Books by Luis Amavisca

NO WATER NO BREAD  by Luis Amavisca
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 10, 2017

"Empowering in its simplicity. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A barbed-wire fence separates two communities—one ocher and one blue, each needing something the other has in abundance. Read full book review >
THE MIRROR IN MOMMY'S HOUSE / THE MIRROR IN DADDY´S HOUSE  by Luis Amavisca
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 10, 2017

"Appealing—if not groundbreaking—reassurance for children of divorce. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A child reflects on the houses of his separated parents in this dos-à-dos book. Read full book review >
BANG BANG I HURT THE MOON by Luis Amavisca
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"A stilted moral somewhat smoothed out by an uplifting bedtime narrative. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Two brothers' game of pretend goes astronomically awry in Amavisca and Madrid's bedtime adventure. Read full book review >
PRINCESS LI / LA PRINCESA LI by Luis Amavisca
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 10, 2016

"While it is rare and refreshing to see a lesbian couple appear in a picture book outside the context of motherhood, the love affair between Li and Beatrice isn't likely to extend to their readers. (Picture book. 4-8)"
This bilingual Spanish/English picture book celebrates an interracial love affair between two women. Read full book review >
THE GALINOS by Luis Amavisca
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2016

"Cold comfort to know we are the not the only environmentally destructive hooligans in the universe. (Picture book. 4-8)"
On distant planet Gala, many Galinos have a bad case of wastefulness. Sound familiar? Read full book review >