Category Archives: Non-Fiction

THE ADVENTURE OF THREE WATER DROPS

written by Lee Eunhee & illustrated by Yoon Misook
A long time ago, when the Earth was extremely hot, a lot of vapor erupted and created clouds. As the clouds got bigger, it started to rain and three water drops came down to cool the Earth and travelled everywhere their own different way. A great book about the water cycle.

RIGHTS SOLD: Japanese, French & English, Simplified Chinese

Hardback / 48 pp / Woongjin Thinkbig

THE LITTLE HANDBOOK OF MARINE FISHES AND OTHER AQUATIC WONDERS

written & illustrated by Beatriz Chachamovitz
There is a huge number of fishes living in deep seas. Some of them are so peculiar they don’t look real! Fourteen of them are presented in this book that explores the depths of the ocean through specific texts and illustrations thoroughly detailed. Besides getting to know these creatures, readers can find other marine living beings hidden amongst the illustrations.

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THE HISTORY OF THE EARTH IN 100 WORDS

written and illustrated by Gilles Eduar

The History of Earth in 100 words tells the story of the formation of the Earth and the evolution of mankind. Gilles Eduar traces a path starting with the Big Bang, exploring the age of the dinosaurs and going as far as the first homo sapiens. Children of any age can make a good use of this book, including teachers and parents interested in this fascinating topic.

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LET’S BE A STATUE 

written by Lucias Barros & Marcia de Luca & illustrated by Bruna Assis Brasil

In this book, the idea is to learn to practice yoga, a very old set of exercises created from Indian philosophical teachings that requires concentration and self-control. It covers the definition of the ten principles of yoga; indications of how, where, when and why to play; the step by step of eleven basic postures, each one introduced by a story;breathing and meditation tips. RIGHTS SOLD: English

CAN PLANTS FEEL? CAN PLANTS SMELL? 

written by Eun-ju Kim & illustrated by Nan-cho Ann

Plants do a lot more things than we think. This book gives evidence that plants can feel, smell and see. Plants communicate with different plants to save each other from their prey, and some plants use their smell to chase them off. Your plants may be whispering  to you that you haven’t noticed. Part of ALL AROUND SCIENCE SERIES.

Woongjin Thinkbig / 270 x 215 / 44 pages

World except Korean & Simplified Chinese

PLASTICS, THEIR PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

written by Eun-ju Kim & illustrated by Ji-won Lee

It tells the story of plastic toys that travel across the Pacific Ocean all the way to the Atlantic Ocean for months without breaking apart. How can plastic survive travelling across the ocean and remain as plastic, and why is this harmful to our environment? Did you know that plastic accounts a significant portion of waste in our planet? Part of ALL AROUND SCIENCE SERIES.

Rights sold: English, Spanish, Complex & Simplified Chinese, Portuguese (Brazil), Japanese, Ukrainian, Polish & French

Hardback / 270 x 215 / 44 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

LET’S EXPLORE OUR HANDS

written by San-ho Oh & illustrated by Jung-taek Oh

This book explores all facts about our hands – what are fingernails used for, why are there lines in the palm of the hands and what are fingerprints? It also shares interesting facts such as the importance of thumbs, why bones in hands are structured the way they are and some amazing hand tricks that not a lot of people can do. Part of ALL AROUND SCIENCE SERIES.

Paperback / TBC / 40 pages / Woongjin Thinkbig

 

Soso’s Compost

written by Sima Özkan and illustrated by Orhan Ata

Composting can be quite a fun activity for toddlers who love to play with mud and clay. In this story we meet a little worm named Soso who is living in a compost bin. Soso tells readers how to compost, explaining what kind of food and items decompose. Children will also learn the concepts of recycling and ecology while they are learning to compost.

Rights sold: Italian, Korean & Simplified Chinese

Paperback / 270 x 230 / 32 pages / Redhouse Kidz

A TASTE OF THE HOLIDAYS 

written by Maya Dubinsky & Yael Molchadsky & illustrated by Liora Grossman 

A special book that brings to parents and children the unique flavours, colours and ideas of the Jewish festivities. Each holiday has an original story that celebrates its meanings and values and a traditional recipe written and illustrated especially for kids. A family book that invites parents and children to share the happiest days of the year through wise tales and hearty dishes prepared together in the family kitchen.

Hardback / 48 pages / 21 cm x 30 cm / Kinneret Publishing

INSPECTOR CROC’S EMOTION-O-METER

written by Susanna Isern and illustrated by Mónica Carretero with songs by Javier Ferrero

The definitive manual to help understand, measure and control emotions. Learn about the ten basic emotions with the use of Dr. Croc’s greatest invention: the EMOTION-O-METER. The Feelies and Croc will explain how we are feeling with this wheel of emotions.

Rights sold: Italian, English (UK/US), Croatian, Korean, Complex & Simplified Chinese (Taiwan & China), Polish, Turkish, Russian & Ukrainian

Hardback / 245 x 260 / 100 pages / NubeOcho Ediciones