La princesa del agua

Susan Verde
Advocacy Africa Water
Advocacy Africa Water


With its wide sky and warm earth, Princess Gie Gie’s kingdom is a beautiful land. But clean drinking water is scarce in her small African village. And try as she might, Gie Gie cannot bring the water closer; she cannot make it run clearer. Every morning, she rises before the sun to make the long journey to the well. Instead of a crown, she wears a heavy pot on her head to collect the water. After the voyage home, after boiling the water to drink and clean with, Gie Gie thinks of the trip that tomorrow will bring. And she dreams. She dreams of a day when her village will have cool, crystal-clear water of its own.

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Susan Verde
Peter H. Reynolds
Sep 14, 2017
  • 2017 ALA Notable Children's Book
  • The Kirkus Prize 2016 Nominee: Young Readers
  • 2016 New York Public Library Best Books for Kids, Picture Books
  • 2017 ALSC Notable Children's Books, All Ages; Parents' Choice Award Winner, Picture Books Silver
  • 2017 Capitol Choices, Zero to Seven
  • 2016 Kirkus Reviews - Starred Review
  • Premio Campoy-Ada de la Academia Americana de la Lengua 2019: Primer premio en la categoría Libros de imágenes
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