Will You Read My Book With Me?
Illustrated by Thiago Lopes
Antonio wants to share his favourite book with someone but everyone is too busy. He goes around the neighbourhood in his search but is disappointed, again and again. Then Antonio meets someone along the way that unexpectedly turns out to be the perfect reading companion!
Will You Read a Book With Me? is a great example of when books aren’t judged by their covers, and how friendships can blossom with the most unexpected people.
About the Author:
Born in New York City in 1971, Lawrence Schimel has lived in Madrid since 1999. He writes in both Spanish and English, and has published over 10 0 titles as author or anthologist, in various genres and for all ages, including the poetry collection Desayuno en la cama; the graphic novel Vacaciones en Ibiza; and many children’s books. His picture book No hay nada como el orginal (Destino) was selected by the International Youth Library in Munich for the White Ravens 2005 and his picture books Lees un libro conmigo (Panamericana) and Igual que ellos/Just Like Them (Ediciones del Viento) were selected by IBBY for Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities in 2007 and 2013 respectively. His other awards include the Lambda Literary Award, the Independent Publisher Book Award, and the Spectrum Award. His writing has been translated into over thirty languages, including Icelandic, Maltese, Estonian, and Turkish. In addition to his own writing, he works as a Spanish-English literary translator.
Size: 210 x 260mm
Published: April 2017
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