Written and illustrated by: Lizardo Carvajal
The watermelon salesman will soon be a father. One morning he reads in the paper that a Japanese farmer invented a way to make square watermelons. But why turn watermelons into buckets?
Narrated in a thoughtful tone and with humorous images, this book invites us to look critically at our society. An entertaining and moving story that proposes a less gridded, more curved reality. A book that defies power and questions the established social model. A necessary reading for kids and adults who want to change the world!
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- Title: The watermelon salesman
- Isbn: 978-958-59243-0-7
- Languages: Spanish
- Gender: Youth literature
- Edition: 1st edition
- Year of publication: 2015
- Pages: 72
- Number of illustrations: 32
- Finish: Soft cover
- Dimensions: 11 x 20cm.
- Approximate weight: 108G
What Parents and Teachers Need to Know
- For the great readers (from 12 years).
- Assisted reading from 9 years old.
- It enables reflection on the participation of each individual the construction of our social system.
- It allows critical reflection on the practices, concepts and ideologies that govern our world.
- Invite us to create our own ideas and criteria about the world.
- Illustrations rich in symbolism.
- Beautiful original music (interactive digital book audio).
- A story to read between the lines, which believes in the symbol as the meaning-generating force in literature.
- In the digital interactive book you can: the page with a drag movement, change the narration to three different languages, narrate it yourself with the background music and combine the language to 8 different languages.