Synopsis: Bilingual tale from the serie "Read, learn and play in English" /" Lee, aprende y juega en español" (there are two previous autopublished books). A princess is expelled from her castle by a dragon who wants everything for him. Looking for her father, she will find out the environmental problems her kingdom is involved and the consequences those imply. With the help of a magic present and her own bravery, she will solve the problems of her kingdom and will discover that teaching by acting as an example is the best weapon against pollution, since damaging the planet is damaging ourselves.
Under the brand "La estanteria de Cris" borns this collection of bilingual books English-Spanish which have their origin in the theater. The texts of these tales were created as a script for storytellers that years later and after having place in many stages for children audience is adaptated for narrative. The idea was to get with their messages and fun to all kind of children.
The physical books present double cover and confronted pages. The two previous books were made in soft cover while this last will be made in hard cover. They include games and didactic activities.
They can be enjoyed at home or as a didactic resource for Spanish language, English or Values.
They help to encourage reading, improving creativity and cognitive development. They can serve to work grammar, reading comprehension and writing.
They can be used as a theater play working speaking and listening in a fun way for the children.
In 2019 the first bilingual book is published under the name "Amigos en el bosque"/ "Friends in the forest" trying to be a funny tool for teachers, parents and children by learning values and languages.
Synopsis: Willy is a hedgehog who lives in a forest. Some day, he meets a mouse called Bob, who travels around the world. Bob will teach Willy how to be a good explorer meanwhile friendship is raising.
Values: Friendship, multiculturality, integration.
In this line is created in 2020 "¡Fuera de aquí monstruos!" /"Go away monsters" which deals with bullying as an increasing problem in schools.
Synopsis: Sarah loves going to school until Halloween's disguised children appear in her school annoying everyone. Sarah stops eating, sleeping and does not want to go to school anymore. Among teachers, parents and pupils bullying situations will be stopped.
Friends in the forest and Go away monsters! audiobook
In 2020 borns this product as a complement of the previous books. Whic benefits do audiobooks have? Children can be gratefully benefited using audiobooks in their daily routines given that they provide an easy way of training listening skill as well as helping to understand the information they are reading. Children are like sponges absorving new knowledge every time, therefore, listening audiobooks about different topics can help to develop their minds, improving their reading comprehension, imagination, creativity, etc. Besides, using audiobooks with physical books will contribute reading learning, grammar, puntuation, intonation and acquiring the reading habit.
On the other hand, tutors and parents can also be benefited since they do not need to do the effort of reading every time their children want to read a book.
About the prizes
There will be a variety of prizes: the book in hard cover of 22x20cm in stucco paper, bookmark of the book and your name in the acknowledgments will be present in every prize.
Moreover, you will be able of acquiring the previous books of the collection with their corresponding bookmarks and the audiobook.
There will be other products as magnets, stickers, posters, pictures for colouring, textile bags, puzzles and an activity book for teachers.
Every prize includes shipment expenses for Spain. For international shipment there will be additional prizes (one for european countries and other one for the rest of the countries). There will be a certificated shipment option as well.
Who are we
The author of this book and the bilingual collection is Cristina Rodríguez. She loves books, tales and children. She is an actress, animator and English teacher.
Cristina Rodríguez is graduated in Performance Arts since 2009 by the ESAD of Murcia.
She is working for more than six years performing bilingual storytellings and giving English and theater classes for children between three and sixteen years old. She is working in children's theater for ten years. Furthermore, she worked as a children tales speaker in Edinburgh and is working with kids since she was very young.
She has lived in Scotland, EEUU and Sweden where she have been improving her English language skills. In 2020 she was graduated in Bilingual Primary Education in the University of Murcia.
During the last years, she has been training in voice dubbing and children's literacy.
In her team is babuinoestudio, created by María Gutiérrez, psychologist and graphic designer who appart from draft the books launchs now as a new illustrator for this project.
María Gutiérrez was councel of Media Communication in La Verdad newspaper in Murcia where she elaborated and planned writing and digital press in communication campaigns for different compannies in the region. In 2018 she jumped to the editorial area working as a graphic designer creating didactic resources, infographics and illustrations and as a editorial designer designing studies's manuals.
In 2020 she continues her proffesional career in Soycomotu fundation where she is currently working. She works as projects' coordinator and corporative and didactic resources design, mixting in this way, her knowledge about psychology and design. At the same time she works in her own brand babuinoestudio, making editorial and graphic work on request.
Where will your contributions go?
The contributions will be destined to pay illustrations, editorial design, edition expenses, prizes and printing.
Calendar for the project
August: campaign launching
September - October and November: Illustrations and editorial design
December: Postman delivery
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