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By Pedro Marangoni, Jonathan M. Nazario Tipacti. 2018
El cuento infantil El Rey Gordo Barrigudo con personajes vegetales y recreados en la mesa de la cocina con hortalizas… a las que se le han dado vida propia a través de simples trazos, llenará el mundo mágico de los niños con dichos personajes al hacer que lo divertido sea parte de su día a día, y al mismo tiempo hacer del alimento más saludable y entretenido, mientras se aumenta la autoestima de los más gorditos. Un cuento para ayudar a los padres en la difícil tarea de hacer que las legumbres, frutas y verduras sean más atractivas para los pequeños de la Era del Computador. Esta obra es ideal además para el teatro escolar.
By Dan Asfar. 2002
From the Book Jacket: The rich history of Pennsylvania is filled with the unexplained: frightening specters, mysterious apparitions and haunted… buildings. Join Dan Asfar as he recounts the Keystone State's most intriguing ghost stories: phantoms materialize and eerie lights flash at historic Gettysburg, America's most famous-and haunted-battlefield in a fountain at the notorious Baleroy Mansion in Philadelphia, a young boy sees a skull in place of his own reflection-a strange premonition of his sudden death a month later every New Year's Day, the spirit of colonial war hero Anthony Wayne wanders Route 322, still frustrated that his earthly remains were buried in separate graves a three-year-old girl takes a fatal fall while her father paints her portrait, causing it to be inexplicably possessed by her forlorn spirit while painting a mural on the walls of a Millvale church, renowned painter Maxo Vanka is visited by the terrifying specter of a long-dead priest two mysterious suicides cause a spike in paranormal activity in Tamaqua's haunted Elks Club under the influence of an otherworldly force, a backwoods recluse kills a man, initiating a bizarre chain of events on Hawk Mountain deceased convicts, driven to insanity by abuse, return to haunt the Eastern State Penitentiary, the first prison where solitary confinement was used plaintive choral strains waft over Loyalsock Creek near Williamsport-lasting reminder of a young woman's death. With strange and often terrifying consequences, Pennsylvania ghosts appeal in Pittsburgh, Radnor, Newtown, Lancaster, Hollidaysburg, Bedford, Altoona New Hope, London Britain Township and more.
By E. T. Hoffman. 2018
On Christmas Eve, seven-year-old Marie and her eight-year-old brother Fritz anxiously await their Christmas gifts. When their godfather—a clock builder… and toymaker—arrives, he unveils an ornate clockwork castle adorned with whirling figurines for the children. While Fritz plays with the clock, Marie is taken aside and given another gift—a nutcracker. After Fritz grabs the nutcracker from Marie and breaks its jaw by cracking too many nuts, their playtime ends and they head off to bed. When the clock strikes twelve, magic makes its way into this enduring tale and an epic battle ensues. This timeless classic, featuring all-new full-color and black-and-white illustrations by artist Arkady Roytman and abridged text by Gina Gold, is the perfect story to get anyone in the holiday spirit!
By Pedro Marangoni. 2018
The Fat Chubby King is a short children’s story where vegetables are the main characters and the kitchen table is… the stage. It enthrals children, taking them into a magic world of simple lines where vegetables have their own personality and playfully become part of their day to day routine, thus encouraging healthy and fun feeding habits, as well as promoting the self-esteem of those already a little plumper and cuddlier. It is a story to help parents with the difficult task of making fruits and vegetables more attractive to our computer generation little ones. With its simple rhyming, it is also suitable as a short school play.