I Was not Invited to the Birthday Party

written by Susanna Isern & illustrated by Adolfo Serra

I was not invited toWhen a birthday is celebrated, kids who are not invited are sad and they feel rejected. This magic story from Susanna Isern will help them understand that they cannot always have everything, and that several times not having a certain thing could be quite positive.


Susanna Isern grew up among mountains in the Spanish Pyrenees. When she was small, her favorite hobby was to run around, to discover incredible insects and to help little animals that were sick or in danger. She is a child psychologist and the author of many children’s books. Most of her books are distributed internationally and have been translated into over a dozen languages. She has been awarded the Silver Medal in the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards 2013 in the USA.

Adolfo is an explorer of blank pages.  Having studied advertising and public eelations, he decided to go back to his childhood passion: drawing. He did so while at the Escuela de Arte 10 in Madrid, Spain. Since then, his table has started to fill up with colors, papers, textures. For him, illustrations are decisions, stories, observations. Illustrations are… many things, and they depend on the point of view of each of us.

Hardback / 210 x 245 / 40 pages / NubeOcho · Somos8 Series