Books by Silvia Álvarez

DAISY by Carmen Gil
by Carmen Gil, illustrated by Silvia Álvarez, translated by Jon Brokenbrow
Released: Nov. 1, 2017

"A lovely affirmation that there is value in wisdom as well as in vigor. (Picture book. 5-8)"
The idyllic life of a sweet-natured donkey. Read full book review >
PABLO PINEDA by Albert Bosch
Released: June 13, 2017

"A disappointingly vague tale of achievement in the face of low expectations. (Picture book/biography. 4-8)"
Bosch and Sala relate the accomplishments of Pablo Pineda, a white Spanish boy who became the first European with Down syndrome to graduate from university. Read full book review >
LUCY'S LIGHT by Margarita del Mazo
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"Too many bugs, figuratively. (Picture book. 4-6)"
Lucy, "the youngest member of a family of fireflies," must overcome an irrational, moon-induced anxiety in order to leave her family tree trunk and glow. Read full book review >
RAPUNZEL by Silvia  Álvarez
adapted and illustrated by Silvia Álvarez, developed by Yippee Arts
Released: July 28, 2011

"Adequate interactive effects and above-average visuals are wasted on a hacked-out, poorly told story line. (iPad storybook app. 7-10)"
Beautiful illustrations are no compensation for the awful translation and incoherent plot of this "adaption" (as the narrator puts it). Read full book review >