El Secreto de Las Hormigas - the Ants' Secret
Medalla de Plata en los Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards de 2019. Un libro mágico y educativo, impreso en papel de piedra, sobre la importancia de mostrar amor y respeto por los animales.
El día comenzó con un tremendo caos. La hormiga jefa, que se encontraba en la zona mas profunda del hormiguero, fue avisada del inminente peligro. En la superficie, Clara y Javier, los hermanos López, se divertían introduciendo palos y las atacaban de nuevo. Cientos de hormigas obreras, junto con las hormigas soldado, corrían por los túneles para proteger el almacén y a su Reina, que estaba ocupada poniendo huevos. ¿Sabrán estos pequeños y fascinantes insectos defender su territorio y conseguir que los niños los respeten?
El secreto de las hormigas es una historia sobre la importancia de respetar a los animales y la naturaleza, que aporta una visión magnífica de la vida de las hormigas.
The day began in absolute chaos. General Ant had received a message about the imminent danger. On the surface, Chloe and Jack were having fun poking sticks into the anthill, attacking the colony once again. anthill. The General sends an order to soldier ants by sending a special aroma signal that wafted through the many tunnels and caves in the colony. Hundreds of worker ants, together with the soldier ants, rushed through the tunnels to protect the storeroom and their Queen, who was laying eggs. Will these tiny, fascinating insects be able to defend their anthill, and teach the children to respect them?
The Ants' Secret is a story about the importance of respecting animals and nature, and an insight into the lives of ants.
By Baltasar Magro & Dani Padrón
Hardcover: 28 pages
Ages: 4-8 years
8.27 x 0.4 x 10.24 inches
About the Author
Baltasar Magro Santana (Toledo, Spain, 1949) is an acclaimed writer and journalist. He studied Philosophy and Literature at the Autonomous University of Madrid and, years after, studied Journalism. For more than thirty years he has worked in different television programs as a scriptwriter of cultural, documentary and entertainment programs. In 2019 the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Toledo awarded him the Literature Prize and he was nominated for the Emmy Awards for TV in the United States for a report on the 1981 Spanish coup d'état attempt.
The award-winning illustrator Dani Padrón was born in Ourense, Spain, an architect by training. He started his career as an illustrator in 2011, after winning the Pura e Dora Vézquez Award for the illustrations of his first book. Since then, he has published several picture books. In 2016 he was awarded Gold Medal at the International Latino Book Awards with the book The Little Golden Key, published by Cuento de Luz.
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