El equilibrista

De Mercè GalÃ

a humor book: with very few elements, situations are created that lead to laughing and to take the bad times with humor.

Circus: so that the little ones get to know the circus characters and relate to a tradition that has been going on for years.

To work in group: Ideal for working on issues such as mistakes, forgiveness and teamwork.

vocabulary: to learn new words from the circus world such as tightrope walker, tightrope.

Activities: an introduction to the different jobs adults do.

This book tells the story of a somewhat clumsy tightrope walker who dunks all his circus companions. What will happen when the tightrope walker steps off the tightrope? A book full of humor and lightness to face problems. The highly expressive illustrations with simple lines by Mercè Galí give it a fresh and modern air.

Selected among the Recommended of the Cuatro Gatos Foundation, 2023.⁠


Recommended for 2 to 8 years
Design: rounded edges
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 21 21 cm x
Pages: 36
Vintage: 2022
ISBN: 978-956-364-283-4
Book printed on FSC Mixed paper



Mercè Galàis a Illustrator from Barcelona. She grew up surrounded by books in her parents' bookstore in the Gràcia neighborhood. He studied illustration at the "Llotja" art school and Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona with the specialty of engraving. He is mainly dedicated to illustration for children and young people and has published in Spanish publishers and other countries (Chile, Belgium, Germany, Korea, France, Italy, China) Occasionally he combines illustration with teaching, giving creative workshops on art and engraving for children and adults, at the Manolo Hugué art school. Selected with the book My first Haikus inside the best toddlers Books at the Bologna fair 2019. Finalist in the SILENT BOOK CONTEST in Bologna, with the project The Petit Indi 2019.