HAMELÍN by Margarita del Mazo

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This is the well-known story of a village plagued by rats, saved by a piper. However, this time, Margarita del Mazo and Ángela Cabrera tell it in a masterful way.

Winner of the Lazarillo Award in 2011 under the Illustrated Album category and the Gold Medal at the Bratislava Biennial 2013.

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Margarita del Mazo and Ángela Cabrera masterfully retell this classic with clean, sharp, precise texts and astounding, eloquent illustrations whose apparent simplicity hide great complexity in the use of colour and space.

A wonderful tale that you must read. This book won the Lazarillo Award in 2011 under the Illustrated Album category and the Gold Medal at the Bratislava Biennial 2013.

Margarita del Mazo is the author of various children's books such as "Carlitos Super M" and "Las gafas de ver".  She was born in Malpica de Tajo (Toledo). Her hometown has a castle with towers, battlements, a moat and massive walls along the river that carries her name. This place, full of passages, tunnels and ghosts, keep secret stories that was told to her by her grandmothers. They were what made her a true storyteller. A law graduate, she saw early that her future was heading into the world of stories. She is a story teller both on paper and spoken. Some of her books have been published in twelve languages. As an author, she has won for some of her works, literary prestigious awards as the Lazarillo Award for Picture Books and Booksellers Guild of Madrid´s Picture Books Award.

Ángela Cabrera received a degree in fine arts from the Complutense University of Madrid. She is a professor and her work has been included in several exhibitions and has won various awards.

  • Publisher La Fragatina
  • Product Dimensions 26 x 24 cm.
  • Pages 32
  • Language Spanish
  • ISBN 9788493983314
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Age 5+

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