BOOKS

TITA AND THE COLORS OF LOVE · TITA Y LOS COLORES DEL AMOR

by C.V. Monterrubio, Illustrations by Natalia Gurovich

Is it possible to feel different kinds of love? Molo ponders this one afternoon and asks her very wise, loving, and patient grandma, Tita. Using a prism and a little lamp, Tita shares with her curious granddaughter a simple approach to the many dimensions and layers of love. Written in English and Spanish. Values contained in the narrative: family relationships, love for other beings.

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Tita Colors Love

USD $20.00

Published by: BBU Publishing

Available as: hard cover, first edition, bilingual English and Spanish

ISBN: 978-607-29-3465-8

Ages 6+, ⏰📖 14 min.

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DO WHALES POOP? · ¿LAS BALLENAS HACEN POPÓ?

by C.V. Monterrubio, illustrations by Alina Galo

This bilingual picture book provides an incredible answer to a seemingly simple question. Based on recent research by different marine biologists and full of natural science, it explains the importance of whale poop in the life cycle of all ocean beings and even terrestrial ones, with the mission of contributing to co-create a healthier and more balanced environment for all living beings on planet Earth. Illustrations were created and printed with spot colors that are friendly to color-blind vision (protanopia or deuteranopia). Written in English and Spanish. Values contained on the narrative: care for nature, respect for life, complete bibliography of consulted research.

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USD $18.00

Published by: BookBank USA and E. Patoganso, 2020

Available as: hard cover, first edition, bilingual English and Spanish

ISBN: 978-607-29-2083-5

Ages 5+, ⏰📖 7 min.

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ON TIPTOES · DE PUNTITAS

by C.V. Monterrubio, illustrations by Gabriela García (Alina Galo)

A bilingual picture book with a double cover and two stories that tells the real life and challenges of Sasha De Sola, principal dancer of the San Francisco Ballet, and a second fictional story about a boy who is inspired by her to become a dancer. Both stories offer a moral that can be applied to life beyond ballet: resilience, overcoming life’s obstacles, and following our heart and passion no matter the difficulties. With beautiful full-page illustrations crafted with an off-pink color palette. Written in rhyme format in English and Spanish. Values contained in the narrative: resilience, perseverance, personal growth, courage, self-worth.

USD $25.00

Published by: BookBank USA and E. Patoganso 2018

Available as: hard cover, first edition, bilingual English and Spanish

ISBN: 978-607-29-1367-7

Ages 5+, ⏰📖 10 min.

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THE TREE OR REMEMBRANCE OF AN INANIMATE LIFE

by C.V. Monterrubio, illustrations by SadPolka (Alina Galo)

Bilingual picture book featuring the original story of “El Árbol o Recuento de una Vida Inanimada”, where a peach tree narrates its experiences as it grows from seed to tree. While it watches the human and animal life around him, it takes the reader through an experience of cycle of life. Written in English and Spanish. Values contained in the narrative: care for nature, forgiveness, reconciliation, cycles of life, love.

USD $20.00

Published by: BookBank USA and E. Patoganso, 2016

Available as: hard cover, first edition, bilingual English and Spanish

ISBN: 978-607-29-0221-3

Ages 9+, ⏰📖 20 min.

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EL ÁRBOL O RECUENTO DE UNA VIDA INANIMADA (Spanish version)

by C.V. Monterrubio, illustrations by (Alina Galo)

A peach tree narrates its experiences as it grows from seed to tree. While it watches the human and animal life around him, it takes the reader through an experience of cycle of life. One thousand copies were printed for the first edition. It was sold for a year at El Sótano and FCE bookstores in Mexico and all proceeds were donated to Aldeas Infantiles SOS México. When the book left the stores, the rest of the inventory was handed over to Aldeas who now distributes it directly. The audiobook was recorded by Jorge Monterrubio, C.V.’s father. Values contained in the narrative: care for nature, forgiveness, reconciliation, cycles of life, love.

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Sold exclusively by Aldeas Infantiles SOS México Huehuetoca

Published by: Producciones Monte de Oro, JME and E. Patoganso, 2015

Available as: hard cover, Spanish language

ISBN: 978-607-00-8890-2

Ages 9+, ⏰📖 20 min.

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PEQUEÑO MANUAL PARA LA VIDA (Little Manual for Life)

by Manuel O. Avila Gil and C.V. Monterrubio

A small book that includes the main ideas and tools of the path of life from a spiritual perspective. It shares ideas, keys and tools that can help anyone to flow more easily in life. It is inspired by universal, Taoist and / or spiritual principles and focuses on the characteristics that work as the best tools to solve the most common problems of a human life, such as patience and compassion.

OUT OF PRINT

Published by: IOI Ediciones

Available as: audiobook (in Spanish only)

ISBN: 978-607-00-3231-8

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