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Gilda the Giant Sheep

written & illustrated by Emilio Urberruaga

Gilda is a giant sheep who has been providing the farmers with lots of wool and milk until one day they want to get rid of her. Gilda is forced to run away from the mountains and arrives in  the city. Will she make friends and be able to start a new life?

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Carlota Wouldn’t Say Boo

written by José Carlos Andrés & illustrated by Emilio Urberuaga

Carlota cover

Little Carlota is timid and afraid to speak. One day, by accident, she was locked inside the house’s pantry, alone, with only tomato cans and marmalade jars around her. Using her voice will be the only way to help her get out of there.

José Carlos Andrés trained as a teacher but never managed to go into practice because theatre entered his life.

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Who Goes There?

written by Emilio Urberuaga

Quien anda ahi front cover

Emil lives inside the illustration of a book. One day he discovers that if he pushes hard on the line that borders the illustration, he will break it and enter another page. So he gives a big kick and steps into a blank page. He explores and adds a table, a chair and a birdcage until Coco, the protagonist of the story, comes looking for him.

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My Maze

written by Pablo Guerrero & illustrated by Emilio Urberuaga

Inspired bmi-laberinto front covery the classic question “What will I be when I grow up?” this lovely book presents various professions through simple and beautiful lines combined with fantastic art. “When I’m a cook, your smile is the finest flour.” “When I’m a pilot, I see you in every cloud.”

Emilio Urberuaga gives a tender and humorous touch to the song by Pablo Guerrero in line with children’s emotions and imagination. In 2011 Emilio Urberuaga received the Premio Nacional de Illustración from the Ministry of Culture in Spain.

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