Book Day is approaching. On the occasion of this celebration, Edelvives publishing house shows us a few recommendations for children and young people.
For the little ones (0-6 years old)
Mister Roscoe On Holiday
Collection: English Readers
Text and illustrations: Jim Field
A book in bilingual format (Spanish-English) that will help children learn a large number of English words while they enjoy traveling with the friendly Mister Roscoe.
How to count to one
Collection: Children’s illustrated album
Text: Caspar Salmon
Illustrations: Matt Hunt
Counting is serious business. That’s why this book teaches you how to count to one and that’s why you don’t want to be too clever, don’t even think about bigger numbers!
A fun and original book for learning to count, with a narrator who challenges readers.
For ages 6+ (6-8 years)
50 tales of extraordinary characters. Anthology of traditional tales
Collection: Libros regalo
Text: Teresa Duran
Illustrations: Lluís Farré
This book gathers fifty stories rewritten and adapted by the prestigious storyteller and researcher Teresa Duran. Each one of them is preceded by an introduction that reveals with what intention they were written and reveals archetypes and behaviors present in the stories and the stories are preceded by an introduction that reveals archetypes and behaviors present in the tales and recognizable today, which, in the end, allows us to understand today’s world. Tales from different cultures and traditions that reconcile us as human beings in the face of universal dilemmas that endure throughout time.
For ages 8 and up (6-8 years old)
Alicia. Carousel book
Collection: Libros regalo
Text: Lewis Carroll
Illustrations: Benjamin Lacombe
Coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the publication of Through the Looking Glass, the second part of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Benjamin Lacombe pays homage to the unforgettable world created by Lewis Carroll with this carousel book containing six wonderful three-dimensional scenes taken from his illustrated versions of both books.
For ages 10+ (10-12 years)
The Bloodline of the Orcans
Collection: Eyes of Midnight
Text: Daniel Hernández Chambers
Illustrations: Antonio Lorente
Crey receives unexpected news: the time has come to return home. But his return is bitter, as it coincides with the wedding of Selima, the daughter of the Lord of the Valley. In addition, he discovers that he is at the center of a conspiracy and his life is in danger.
Third title of Eyes of Midnight, an unforgettable fantasy trilogy that will lead readers through a world of warriors, giants and elves, as well as betrayals and unforgettable heroic deeds. Contains a QR code to access the audio in English with the full narration.
Text: Katja Brandis
Illustrations: Claudia Carls
In this new title in the Woodwalkers collection, a student exchange takes Brandon, Carag and Holly to the jungles of Costa Rica. But it’s not just howler monkeys, huge turtles, and lush vegetation they’ll encounter. The elusive Andrew Milling has his claws in the Central American country and the boys from Clearwater Boarding School must outwit him if they are to foil his sinister plan.
A collection of adventures in which the protagonists literally change shape as you turn the pages.
For ages 12+ (12-14 years)
Arthur. The legend of the eternal king
Collection: Picture Books
Text: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Illustrations: Chris Riddell
From King Arthur’s childhood to his last battle, this book narrates the fascinating legends of the mythical character, including the famous episodes of the sword in the stone, the knights of the round table, the prodigious magic of Merlin and Morgana or the terrible betrayal of Sir Lancelot and Guinevere. An extraordinary collaboration between Kevin Crossley-Holland, recognized expert in the Arthurian legend, and Chris Riddell, one of the most remarkable British illustrators.
For ages 14 and up
From the mouth of a lion
Text: Inés Garland
Tadeo is the youngest brother in a house full of secrets and suffering. One day, hanging around the river, where he goes to escape from home, he meets Vera. The special relationship with his new friend and her peculiar family opens his eyes to a new way of looking at life. From that moment on, Tadeo begins to find answers to his questions and to appease the anger he hides inside. An exciting novel about growth, maturity and the search for identity that manages to create an intense psychological tension through small gestures.
Winner of the Alandar Award 2021.