Writer: Elena Poniatowska (mexican)
Illustrator: María Fernanda Piderit
This magnificent youth novel by Elena Poniatowska tells the story of the transition from childhood to adulthood of Lilus Kikus, a girl who keeps asking questions ans searching for answers in everything around her. A novel that, despite the passage of time, has not lost its relevance about the place of a girl in our society and the struggles she must face on a daily basis, without losing her enthusiasm and joy of living. Recrea Libros republishes this magnificent story that will enchant children with its adventures, and adults fot its wise childlike view of society.
Hardcover illustrated youth book, 21,5 x 16,5 cms., opaque couché interior 170 g, 76 pages, 4/4, hot melt.
Lilus believes in witches and sews in her underwear a sprig of line herbs,
rosemary and grasses, a bit of Napoleon's hair, like those that they sell in school fot ten pesos, and her tooth, the first one that fell out. She puts all
this in a little bag that she ties around he waist above the navel. Later at
school, other girls will wonder about the cause of the lump.