Bombeta and Sénia are two grains of rice who want to fulfill their dream of traveling to the Valencian Community to become paella makers. An adventure full of flavors and values that serves Ricard Tàpera (author) and Carles Vercher, Ubeefe, (illustrator) to make the little ones aware of the difficulties of having to migrate to another country.
Paella rice invites us to reflect on ‘the long migratory journey’ and the difficulties it entails for the people who carry it out through the most international Valencian dish. The book is the latest bet by Caliu Espai Editorial within its Xicalla collection which, as its translation indicates, is aimed at boys and girls.
Tàpera and Vercher have already partnered in other publications from the same publisher with success, such as Atles of the Valencian regions either Comboi, a tour of the popular festivals of the Valencian Community. Xicalla. In addition, they have participated in the project Zoo il·lustrat, a collection of stories launched by the most important music group in Valencian of the moment.
The Xicalla collection is characterized by promoting inclusive materials to help people with functional diversity, but also boys and girls who come from outside and have difficulties with the Valencian language. So, The paella rice It has been adapted to pictograms by Neus Llàcer, who has already adapted other books in the collection such as The purple rain and Socarrades.
With its third book with pictograms, Caliu claims to be a publisher committed to inclusion, to the creation of content that improves attention and understanding of the text or access to reading for non-reading children.
Caliu claims to be a publisher committed to inclusion
According to the publisher, the book, which can be purchased in bookstores throughout the Valencian Community and Catalonia, will also be present in several Valencian schools and will be presented in various parts of the territory starting in October. The first of the presentations will be in the city of València, on Tuesday, October 10 at the La Repartidora de Benimaclet bookstore.