The flight of the humpbacks

This is the story of a journey, a long and fascinating journey that happens every year. This is the story of the journey undertaken by humpback whales from Antarctica to the Colombian Pacific coast.
(Ibby Venezuela Award “”The Best Books for Children and Young People 2021″”, in the nonfiction books category).

Data sheet
ISBN: 978-958-48-9389-5
Publication date: 20/10/2020
Extent: 36
Format: 26,5 x 30 cm

Author´s biography

Juliana Muñoz. Writer and journalist from Bogotá. With her first novel “24 señales para descubrir a un alian” she won the Children’s and Youth Literature award Premio Internacional Tragaluz. In 2017 this book was considered by The White Ravens list, in Germany, as one of the best for children and young people. She is also the author of the novels “Mi hermana Juana y las ballenas del fin del mundo” (Planeta, 2017), “Diario de dos Lunas” (Norma, 2019), “A la sombra de un naranjo” (Tragaluz 2020), “La Quitapenas” (Vicen Vives 2021) and “Albina” (Tragaluz, 2022). She studied Journalism at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing at New York University. She is a columnist for the newspaper El Espectador and professor of narrative in the Master’s Degree in Literary Creation at Universidad Central de Bogotá.

Dipacho. Graphic designer from Bogotá, Colombia. He writes and illustrates children’s books. His work has been published by publishers in the Hispanic world and in Brazil, France, the Basque Country and Italy. He has received awards such as the A la orilla del viento, award from the Fondo de Cultura Económica de México for his book “Jacinto y María José”, an honorable mention at the Bratislava biennial of illustration for his books “El animal más feroz” and “Todos se burlan” , CJ Award from Korea for his book “Dos Pajaritos”, White Ravens from Germany for his books “El viaje de los elefantes”, “Dos Pajaritos” and “El Niño Gato”, IBBY honor list for his book “Dos pajaritos”, selected for exhibition at the fair and catalog of Bologna for the illustrations of the book “El bajo Alberti”, among others.