Synopses & Reviews
Little Chick loves his mommyshe has incredibly soft fur, whiskers that tickle him, and a long, beautiful tail. His mommy is a cat, and he thinks his one-of-a-kind family is amazing and very special. Offering an important lesson about diversity and the many forms of happiness, this story will charm children with its illustrations while tackling the subjects of adoption and different kinds of families. Little Chick believes that love reaches beyond many boundaries, and children will be more than happy to agree when they meet this delightful pair.
Hijito pollito ama mucho a su mamátiene un pelaje increíblemente suave, bigotes que le hacen cosquillas y una cola larga y hermosa. Su mamá es una gata, y él piensa que su familia única es maravillosa y muy especial. Ofreciendo una importante lección sobre la diversidad y los múltiples tipos de felicidad, esta historia encantará a los jóvenes lectores con sus ilustraciones mientras trata los temas de la adopción y de diferentes tipos de familias. Hijito pollito cree que el amor sobrepasa muchas barreras, y los niños estarán felizmente de acuerdo cuando conozcan a este dúo encantador.
"Spanish poet and author Zafrilla and Argentine illustrator Hilb have crafted an excellent piece of bibliotherapy for adopted children. The bright, colored-pencil illustrations of pudgy chicks and cats add exuberance to the simply and wryly told tale." —Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW (September 2012), on the English edition of this title
About the Author
Marta Zafrilla is a teacher and an award-winning author and poet. She has published several collections of poetry in Spain and has been included in multiple anthologies. Her poems and book reviews have appeared in cultural publications, and she formerly held jobs with advertising agencies and publishers. Nora Hilb has won numerous awards for her illustration work. She has contributed as an author or illustrator to more than 80 books.