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Il filo invisibile che ci unisce

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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

TARGET: 6 - 12 years old

PAGES: 34 illustrated

ITALIAN language

14,00 €

9,99 €

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Quiero ser yo ¡para siempre!

Marta Eljo Gonzales

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

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14,21 €

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

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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

TARGET: 6-10 years old

PAGES: 14 illustrated

ENGLISH language

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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

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Mossy the Manatee

Description

Mossy, a Florida manatee who is unusually more green than gray, only has one wish-to feel the snow in Cape Cod. But because manatees can’t stand such cold weather, Mossy must do the impossible and find a way to make the journey. With the help of his mom and dear friend, Mossy learns that when he embraces what makes him unique, even his wildest dreams can come true!

TAGS: dreams, friendship, courage, self-belief, sea

Author Nikolina Tomljenovic

illustrations by Melissa Salvarani

Amazon KDP

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TARGET:  5 - 8 years old

PAGES: 32 illustrated

ENGLISH language

10,33 $

Nikolina Tomljenovic

The Little
Florentine Scribe

Edmondo De Amicis

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ENGLISH language

Landoftales Edition

From the Apennines
to the Andes

Edmondo De Amicis

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ENGLISH language

Landoftales Edition

The Little Vidette
of Lombardy

Edmondo De Amicis

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ENGLISH language

Landoftales Edition

Heavenly
Christmas Tree

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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ENGLISH language

Landoftales Edition

The Silver Skates

Mary Mapes Dodge

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ENGLISH language

Landoftales Edition

The Nutcracker and
Mouse King

E.T.A. Hoffmann

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ENGLISH language

Landoftales Edition

VANKA

Anton Chekov

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ENGLISH language

Landoftales Edition

A Gift of the Magi

O' Henry

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ENGLISH language

Landoftales Edition

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A leaf in the storm

Ouida

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ENGLISH language

Landoftales Edition

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The Last Lesson

Alphonse Daudet

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ENGLISH language

Landoftales Edition

The Necklace

Guy De Maupassant

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ENGLISH language

Landoftales Edition

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Keeping Christmas

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

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TARGET: 6 - 12 years old

PAGES: 10 illustrated

ENGLISH language

Forgotten Toys

Christmas

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

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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.​                                                                  

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Paperback

TARGET: 5-8 years old

PAGES: 36 illustrated

16,99 $

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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

Ocean Devotion

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

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

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13,99 $

TARGET:  2 - 6 years old

PAGES: 38 illustrated

ENGLISH language

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

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12,99 €

TARGET: 2 - 6 anni

PAGINE: 38 illustrate

ITALIAN language

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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

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16,99 $

TARGET: 6-10 years old

PAGES: 38 illustrated

ENGLISH language

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

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20,35 $

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

Acila and Holy Puma
save the Temple

Hanging Gardens
of Babylon

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6,99 £ 

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6,99 £ 

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6,99 £