Niños de América

De Francisca Palacios
Illustrated by Carmen Cardemil

Carmen, Marcelino, Lupita, Martín and many others are the children who live in different countries of America. Through verses and illustrations they reach out to us and invite us to join in the round of their experiences, dreams and desires.

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Recommended for 5 to 8 years
Binding: Softcover
Size: 28 21,5 cm x
Pages: 48
Vintage: 2009
ISBN: 978-956-8209-50-6


Francisca Palacios He was born in Santiago de Chile in 1973. He studied Literature and Aesthetics at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. In Editorial Amanuta he has two published titles: animal lettering y Children of America, both written in verse, a way of writing that has opened an extensive world of exploration and creation to the author. 

Carmen Cardemil, Chilean illustrator and painter. He has collaborated with the main publishing houses in Chile and Mexico, with which he has produced nearly one hundred illustrated publications for children and adults. Among his illustrated books with Amanuta are The Sleeping Beauty of the Forest, Animals, Chilean tales, Children of America, among many others.


Videos: Children of America
Through verses, music and illustrations, different girls and boys from America present their countries to us, thus learning about their customs, experiences and desires.
This is the first of three parts that make up the proposal that is added to the series Video stories with Sense of the Museum of Memory; where Colombia, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Brazil, Ecuador, Chile, Cuba, Peru and Venezuela are presented.

The production is based on the story: "Niños de América" ​​by Francisca Palacios, which includes beautiful illustrations by Carmen Cardemil and belongs to Editorial Amanuta.

The project is a joint effort between the Santiago Library, Editorial Amanuta and the musician Manuel Machuca.