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Story of a Cockroach

Mini-Animalist

By Carmen Gil, Sonja Wimmer (Illustrated by)

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Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Other Information: colour illustrations
Published In: Spain, 01 April 2012
Anastasia, formerly a princess thanks to the fairy Brunilda's magic wand, is now an everyday cockroach with a big heart, determined to do good. She dreams of becoming a famous, important figure like her distant relatives, the Egyptian scarab beetles, who are treated like royalty. After some exciting adventures in her new incarnation--including saving the lives of an entire human family--Anastasia realizes it's not so bad being an ordinary cockroach after all. Will Brunilda reward Anastasia for her generous deeds? This humorous tale of self-acceptance and unity is sure to have children seeing cockroaches in a new light.
EAN: 9788415241225
ISBN: 8415241224
Publisher: Cuento de Luz SL
Dimensions: 23.11 x 23.11 x 0.76 centimeters (0.28 kg)
Age Range: 5-9 years

About the Author

Carmen Gil is an award-winning author of more then 80 books. She lives and works in Spain, and been incuded in the White Raven list in 2009.After several years studying and working as a designer in her hometown Munich and Brussels, Sonja Wimmer decided to devote herself to illustration and traveled to Barcelona to continue her artistic training at the Llotja School of Design Art. Since then, she lives between brushes and stories, working as an illustrator and freelance for publishers and other customers worldwide. She has received many awards for her work in the United states, most notably Gold Medal for Best Illustrator for The Word Collector.

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