Books by Gusti

MALLKO & DAD by Gusti
Kirkus Star
by Gusti, illustrated by Gusti, translated by Mara Faye Lethem
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 6, 2018

"Kids will enjoy meeting Mallko, but Gusti's funny, affectionate portraits of father and son may resonate most with parents and parents-to-be. (Graphic memoir. 9 & up)"
In a mixed-media account that won the BolognaRagazzi Award for Disability, Argentine illustrator Gusti (Half of an Elephant, 2006) relates how he learned to embrace his son's Down syndrome. Read full book review >
HALF OF AN ELEPHANT by Gusti
by Gusti, illustrated by Gusti
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"This is not likely to have a broad audience, but some children may pore over the clever visuals, and some enjoy the tale's silly twists. (Picture book. 6-8)"
In this odd import from an artist born in Argentina, the front and back halves of an elephant, split apart when the world suddenly divides, go in search of each other. Read full book review >
EVIE TO THE RESCUE! by Hermann Moers
by Hermann Moers, illustrated by Gusti, translated by Marianne Martens
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"Gusti makes wonderful use of light and shadow—especially effective touches are Evie's yellow slicker reflected in a puddle, and the long shadow preceding the lion cub into Evie's room. (Picture book. 5-8)"
Moers (Hugo's Baby Brother, 1992, etc.) comes up with an adventure that seems perfectly in line with what children dream up themselves. Read full book review >