Greta And The Simba Yo-Yo Circus

written by Juana Cortés Amunarriz & illustrated by Jen del Pozo

GretaGreta learns at recess that she will have to repeat the school year. She feels anxious and no longer able to focus on anything else. Everything seems to go from bad to worse, until after school Greta arrives at the mysterious Simba Yo-Yo circus. Once there, our protagonist will live a fantastic adventure together with the strangest characters you can ever imagine.


In 2009 Juana Cortés Amunarriz published her first novel, Memorias de un ahogado with the publishing house El tercer nombre. She has also published Queridos niños, Las batallas silenciosas  and the teen novel Corazón, mano, corazón which received the prize Avelino Hernández and was short-listed in the Youth Literature Awards of the Basque Country.

Jen del Pozo wanted to be an archaeologist but her addiction to drawing occupied her for so long that she decided to major in Art History and later obtained a higher degree in illustration. She has exhibited as well as illustrated books, comics, covers and events. Among her books are Las enseñanzas mágicas del perro feliz written by Jesús García-Consuegra and El resurgir de la esperanza written by Yauci Manuel Fernández, and Greta and wonderful Simba Yo-Yo circus.

Paperback / 145 x 210 / 64 pages / NubeOcho · Guisante Azul Series · + 8 years