Tag Archives: Editorial Kókinos

Al Final

written and illustrated by Silvia Nanclares & Miguel Brieva

When she forgets her house keys, our young heroine embarks on an amazing adventure through the power of her imagination. Filled with curiosity and courage, she discovers an imaginary world and meets the most fantastic creatures.

Paperback / 280 x 280 / 72 pages / Kokinos Editorial

Babai’s Garden

written and illustrated by Mandana Sadat

A story can start at the beginning, reach the end and then return on its steps to be told in a different way. To enjoy this trip, just follow Babai, the little lamb who, bored, decided one day to make a garden in the desert of Iran.

Rights sold: French, Portuguese (Portugal) & Italian

Paperback / 245 x 260 / 32 pages / Editorial Kokinos

THE PRESENT

written by Gabriela Keselman and illustrated by Pep Montserrat

Mr and Mrs Goodparents sat in the Thinking Armchair – their son, little Mikey’s, birthday was very important. They had to pick a present. But they couldn’t think of anything. So, they stopped thinking and went to find the very person whom this concerned.

Paperback / 245 x 285 / 44 pages / Editorial Kokinos

Simon’s Secret

written & illustrated by Luz Marina Baltazar

It was getting dark and the house smelt of strawberry cake. “It’s for our breakfast tomorrow, now time to sleep, my darling.” “I was asked a very difficult question at school today, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up and I didn’t know what to say!” “I’ll tell you a secret that grandma once told me: you can find the answers to your questions in your dreams.” Simon was thoughtful for a long time, he asked his question in silence and fell asleep. RIGHTS SOLD: Spanish, Catalan, Korean

Hardback / 300 x 230 / 36 pp / Editorial Kókinos

Three Koochooloos without a Story

written and illustrated by Mandana Sadat

Once upon a time there were three Koochooloos without a story. They lived in the air, off love and fresh water, and above all ‘cherryflies’. Until one day Chikette said, “We can’t carry on like this, we don’t have a story!” She convinced the other Koochooloos to go in search of a story…

Rights sold: English (World excl. North America)

Paperback / 305 x 215 / 48 pages / Editorial Kokinos

The Giant

written by Marisa López Soria & illustrated by Emilio Urberuaga

el gigante coverWhen Mei met the giant, her little body shuddered even if he placed Blue Dragon into her hands. What a gigantic giant! Would he eat her first, or would he prefer to gobble up Blue Dragon? How scary! Mei doesn’t trust him, of course, nor can she be fooled just like that. A touching and very special picture book about adoption through the eyes of little Mei. Emilio Urberuaga who is famous for his illustrations of the character Manolito Gafotas. In 2011 Emilio Urberuaga received the Premio Nacional de Illustración from the Ministry of Culture in Spain.

Hardback / 240 x 260 / 32 pages / Editorial Kókinos

Once Upon Many Things

by Lupe Estevés & Maribel Ganso

Once cover

People are naturally a compilation of contradictions and opposite points, a mix of feelings, concrete ideas and abstract concepts – we are a fantastic collage. From this conclusion came this story loaded with words and images inspired by the world of children.

 

Being and Appearing

written by Jorge Luján & illustrated by Isol

A simple aSer y parecer Covernd at the same time profound poem wrapped in bold illustrations that tells us that we are not what we appear to the naked eye. An invitation into a journey beyond appearance to discover who we really are. My nose is tiny and gets lost in my face, but it can smell cookies two blocks away.

WINNER OF THE 2013 ASTRID LINDGREN MEMORIAL AWARD / RIGHTS SOLD: French; Portuguese (Brazil) & Italian.

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My Body and Me

written Jorge Luján & illustrated by Isol

Mi cuerpo cover

What do children think about their own body? The protagonist of this book believes that he is very different from his own body. For instance his body washes in water whilst he bathes in laughter. At night his body sleeps whilst he escapes into dreams. But the protagonist prefers his own body after all because he lends him his eyes. A powerful book!

WINNER OF THE 2013 ASTRID LINDGREN MEMORIAL AWARD / RIGHTS SOLD: Portuguese (Brasil)

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Winter Afternoon

written by Jorge Luján & Mandana Sadat

tarde de invierno

This beautiful poem written by Jorge Luján is about a child waiting for his mother to come home deals with separation and reunion.  Mandana Sadat’s splendid illustrations add an emotional and tender layer to the text. Winter Afternoon is the result of two great creative minds meeting for the first time.

RIGHTS SOLD: English, Portuguese (Brazil), Polish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, German, Italian & Korean.

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