The ingenious mechanisms of Jerónimo della Testa

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Written and illustrated by: Lizardo Carvajal

Jerónimo della Testa wants to invent the most ingenious machine in the world. With the wood of the forest he creates complex devices, but none seems to make him happy. Will you find the perfect mechanism? Delve into this delirious poetic tale, overflowing with imagination that will take you to know a wonderful collection of automata and the life of its tireless inventor.

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Data sheet

  • Title: The ingenious mechanisms of Jerónimo Della Testa
  • ISBN: 978-959-52681-1-1
  • Languages: Spanish
  • Gender: Children's and young people's literature
  • Edition: 1st edition
  • Year of publication: 2020
  • Pages: 48
  • Finish:Rustic.
  • Dimensions:22 x 22.
  • Approximate weight: 300g

What parents and teachers need to know

Recommended age

  • For readers on the go (from 7 years old).
  • Assisted reading from 5 years old.

Didactic possibilities

  • Lets explore the wonderful world of automaton mechanisms.
  • It provides an important reflection on the care of nature and human responsibility towards the environment.
  • It presents a text written in consonant cross rhyme with a great richness of language.
  • Issue an important invitation: sow our own seeds.

Artistic Elements

  • Illustrations in digital watercolor made so that the mechanisms are functional.
  • Articulate images, stories and sound providing a complete sensory experience with the MekanoTron® App.


  • You can animate each of the pages of the book with the MekanoTron® application. (We are still developing it)
  • Download the application and put the machines to work through Augmented Reality.