Author Archives: sbarrouillet

MARY THE SCHOOL QUEEN

Nancy Guilbert & Séverinne Duchesne

Mary is the queen in her school. She is perfect with her ponytails and little socks. At least that’s what she claims. Nearly everyone follows her orders – there’s no other choice if one wants to be friends with her.

Editions Les P’tits Berets / 205 x 200 / 32 pages

World except French

THE BIG GREY CASTLE

Anne-Gaëlle Balpe & Barbara Rothen

In a big grey castle lived a king and a queen. The queen was overwhelmed by deep sadness and nobody knew why. Until one day a small boy knocked on the castle’s heavy doors. A deeply touching book about communication, love and the power of reading.

Editions Les P’tits Berets / 240 x 320 / 44 pages

World except French

STORIES FROM AMAZONIA

Silvana Salerno

This book introduces the Amazonia to children and young readers. It is divided into five parts: Biodiversity /The “medicines” of the forest /Parks, reserves and archeological sites / How to live from the forest (without destroying it) / Boibumbá / How Amazonia became an important part of Brazil. Each part contains two tales and each tale contains an almanac including a lot of information and curiosities.

Companhias das Letras /210 x 275 / 80 pages

World except Portuguese

THE LABYRINTH OF STORIES

Stela Barbieri & Fernando Vilela

Because of a witch’s spell and her hidden book of magic, twins Bento and Manu go on a journey through the world of fairy tales. They meet Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, and other characters. But all of these unexpected and exciting encounters don’t seem to be enough because what they really dreamed of was to meet a special friend of their grandmother’s: the witch Abdula.

Companhias das Letras / 210 x 370 / 48 pages

World except Portuguese

US: AN ANTHOLOGY OF INDIGENOUS TALES

Mauricio Negro

Ten stories about some of the indigenous peoples of Brazil and Latin America filled with fantastical elements that take the reader to a world in which rivers, trees and waterfalls have their own powers and where nothing is impossible. A captivating read!

Companhias das Letras / 155 x 225 / 144 pages

World except Portuguese

INTRANSEXTELLAR by Jimi Macías

Jimi Macías

A graphic novel of science fiction set in Madrid in the early 90’s. The author combines the codes and clichés of the genre with visual and literary quotes from various authors: from David Lynch, Almodóvar or Kunihiko Ikuhara to Wes Anderson or Haruki Murakami. The resulting story fundamentally reflects on gender roles and alludes to issues that are currently topical, such as transexuality and the visibility of LGBT families.

Bang Ediciones / 220 x 290 / 180 pages

World except Spanish (Spain) & French

I DON’T WANT TO BE MUM

Irene Olmo

I DO NOT WANT TO BE MOM is an autobiographical story about non-maternity by choice and about the situations and conflicts generated by making a decision that is still taboo for our society.

Bang Ediciones / 150 x 210 / 100 pages

World except Spanish (Spain) & French

ASTRO RAT (4 titles and more to come)

Fermín Solís

The most intergalactic album written by Fermín Solís. Cosmo-mouse is lost in a very special place: space! Fortunately, he can count on the help of his friend, Light Bulb, and other characters to find their way back home. A space odyssey filled with fun adventures and hilarious stories.

Mamut Comics / 190 x 260 / 56 pages

World except Spanish, Catalan & French

FEDERICO AND THE UNEXPECTED JOURNEY

Maxi Luchini

Federico starts a new adventure with his friend the penguin and his little sister. The three are trapped in a storm that will drift through the ocean. The current will take them to an ice castle where a rather sullen King lives isolated from the rest of the world.

Mamut Comics / 190 x 260 / 40 pages

World except Spanish, Catalan & French