de Tormes Anonimous Adapted by Alfredo Reina Illustrated by Fernando Vicente

Nancy’s Thesis Ramón J. Sender Adapted by Roberto Bravo

Comic books and films are rife with heroes with superpowers who fight against evil. But Lazarillo de Tormes, a street kid, has only his wits to survive and deal with the discrimination and hypocrisy of 16th-century society, which gives him nothing but bad examples as tools to survive.

Published in 1962, this is one of Ramon J. Sender’s most fascinating and entertaining novels. Nancy is an American student who has recently arrived in Seville to learn about Spanish culture. With a keen eye full of humour, the reader discovers her perplexity about a language and customs that confuse and attract her in equal measure.

Entremeses Miguel de Cervantes Adapted by Emilia Navarro These days, short theatrical pieces such as sketches, monologues and comic scenes are in vogue. They show us human weaknesses, sometimes in a benevolent manner and sometimes in a more bitter way. Cervantes, back in the seven-teenth century, made use of humour to show what he could not say in a serious way about a society founded on hypocrisy and appearance.

Transmitting our feelings can become a taboo for fear of crossing the narrow line which separates sensibility and ridicule. Every period in time, every culture and every poet has its own way of describing the experience of love, friendship, nature, the passage of time and the meaning of life. This is the emotional story of Spanish poetry up to the eighteenth century.

Calisto and Melibea, Romeo and Juliet and other less well-known couples, whose names we know only by names carved into the bark of trees, have been and still are the victims of an impossible kind of love. It has always moved readers profoundly when love goes wrong because it is a most sublime feeling which we all recognise. 150 × 215 mm · 208 pages

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A collection of novels for readers 12 years and up that tell the adventures of some of the pionering explorers and scientists in History. Exciting reads to discover the exploits of courageous and self-confident men and women who achieved what nobody had ever attained. All the novels contain some biographical notes on the characters.

Bering: In Search of America Lluís Prats

Brahe and Kepler Maria Pilar Gil

Shackleton Lluís Prats

Petropavlovsk, 1741. An expedition sponsored by the Tsar sets out on the road to northern Siberia to find a safe sea route between Russia and North America. On board one of the ships is Laurentz Waxell, a boy who, at only 12 years of age, will be forever marked by the horror experienced in those cold and inhospitable regions.

In Prague at the beginning of the 17th century, two men are working together to unravel the mysteries of the Universe. One of them is the astronomer Tycho Brahe. The other is his student, the mathematician Johannes Kepler. When Brahe dies under strange circumstances, a mysterious folk healer will investigate the causes of his death to prove her own innocence...

Ernest Shackleton was already a famous explorer when he set out on his most ambitious expedition: crossing Antarctica on foot. The challenge would turn into an odyssey when the ship in which he was travelling, the Endurance, got trapped between ice floes. Only Shackleton’s tenacity and courage would save them all from death.

LEADERSHIP / SOLIDARITY EFFORT

COOPERATION / LOYALTY RESPONSIBILITY

LEADERSHIP / SOLIDARITY EFFORT

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A collection to entertain readers 12 years and up with real, moving and captivating stories that provide lessons in hope and courage. Based on the experiences and first-person testimonies of the young protagonists, readers will discover these young individuals’ bravery and will to overcome during some of the darkest and most difficult chapters in contemporary history.

The Chickadee’s Song Joaquim Pastor Roget is a brave, blond, nine-year-old boy, and the Spanish Civil War has cut his childhood short and taken from him what he loves most: his father. His old life seems very distant now and he stews in anger when his family is forced to host three Nationalist soldiers whose leader, known as Coix, is interested in his mother. FAMILY COURAGE LOYALTY 145 × 210 mm 208 pages

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Exit is the series intended for readers from 14 onwards. They are very fine novels with gripping plots which will appeal to the young and the not-so-young. They are perfect for anyone who enjoys exciting adventures, deep mysteries and hilarious episodes.

New Title Never Again Fernando Lalana Spain, 1970. Dalmacio’s luck falls into a losing streak the day that Operation Paper begins: it is the boy’s last chance to win a little sympathy from his teacher, the fearsome Mr Blas, and pass the course. But something goes awry and our hero struggles with the puzzles until Cala-rocha, where he spends his summers. The outcome will be serious. “Bad news, boy. Bad news”. FRIENDSHIP DECISIVENESS 147 × 210 mm 240 pages

Foto: Javier Cebollada

Lalana published his first book in 1982 when he was still a law student. In 1985 he decided to become a writer, which has been his first and only career ever since. He has won a number of awards, among them the National Award for Children’s Literature 1991, the Cervantes Chico Award 2010 and the Edebé Award 2012. Fernando has published more than one hundred books and has sold more than 2,500,000 copies of his works.

Amsterdam Solitaire Fernando Lalana Four big business-owners accept the challenge of making a beautiful, unique and irreplaceable object out of reach of the wealthy. Months later, when detective Fermín Escartín is invited to attend the presentation of the Amsterdam Solitaire fountain pen, he faces the challenge of unravelling a seemingly flawless, almost perfect and apparently impossible robbery. Most recent instalment of the DETECTIVE FERMÍN ESCARTÍN series.

MYSTERY POLICE THRILLER

13 Dogs Fernando Lalana

The Last Corpse Fernando Lalana The years have gone by and Fermín Escartín faces what will possibly be his last case: a double investigation that begins with a bloodcurdling murder, continues with an inexplicable mystery and might end up with his own death. It’s an amusing but thrilling journey from Monegros to the millionaire bank accounts of Switzerland.

