A child growing up with divorced parents shows us both houses. The mirror unites the two sides of the book.
This is a book with two stories about a young kid with two houses.
You can open the book from one end or the other.
In the child’s bedroom there is magical mirror in both houses.
In the middle of the book, you will find the image of the kid/mirror,
joining the two different stories.
This title is also available in Spanish as El espejo en la casa de mamá / El espejo en la casa de papa 978-84-945415-6-8.
Luis Amavisca is a visual artist and writer for kids in Spain. He has published several books included The Galinos and Bang Bang I Hurt the Moon.
Betania Zacarias is an argentinian illustrator and graphic designer. Her work has been published in Mexico, Spain, England, United Arab Emirates, and Turkey. Her illustrations have been selected for the Bologna International Book Fair Fair (Italy), CJ Picture Books Awards (Korea), and the IV Illustration Ibero-American Catalog (Mexico). She works as an illustrator and a teacher.
“The book is a visual delight—Zacarias' seamless blend of cut-paper collage and pastels adds depth and texture to the story….Appealing—if not groundbreaking—reassurance for children of divorce.” – Kirkus Reviews
“A positive book for families going through divorce ….The book is a two-in-one, giving kids a chance to read about each parent’s home and what makes it special.” — Mom Read It blog
"Every story has two sides... a visually evocative and entirely relatable picture book about divorce from a child's point of view." -- Mel Schmitt, Let's Talk Picture Books