This beautiful book, featuring illustrations by Cuban artist Víctor Mora, texts by Rosana Herrero-Martín, and English adaptation by Debra Providence, will surely delight the youngest ones. Filled with Caribbean sensoriality and sonority, Grandpa’s Planet invites you to grandpa’s Ramón’s place where you will meet his grandson Ulises and also the rest of the animals in the cottage: the duo formed by Lola the Cow and Pepín the Heron, as well as Chisme, a parrot with a captivating personality. This is a story giving value to friendship, freedom and self-esteem.
Víctor Mora is a seasoned illustrator of children's books who has found a place in the contemporary Cuban art and muralist scene. Unmistakable are his eternal children of gentle huge eyes, stubby noses and expressive bushy eyebrows.
Rosana Herrero-Martín is a lecturer in Hispanic Studies at The University of the West Indies, Barbados. She is also the author of another illustrated book, Itimad, La Romayquía.
Debra Providence has provided the adaption of the text into English. She is a writer and researcher from Saint Vincent & the Grenadines. Debra is a lecturer in West Indian Literature at The University of the West Indies, Barbados.