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Mateo y su gato rojo

Silvina Rocha

9781946071064
32 pages
Syncretic Press Llc
Overview
Mateo recibió un regalo: un cuaderno de páginas blancas que lo invitaban a dibujar. Así que Mateo dibujó. Dibujó un gato rojo y feliz. Pero al poco tiempo el gato perdió la sonrisa. Mateo se preocupó y decidió dibujarle distintas cosas para que su gato recuperara la sonrisa. Hizo esto una y otra vez hasta que se dio cuenta que esta no era la solución. Pensó y pensó en cómo hacer feliz a su gato nuevamente. Finalmente, descubrió el secreto.

Mateo received a present: a notebook with smooth white pages that called out to him to draw. So Mateo drew. He drew a happy red cat. As the days went by, the cat lost his smile. Mateo worried and decided to add more drawings so his cat would be happy again. He did this again and again until he realized that this was not the solution. Then he started to think about what he could do to make his cat happy again. Finally, he discovered the secret.

Author Bio
Silvina is a writer, singer, songwriter and teacher. She has worked with several illustrators in the creation of picture books, merging writing with graphic language. Her work Mateo y su gato rojo obtained an award at ALIJA 2010, and in 2012 it was selected to represent Argentina at the IFLA Congress in Helsinki. Syncretic Press has published her books Mi gato maravilla, Olivia y el violín and the above mentioned Mateo y su gato rojo. Silvina lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina.