There was a woman

Written by: Vera Carvajal and illustrated by: Lizardo Carvajal

A journey through different times and geographies of humanity, with the hand of intense, powerful, entirely beautiful women, able to upset pain in hope; to resist and transform; to change paradigms of being, of knowledge, of work. Twenty-two stories inspired by reality and illustrated with mamushkas as symbols of life that springs from femininity and its strength. A perfect book to give to a woman you admire.

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Sheet

  • Title:There was a woman
  • Isbn:978-958-52681-9-7
  • Languages: Spanish
  • Gender:Narrative
  • Edition: 4edition
  • Year of publication: 2014
  • Pages: 128
  • Number of illustrations: 48
  • Finish: Soft cover
  • Dimensions:14 x 19 cm.
  • Approximate weight: 100G.

What Parents and Teachers Need to Know

Recommended Age

  • For large readers (from 13 years old).
  • Assisted reading from 9 years old.

Teaching possibilities

  • Approach to the political, geographical and social universe of women in the world.
  • It allows reflection on the sentimental education of human beings.
  • Enables discussion and discussion of gender roles.
  • It facilitates a semiotic/symbolic approach to illustrations that are a fundamental part of the book to build meaning.

Artistic Elements

  • Generous illustrations in symbols.
  • A complex prose with emotional narratives that care about the good and beautiful use of literary language.

Interactivity

  • Invitation to write and illustrate your own stories of women you admire.
  • Invitation to publish the created stories and be part of a virtual community.