Books by Emilio Urberuaga

CARLOTA WOULDN'T SAY BOO by José Carlos Andrés
Released: June 6, 2016

"A tale gently told of finding our inner strengths. (Picture book. 5-7)"
Once upon a short time ago, there was a girl named Carlota who had a unique power: everyone understood her just from her gestures and glances. Read full book review >
NIGHT SOUNDS by Javier Sobrino
by Javier Sobrino, illustrated by Emilio Urberuaga, translated by Elisa Amado
Released: April 9, 2013

"Bedtime desires are gently portrayed and gathered up until it is indeed sleepy-time in this cuddlesome import. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The animals of the rain forest settle down for sleep, but they are disturbed by the sounds of the night in this cumulative story. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 2009

"Manolito. (Fiction. 9-12)"
"I'm back. It's me again, Manolito, the same guy from the first book called Manolito Four-Eyes [2008]," begins the Spanish ten-year-old with a penchant for trouble. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 2008

"Urberuaga's energetic, cartoon-like illustrations add to the hilarity of this import, a classic in its native Spain. (Fiction. 9-12)"
Reminiscent of the hero of René Goscinny's Nicholas (2005), Manolito is a small, unpopular ten-year-old who unwittingly wreaks havoc in his Madrid neighborhood. Read full book review >
PAPER BIRD by Arcadio Lobato
Released: Nov. 5, 1994

"An upbeat, charming fable from Lobato (Just One Wish, not reviewed, etc.), pervaded by an infectious sense of joy. (Fiction/Picture book. 5-8)"
Whimsical, cartoonish color illustrations set the scene in a Renaissance-like European town, full of stone towers and red- roofed quadrangles. Read full book review >