What happens when the grass seems greener on the other side…
We are often dazzled by what other people are like and the things they have or what they do (their hairstyle, glasses, clothes, skills…) and we think we would like to be like them.
This album makes it clear that this could happen to all of us. That it is neither good or bad. And that, in fact, other people also like the things we do, what we have, the way we are…
Written by the bestseller author Jaume Copons and illustrated by Gusti, the characters in this title shine a light on children’s insecurities and jealousies, making us think about them. Because in the end, we are who we are, right?
As They Are, so Are They!
by Jaume Copons. Illustrated by Gusti
21 × 24 cm | 28 pages | Hardcover | Ages 3+
English rough translation available
Publication: February 2021
When these OOAK artists get together, they do magic!
JAUME COPONS is a scriptwriter for the Spanish version of Sesame Street (TVE), the creator of TV programmes such as Los Lunnis (TVE), Los Algos (Cuatro), Mirasatele (IB3) and of songs, records, opening credits, and advertisements for television. He has written more than 40 novels for young readers, including the bestselling series Agus & Monsters and the newest Bitmax & Co. So far we have published 20 titles and has been translated into more than 20 languages. He also wrote All I Know About series published by Combel and a novel for YA by Bambú: The Year of the Cat
GUSTI was born in Argentina, studied advertising design at the Escola d’Art Fernando Fade and has lived in Europe since 1985. He first worked in Paris and currently lives in Barcelona where, as well as working as an illustrator, he also gives classes in illustration at schools, libraries, and cultural centers.
He co-founded the nonprofit association Windown-La Ventana, which works towards building a more inclusive society.