BOOKS

Il filo invisibile che ci unisce

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TARGET: 6 - 12 years old

PAGES: 34 illustrated

ITALIAN language

Description

Un viaggio emozionale alla scoperta del mondo che ti circonda e di cui fai parte. Migliaia di fili invisibili ti legano alle altre persone, ma anche agli animali, alle piante, ai mari e al cielo, perché in ognuna di queste cose c'è un pezzo di te. Alla fine del libro è incluso il glossario con la spiegazione di tante nuove e belle parole.

TAGS: connessioni, empatia, amore, solidarietà, famiglia, animali, città, mondo, Natura.

Scritto e illustrato da Melissa Salvarani

Lulu Edition - ISBN: 978-1716387562

14,00 €

9,99 €

cover Filo

Quiero ser yo ¡para siempre!

Description

Míriam is a cheerful, fun and lively girl who loves princesses. So much so that her motto is "The life of a princess is the best life", but in this story something happens that makes her change her mind ... Try to break with the stereotype of the typical fairy tale princess, delicate and with an enviable life. Make it known that real princesses are much more than a delicate figure. Being a princess is a responsibility, and sometimes it involves having to sacrifice some things ...

TAGS: princesses, dad, dreams, sweets, dresses, responsibilities, stars, love

Author Marta Eijo González

Illustrations by Melissa Salvarani

BABIDIBU Edition

ISBN: 978-84-18911-68-2

TARGET: 6-12 years old

PAGES: 34 illustrated

SPANISH language

cover Quiero

14,21 €

Keeping Christmas

Description

Most of us associate Christmas with a time when we take a break from work and feel joyful with our families and friends. But there is a better thing than observing Christmas, and that is keeping Christmas.

TAGS: connection, love, friendship, solidarity, feelings.

Author Henry Van Dyke

Illustrations Melissa Salvarani

Landoftales Edition

cover Keeping

Christmas

TARGET: 6 - 12 years old

PAGES: 10 illustrated

ENGLISH language

Forgotten Toys

Description

Lady Bella is still a beautiful doll, but she now stands abandoned in the nursery, stacked away on a shelf together with Jack-in-the-Box and Teddy Bear. It is Christmas Eve, and the forgotten toys worry about what will happen to them when the new toys arrive the following morning.

TAGS: old toys, emotions, recycle, renovate, magic, Santa Claus

Author Edric Vredenburg

Illustrations by Melissa Salvarani

Landoftales Edition

TARGET: 6 - 12 years old

PAGES: 11 illustrated

ENGLISH language

Christmas

cover Toys

THUMBELINA

Hans Christian Andersen

Description

This fairy tale was one of the first written by Andersen and was first published in 1835. The story begins with a woman, a flower lover, who one day receives an unexpected surprise: a little girl emerges from a bud. She is named Thumbelina due to her tiny size. One night, however, the little girl will be kidnapped by a toad and from that moment Thumbelina will live many adventures in the woods, with many animals. 

TAGS: little girl, flowers, animals, woods, fairies, freedom​.

Author Hans Christian Andersen

Illustrations by Melissa Salvarani

Landoftales Edition

TARGET: 5-8 years old

PAGES: 26 illustrated

ENGLISH language

cover Thumbelina

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Hans Christian Andersen

Description

A classic Andersen fairy tale. The story begins with
a little boy who receives a set of 25 tin soldiers for his birthday, but the last soldier is missing a leg because there wasn't enough tin to complete it! Standing on one leg, the soldier falls in love with a toy dancer and from here begins a long night of incredible adventures.

TAGS: animated toys, metal, paper, fire, adventure, tenacity, strength, love

Author Hans Christian Andersen

Illustrations by Melissa Salvarani

Landoftales Edition

cover Soldier

TARGET: 6-10 years old

PAGES: 14 illustrated

ENGLISH language

ZEPHIR a wind story

George Sand

Description

A frightening wind begins to disobey his father's wishes to keep the Earth a barren space as he tries to save a beautiful rose from destruction ... it will be the Spirit of Life who saves Nature. A fantasy and engaging tale about the elements.

TAGS: wind, sky and earth, nature, spirit of life, light, elements.

Author George Sand

Illustrations by Melissa Salvarani

Landoftales Edition

TARGET:  6 - 12 years old

PAGES: 19 illustrated

ENGLISH language

cover Zephir

AMAZING HANDS

Description

A simple guide that teaches what our hands do and how they help us in our daily life. With bright, child-friendly illustrations, the reader learns how vital hand hygiene is and how to reduce the risk of spreading germs and infections. This is a highly topical book designed to illuminate knowledge without generating fear or anxiety within the current social context.

