Gabriela, la poeta viajera

De Alexandra Toro
Illustrated by Isabel Leaves

Lucila was a girl different from all the others. He read a lot and liked to write. She worked as a school teacher, wrote essays and poems under the pseudonym Gabriela Mistral. He traveled the world and years later received the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Winner of the Marta Brunet Prize, 2008.

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Recommended for 8 to 12 years
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 23,5 21,5 cm x
Pages: 40
Vintage: 2007
ISBN: 978-956-8209-34-6


Lucila was a different girl from the other girls who grew up in her village. She read a lot and liked to write. When she grew up she worked as a school teacher and wrote essays under the name Gabriela Mistral. He traveled a lot and lived in Brazil, Mexico and the United States. Gabriela, the traveling poet tells the children about the daily life of the growing up poet. The watercolor illustrations by Isabel Hoja vividly portray young Lucila as she grows up and becomes a poet. In its expressive style and inspired by the poems of Gabriela Mistral, using soft colors and agile motifs full of color, feeling and movement.

IBBY Honor Roll 2010.


Alexandra Toro She studied journalism and a Bachelor of Aesthetics at the Universidad Católica de Chile. He is a documentary filmmaker: he directs and conducts reportage and documentary programs. She is the author of the book Gabriela, the traveling poet, by Editorial Amanuta, a book with which she won the Marta Brunet 2008 award.
Isabel Leaves He studied Art at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and is dedicated to illustration. He collaborates in various magazines and periodicals, but it is in the field of children's and young people's literature where most of his work is developed. He has illustrated several titles for Editorial Amanuta, such as Flavors of America and Gabriela, the traveling poet who won the Marta Brunet 2008 award and was selected on the IBBY 2010 Honor List.