Cynthia Alonso

Orfeu Negro | february 2017 | 40 pages | 25 x 15,5 cm | hardcover

This is a story about a girl who lives by the river. Every day she leaves her home and lays down at the pier looking at the water. One day she falls in love with a little red fish, takes him home and builds an amazing world for him. Only to learn that love is about listening and flowing...

A beautifully illustrated silent story that leaves us floating in our own imagination.

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  • IBBY Italia | Silent Books 2019 Collection
  • Selected for Bologna Illustrators Exhibition 2016
  • Selected by Society of Illustrators 58
  • Selected by Nami Concours 2019
  • Nominee Best Children’s Illustration 2017 | International Comics Festival Amador
  • "A captivating debut that children of all ages will want to soak in multiple times. A must-purchase for libraries; Alonso will be an artist to watch”.

    School Library Journal