TAGS: hygiene, play, friendship, bacteria

Written and illustrated by Melissa Salvarani

EC Press Edition

TARGET:  2 - 6 years old

PAGES: 38 illustrated

ENGLISH language

cover Hands

13,99 $

MANI FANTASTICHE

Description

Una semplice guida che insegna cosa fanno le nostre mani e come ci aiutano nella nostra vita quotidiana. Con illustrazioni luminose e a misura di bambino, il lettore impara quanto sia vitale l'igiene delle mani e come ridurre il rischio di diffusione di germi e infezioni. Questo è un libro di grande attualità progettato per illuminare la conoscenza senza generare paura o ansia all'interno dell'attuale contesto sociale.

TAGS: igiene, gioco, amicizia, batteri

Scritto e illustrato da Melissa Salvarani

EC Press Edition

TARGET: 2 - 6 anni

PAGINE: 38 illustrate

ITALIAN language

cover Mani

12,99 €

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Seed Balls

Description

This beautifully illustrated book introduces children to the concept of seed dispersal. Readers will discover the possibility of new life in the fruits and vegetables they eat every day. Children will be encouraged to experiment and participate in seed dispersal themselves. A simple recipe for making homemade seed balls is explained, and a glossary of terms is included in the final section of the book, as well as a map with the origins of some of the world's fruits and vegetables.

TAGS: life cycle, plants, dispersion, sustainability, receptivity, education, play, recycle.

Story and illustrations by Melissa Salvarani

Author Elizabeth Mary Cummings

EC Press Edition - ISBN: 978-0994339270

TARGET:  4 - 8 years old

PAGES: 38 illustrated

ENGLISH language

cover Balls

20,35 $

Ocean Devotion

Winner of the GREEN LIVING Award organized by Story Monster (USA)

Description

A nonfiction narrative about the plastic island in Hawaii told through the eyes of children. This wordless board book is designed to delight young children with its adorable characters whose love of nature inspires them to take action and save the ocean from pollution.

This book won the ''Green Living 2019'' Award from the literary magazine Story Monster LLC in Arizona, USA.

TAGS: ocean, plastic, environment, respect, clean sea, recycle, ecology.​                                                                  

cover Ocean

Paperback

TARGET: 5-8 years old

PAGES: 36 illustrated

16,99 $

cover Ocean 2

Wordless board book

TARGET: 5-8 years old

PAGES: 18 illustrated

10,99 $

Story and illustrations by Melissa Salvarani - Author Elizabeth Mary Cummings

EC Press Edition - ISBN: 9780648406457

ENGLISH language

The Very Bad Thing

A Story of Recovery from Trauma

Description

The story of recovery from a traumatic event. The Very Bad Thing happened on a bright sunny day. In this picture book, with the sea as a metaphor, a young boy navigates through a terrible storm as he deals with this trauma. Feeling alone and cut off from everyone he keeps going trying to get through. He can see there is a place of safety where the Very Bad Thing can not touch him but he struggles to go on and he can’t go back. He finds the strength to call for Help and Help appears, steady and strong, providing the support he needs to face the trauma and move to a life of safety and peace beyond it.

TAGS: fear, darkness, trauma, loneliness, emotions, resilience, asking for help, strength, solidarity, light, trust, psychology.

Author Elizabeth Mary Cummings

Illustrations by Melissa Salvarani

EC Press Edition

ISBN: 978-0648853145

cover Thing

16,99 $

TARGET: 6-10 years old

PAGES: 38 illustrated

ENGLISH language

Descriptions

This is a trilogy of books with independent stories but united by the relationship of a daughter with her architect father. Three important architects of ancient history, commissioned to build epic monuments: the lighthouse of Alexandria, the Temple of the Inca Sun and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Stories in which the precious ideas of little girls will help the great works of their fathers. Adventurous stories lived against the backdrop of three incredible civilizations of the past.

TAGS: female role, knowledge, construction, ideas, ancient world, architect, culture, tenacity, thought, nature.

Author Julie Anderson

Illustrations by Melissa Salvarani

Dixi Books Edition

TARGET: 6-10 years old

PAGES: 38 illustrated

ENGLISH language

The Lighthouse
of Alexandria

cover Alexandria

6,99 £ 

Acila and Holy Puma
save the Temple

cover Puma

6,99 £ 

Hanging Gardens
of Babylon

cover Babylon

6,99 £