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By Elisenda Roca, Illustrated by Cristina Losantos


Primeros lectores


48 Pages, 5.75 x 7.5

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $8.95 (US $8.95) (CA $11.95)

Publication Date: March 2018

ISBN 9788483435069

Rights: US & CA

Editorial Casals (Mar 2018)

Price: $8.95


Adela, Alejandro, and Tamirat are very good friends who even celebrate their birthdays together. But everything changes the day Alejandro receives an unexpected present: a cell phone! His two friends watch as he grows increasingly glued to his phone, and realize he's not the only kid with that problem. On/off is a story to help kids learn to disconnect.Un cuento para aprender a desconectar. Adela, Alejandro y Tamirat son muy buenos amigos. Hasta celebran juntos los cumpleaños porque los tienen muy seguidos. Pero todo cambia el día que a Alejandro le hacen un regalo inesperado: ¡un móvil! Sus dos amigos del alma ven cómo Alejandro se transforma y ya no es el que era: se le ve como hipnotizado y está siempre pendiente del móvil. ¡Y lo peor de todo es que se dan cuenta de que hay más niños como él!

Author Biography

Elisenda Roca is an award-winning Spanish radio and television journalist who has served as the doyenne of the Association of Journalists of Catalonia. She is the author of several books for parents and parents-to-be. Cristina Losantos is an illustrator who regularly contributes to newspapers and children's magazines. They previously collaborated on the children's books ¡Fuera pesadillas!, ¡Hola! ¡Gracias! ¡Adiós!, and ¡No somos los 3 cerditos!