Las cosas que le gustan a Fran

(The things that Fran like) Book not yet available in English


The main character is a girl who tells us about the things Fran likes the most. She loves her because she takes her to school, helps her with her homework, dances with her mother and many more things.


This bilingual text in Spanish and English tells the story of a family with two moms. The reader’s expectations, however, start shifting after realising that the name “Fran” does not stand for what they had initially imagined. It will be only at the end of the book that the character’s true (female) gender will come to light. The actions and elements which are described cannot be ascribed exclusively to males or females. The book demonstrates that a good story does not need to be packed with action or tell extraordinary events. Any daily routine may be equated with contentment and tranquility.

Edited by: Research Centre Anilij (Spain)

Author(s): Piñán, Berta

Illustrator(s): Santolaya Ruiz-Clavijo, Antonia

Series: Violeta infantil

Publisher: Hotel Papel Ediciones

City: Madrid

Year: 2007

Pages: 32

ISBN: 9788493564513

Age Range: 6 - 10

Language: ES

Original Language: ES

Keywords: Diversity, Families, LGBTQ+

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