martedì 18 dicembre 2012


Bilingual books about far-countries tales, to let children know about foreign worlds and different cultures, together with the respect for their own culture.
This unique format allows the story to be enjoyed in two ways.
It can be read as a real picture book, where the story is presented in two different languages, but it can be enjoyed as one 138 cm long picture which tells the whole story.
Inside, there are also two pages full of information and interesting facts about the country in question.

He who makes it can wait. A story from Morocco - Illustrations: Octavia Monaco

Gurnatalla and the giant with no name. A story from Iraqui Kurdistan - Illustrations: Mara Cerri

The fox's tail. A story from Albania - Illustrations: Valeria Petrone

The pony and the river. A story from China - Illustrations: Sophie Fatus

Marzuk's soup-pot. A story from Egypt - Illustrations: Chiara Carrer

Texts and series edited by Graziella Favaro

Paperboard bound volumes – concertina folded • 24 pages • In 11,5 x 23 cm format

Open size 138 x 23 cm • Age: from 3 years upwards • Patented format • 22 titles

Series: Stories without boundaries

22 titles - 20 different languages
Albanian Chinese Dari Romany Tagalog Wolof Spanish  Arabic  Singhalese  Khmer  Albanian French Tamil  English Romanian Creole  Kurdish  Swahili Serbian  Italian

20 Countries
Albania Algeria  Afganistan  Cambodia  China Egypt  Haiti  India Italy  Kenya  Iraqui kurdistan  Morocco  Philippines Perù Romania  Rom Story  Senegal  Serbia  Sierra Leone  Sri Lanka

National Environment Award 1999

Andersen Prize 2003
Best distributed series “For the elegance, originality and precision of an editorial project dedicated to the themes of inter-culturalism. For the high and convincing quality of the illustrations. For the pleasure of the short narrated stories.”

National Environment Award 2005
Special prize for the best graphics-text-volume coherence for the volume The little fellow and the ferocious giant.

Città di Bella Award 2007
Special mention for the particular literary and artistic validity of the volume The Lion and the Hare.

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