Mishiyu is an orphan living in fear of, but also hope for, his adoption. His feelings and his moving story are intertwined with the emotions of the woman who adopts him, and in the end, they recognize each other as mother and son. The theme of adoption is handled with gentle care and consideration in this beautiful, compassionate book.
Ricardo Alcántara is an award-winning author of 200 children's books, including Las ilusiones del mago, Los tres deseos, the Tío Paco series, and a number of books in the Caballo alado series. Rebeca Luciani is an illustrator who also teaches and holds children's workshops. She has illustrated dozens of children's books.