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"Bajo las olas" (Sota les onades) chosen by the New York Public Library as one of the year's best children's books

Literature.  29/02/2020

The book, written by Meritxell Martí with illustrations by Xavier Salomó Fisa, was noted for its "beautiful illustrations showing submarine adventures where one finds freedom without limits."

Sota les onades (also available in Spanish: Bajo las olas)

by Meritxell Martí with illustrations by Xavier Salomó Fisa

In the supposed simplicity of an underwater encounter, in each character there emerges a personal conflict. Shame, fear, rejection...there is only one way to resolve it: go to the depths of the water, find the hidden treasures, open your eyes and look closely. Maybe this way we will discover what we are really capable of, how astounding life can be, and what is truly important.

An intimate, moving story that hides lessons within and encourages children and adult to confront their interior conflicts with love and confidence.

"A beach, two children, and a journey"


Sota les onades available from Flamboyant

New York Public Library: Los mejores libros para pequeños 2019

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