One day, a turtle decides to find out the meaning of the end. She will discover more than one meaning, and among them that there is beauty in the end. Nina, the turtle, is one hundred years old and she decides to discover the meaning of the end, because she likes to understand things. So she embarks on a journey that will take her to meet the ant and the caterpillar the swallow and the nightingale, the snake and the river. Thus, moving one step a time, this books reminds us that, even if it’s true that things end –love, friendship, life–, nonetheless there may be beauty in the end. That same beauty exudes from the illustrations of Jorge González, their plastic strength speaks of nature, life and their nuances. They fit perfectly Alfredo Colella’s words that can be read like an ancient myth.


  • 52 pages
  • 21 x 26.5 centimeters
  • 4 colors
  • Hardcover

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