De Patricia Fernandez Biebarach
Illustrated by Alexandra Acosta

This book seeks to open a dialogue between adults and children in an empathic way, thus improving relationships. It seeks to help to talk about how to be empathetic, about how to express to another what we feel, what we think, and share personal experiences. The book is organized around illustrations that represent diverse situations, typical of childhood in any part of the world and in all cultures. They represent basic emotions and feelings of the human being and, especially, those that affect children.

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Recommended for 5 to 8 years
Design: Special binding with rings, rounded ends and elastic, and cut inner pages creating an interactive book
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 25 21 cm x
Pages: 42
Vintage: 2017
ISBN: 978-956-364-047-2


Empathy is defined as the ability to put yourself in the place of the other, managing your own emotions and impulses to send a message of understanding and recognition. It is one of the main components of emotional intelligence and plays a central role in social adaptation. It is important to bear in mind that the infant mind, and later the adult mind, emerge from brain activity whose structure and function are directly shaped by interpersonal experiences. An empathetic home environment will provide a strong emotional foundation for adult life and make us more resilient to frustrations and losses. The images and comments that appear in "Empathy" will allow children and adults to better understand the empathic dynamics and, above all, to put it into practice using this book as a learning tool.

Patricia Fernandez Bieberach.


Patricia Fernandez Bieberach, Chilean, is an author and child-adolescent psychologist. He has published several articles about the emotional well-being of children and adolescents, in addition to maintaining his psychotherapy consultation in Santiago de Chile. She is the author of several children's books and a collaborator in our blog.

Alexandra Acosta She is an author and illustrator of books and works as a professor of Graphic Representation at the University of Development and Management and Production of Illustrated Publications, in the Diploma in Illustration at the Pontifical Catholic University. He has illustrated for various publications and has published two books of his own. She was selected on the 2016 IBBY Honor List with her book Pajarario. He won the IBBY Chile Colibrí Medal for Illustration in 2012, 2013 and 2015.


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