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Los Despistes del Abuelo Pedro [Spanish]

By Marta Zafrilla, Miguel Angel Diez (Illustrated by)

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Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: Spain, 06 September 2012
Language: Spanish
Grandpa Monty is a bit confused: he puts the chicken in the washing machine, he gets towels mixed up with napkins and gloves with socks, and he s always forgetting his grandson s name. Luckily, his grandson loves him very much and is willing to risk getting into a little trouble to try to help him remember. Discussing Alzheimer s and dementia, this charming story will help both children and parents cope with tough changes in a family. Offering up humor and the potent power of a smile, the book reminds readers of any age that when someone in the family is having trouble remembering things, the most valuable lesson is to not forget the importance of loving him. El abuelo Pedro esta un poco confundido: pone el pollo en la lavadora, confunde las toallas con las servilletas y los guantes con las medias y a cada rato se le olvida el nombre de su nieto. Afortunadamente, su nieto lo ama mucho y esta dispuesto a arriesgarse a meterse en problemas para ayudarlo a recordar. Discutiendo los temas del Alzheimer y la demencia, esta encantadora historia ayudara tanto a ninos como a sus padres a lidiar con cambios dificiles dentro de la familia. Ofreciendo humor y el poder de una sonrisa, el libro le recuerda a los lectores de todas las edades que cuando alguien en la familia esta teniendo dificultades recordandose de algo, la leccion mas valiosa es no olvidar la importancia de amarlo."

About the Author

Marta Zafrilla is a teacher and an award-winning author and poet. She has published several collections of poetry in Spain and been included in multiple anthologies. Her poems and book reviews have appeared in cultural publications and she has held various jobs with advertising agencies and publishers.The award-winning illustrator Miguel Angel Diez was born in Aspe, Alicante, Spain in 1973. He defines himself as a self-taught illustrator and his first works appeared published in 2007Marta Zafrilla es profesora y autora y poeta galardonada. Ha publicado varias colecciones de poesia en Espana y ha sido incluida en varias antologias. Sus poemas y resenas de libros han aparecido en publicaciones culturales y ha ocupado varios puestos de trabajo con agencias de publicidad y editores.El galardonado ilustrador Miguel Angel Diez nacio en Aspe, Alicante, en 1973. Se define como un ilustrador autodidacta y sus primeros trabajos aparecieron publicados en 2007.

Reviews

"This well-intentioned effort will surely comfort children coping with similar situations and may lead to further discussions on how children can help when someone is unwell." --"Kirkus Reviews" (September 2012), on the English-language edition

EAN: 9788415241096
ISBN: 8415241097
Publisher: Cuento de Luz SL
Dimensions: 22.1 x 26.42 x 0.76 centimeters (0.39 kg)
Age Range: 5-9 years
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