El niño y la ballena

De Marcela Recabarren
Illustrated by Bernadette Ojeda

Lasix, a Yámana boy, lived with his family in the canals of southern Chile. One day a huge whale appeared and everyone was enthusiastic about going out to hunt it, but they couldn't. So Lasix decided to catch her on her own. Tale based on a Yámana legend.

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Recommended for 5 to 8 years
Binding: Softcover
Size: 21,5 x 23,5 cm
Pages: 32
Vintage: 2005
ISBN: 978-956-8209-28-5


The book is very cute, the story is very entertaining and manages to illustrate the characteristics of the Yámana very clearly for children. We really love the entire collection of legends. 

María Alejandra Carmi, Amanuta customer.


Marcela Recabarren He studied journalism at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She worked for the magazine Paula and is the author of La Niña de la Calavera, El Condor y la Pastora, La Música de las Montaña, El Niño y la Ballena, all from Editorial Amanuta.

Bernadette Ojeda he studied design at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She is the creator and director of the animated series Clarita, Helados, Chanchiperr and Hostal Morrison. As an illustrator she has carried out several educational projects and La Cenicienta, by Editorial Amanuta, among others.