Leila, la brujita perfecta

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Leila, la brujita perfecta

author/illustrator: Flavia Z. Drago

series name:
The World of Gustavo

Leila Wayward es una brujita extraordinaria. Es la más encantadora hechicera, la más capaz cambiaformas y las más talentosa talladora en su aquelarre. Por todos sus encantos, ha ganado todo tipo de trofeos, pero su más grande sueño es ganar el Magnifico Brujiconcurso de Repostería. Como las más joven en una larga línea de expertas en las Oscuras Artes de la Pastelería, Leila espera que ganar sea pan comido.

Pero incluso con las más fantástica receta, Leila se da cuenta de la terrible verdad: ella es un desastre en la cocina. ¡Oh, no! Afortunadamente, Leila tiene tres mágicas hermanas que están felices de compartir sus secretos culinarios con ella. ¿Eso la ayudará?

De Flavia Z. Drago, la creadora de Gustavo, el fantasmita tímido, llega una encantadora historia que seguramente deleitará a pequeñas brujas y reposteros novatos en todo el mundo.

Leila Wayward is a little witch who excels at everything she does. She’s the fastest flier, the most cunning conjuror, and the most superb shape-shifter. She has won trophies for potions, herbology, and alchemy—and now she dreams of winning the Magnificent Witchy Bakeoff! As the youngest in a long line of masters of the Dark Arts of Patisserie, Leila wants her entry to be perfect. But even with the most bewitching of recipes, she realizes a terrible truth: she’s a disaster in the kitchen. Luckily, Leila has three magical sisters who are happy to share their culinary secrets with her. What’s more, Leila discovers that baking with them is fun! Win or lose, she has already tasted the sweetest thing of all: acceptance—with a pinch of nightshade and a bit of mandrake. In a Spanish language edition filled with expressive and fancifully offbeat illustrations, Flavia Z. Drago’s enchanting story of trying your hardest despite your imperfections is sure to delight little witches and novice bakers alike.

In this charming picture book from the creator of Gustavo, The Shy Ghost, a witch who is spellbindingly good at everything discovers that baking is no piece of cake.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$17.99 / $0.00
1536226874 /  9781536226874
on sale date:
Picture Book Fiction / EBook
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / N/A
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
Family; Social Themes; Monsters;
author’s comments:
Flavia Z. Drago was born and raised in Mexico City. As a child, she wanted to be a mermaid. When that didn’t happen, she began her career as a graphic designer and a children’s book illustrator. She is the author-illustrator of Gustavo, the Shy Ghost. She loves color, textures, and shapes and enjoys creating them with different materials and a bit of digital sorcery. Flavia Z. Drago lives in Mexico.
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