The Tunnel-Borer Fernando Lalana The mysterious disappearance of the young engineer responsible for the machine which makes tunnels for underground railways turns into one of the most hair-raising cases in the career of private investigator Fermín Escartín. Escartín is a detective who has already appeared in other novels by Fernando Lalana.

The Meteosat is in danger. If nothing is done to stop it, within four days another satellite, the Cuencasat, will self-destruct and damage it irreparably. Oblivious to all this, a rookie private detective is about to take his first case with the help of his son Felix. What could be the crazy connection between the disappearance of a dog and Meteosat?

MYSTERY DETECTIVE THRILLER

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FRIENDSHIP DECISIVENESS

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The Galindo Affair Fernando Lalana Turned out of the university, Professor Fermín Escartín decides to become a private detective. His first case comes to him through an ex-school friend, Gumersindo Llamazares, now a brilliant executive in an insurance company. Escartín has to find the famous impresario Serafín Galindo, an eccentric millionaire, who has disappeared.

The Roosters Crow Marisol Ortiz de Zárate Four characters walk across a glorious Spain in full expansion in 1539 that doesn’t accept them because each of them are running from something: a woman escaping her past; a girl leaving her childhood behind; a black man marked by albinism; and a quirky young man looking for love… But appearances can sometimes be deceiving...

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ADVENTURE FEELINGS HISTORY

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The Song of Shao Li Marisol Ortiz de Zárate London in the year 2013. Natalia and her brother Airon are in London with their mother. Natalia has been chosen to take part in a Christmas special of 'A moment of glory', the most popular show on TV. Although it seems incredible, the two children get lost. Tired of waiting for somebody to look for them, the children start to search for their mother. In her wanderings, Natalie constantly falls back on Shao Li, her absent friend.

Ana and the Sibyl Antonio Sánchez-Escalonilla Ana, a shy and intelligent girl, is about to have an extraordinary adventure during the course of a trip to Rome for her studies. The girl has no idea that the visit to the Sistine Chapel will turn into a journey through time that will transport her, with her classmate Mario, back to the days of Imperial Rome. FANTASY ADVENTURE

The Blue Book Lluís Prats

Helpers Miquel Ribas Figueras

Leo doesn’t like reading and prefers computer games. One day his History teacher gives him an assignment on Alexander the Great. Together with his best friends, Leo goes to the library and finds a very special book. The three children become immersed in the thrilling plot of the novel and even change it.

Marc Solà is a young man who has just graduated in Biology. He receives an offer to work in a biotechnology laboratory in India, and he accepts in spite of his fears. Once in India, an unexpected chain of events sweep him along wildly, in a spiral of discoveries that will cause his most cherished ideas to collapse.

FANTASY/ADVENTURE HISTORICAL NOVEL 150 × 215 mm · 368 pages

LOVE OVERCOMING PROBLEMS 150 × 215 mm · 160 pages

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This collection introduces young people to the biographies of some people who have made great contributions throughout history, whether as scientists, explorers, humanists or in other vocations. The books are written in a very readable way and include a good deal of visual material. In some cases there are timetimes of the most important events of the period. They contain a documentary notebook with photos, graphs and maps in colour which immerse readers in the historical context and show them the most important experiences of the main figure of the biography.

1. Passionate About Truth (Saint Augustine) 192 pages

9. The Little Shepherds of Fátima (Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta) 152 pages

17. The Chancellor of England (Sir Thomas More) 144 pages

25. The Children’s Saint (José de Calasanz) 132 pages

2. The Youngster Who Became Pope (John Paul II) 160 pages

10. An Architect of Genius (Antoni Gaudí) 240 pages

18. Seeing Through Fingers (Luis Braille) 120 pages

26. Veni, Vidi, Vici (Julius Caesar) 136 pages

20. By Land and Sea Waiting for God (Saint Francisco Javier) 112 pages

27. Long Live Freedom! (Sophie Scholl) 120 pages

4. The Mother of the Poor (Mother Theresa) 160 pages 5. The Discover of Radium (Marie Curie) 112 pages 6. A Genius with the Brush (Velázquez) 128 pages 7. The Road to Auschwitz (Edith Stein) 176 pages 8. The Making of an Empire (Charles V) 144 pages

11. A Free Spirit (Martin Luther King) 176 pages 12. Music Was His Life (J.S. Bach) 192 pages 13. The Son of Thunder (Saint John of Betsaida) 176 pages 15. Words were His Magic (J.R.R. Tolkien) 128 pages 16. The Adventure of Being a Saint (Saint Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer) 176 pages

21. A Life of Struggle and Love (Teresa de Jésus) Text: Amparo Boquera 144 pages 22. The Distinguished Knight (Miguel de Cervantes) 112 pages 23. Contacts with Love (Bernadette Soubirous) 144 pages 24. Audacity and Conviction 144 pages

28. Evolution and Life (Charles Darwin) 192 pages 29. The Messenger of Forgiveness (Saint Juan Vianney) 240 pages 30. Free to Dream (Anne Frank) 232 pages 31. A Farmer in the Vatican (John XXIII) 144 pages

An ideal Bible for discovering the joy of faith together

The Bible for Little Ones The Bible for Little One as a didactic catechetical option to Christian initiation, for both children, their parents and catechists. They will travel down the path of initiation through Bible readings and their accompanying activities. The purpose is to encourage living together, children and adults through a Bible reading plan, including catechetical activities, a journey of growth in faith.

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The Bible for Little Ones Luis Benavides Elena Santa Cruz Illustrator: Mariam Ben-Arab 220 x 250 mm 192 pages 2-6 years old


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