Books by Jorge Luján

NUMERALIA by Jorge Luján
by Jorge Luján, illustrated by Isol, translated by Susan Ouriou
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 18, 2014

"A whimsical invitation for children to become likewise "lost in daydreams." (Picture book. 6-9)"
An imagination stretcher disguised as a 1-10 counting book. Read full book review >
STEPHEN AND THE BEETLE by Jorge Luján
Released: Aug. 1, 2012

"A memorable lesson in mindfulness. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A small boy's response to a beetle in the garden triggers profound moral questions in this arresting visual tour de force. Read full book review >
CON EL SOL EN LOS OJOS / WITH THE SUN IN MY EYES  by Jorge Luján
Released: March 1, 2012

"Not exactly a heaping helping of words and art, but handsomely designed and rich in the sort of observations that will attract readers for whom silence is "louder than noise." (Poetry. 9-12)"
Broadly daubed, semiabstract views of children and animals illustrate 10 short, reflective lyrics by an Argentinean poet. Read full book review >
DOGGY SLIPPERS by Jorge Luján
by Jorge Luján, illustrated by Isol, translated by Elisa Amado
ROMANCE
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

Using suggestions from kids in Mexico and Argentina, Luján crafts this refreshing collection of 12 free-verse poems about children's pets. Read full book review >

COLORS! ¡COLORES! by Jorge Luján
POETRY
Released: March 1, 2008

Flowing watercolors and charming rhymes in English and Spanish combine to convey the colors of the natural world with simple yet sophisticated grace. Read full book review >

SKY BLUE ACCIDENT/ACCIDENTE CELESTE by Jorge Luján
FICTION
Released: April 1, 2007

In Luján's free verse poem, a boy on his way to school collides with the sky and breaks it. Read full book review >

ROOSTER/GALLO by Jorge Luján
by Jorge Luján, illustrated by Manuel Monroy, translated by Elisa Amado
NONFICTION
Released: April 1, 2004

Luján's nine-line poem, ably rendered into English by Amado, is a hymn to the coming and going of the day. Read full book review >