The Tipped Balance

Through a poetic text and handmade wooden figures, the authors Paulina Jara and Cristian Garrido delicately portray the injustices and inequalities that underlyne in society up until today.
Summary

A miserly king lives in the realm of the tipped balance.

While he chooses the leafiest terrain to build his castle, the rest of the inhabitants must settle for a gloomy place; while the king and the court fill their plates with delicious food, the rest of the people have nothing to eat…


The Tipped Balance portrays an unjust society, in which resources are  not evenly shared. This will lead the readers  to question themselves  about the situations we experience on a daily basis.

Category
Children & Ya
Fiction
Text
Paulina Jara Straussmann
Illustrations
Cristian Garrido Alfaro
Publisher
Muñeca de Trapo
Year
2021
Language
Spanish
Pages
36pp
Cover
Hardcover
Size
20x30cm