Macarena Morales Findel (text) & Paulina Leyton (illustration)

Muñeca de Trapo


Children’s book

ISBN : 978-956-9829-02-4 

Macarena Morales

Book written in Spanish
World rights available except in Korea

Long before the Independence of Chile, in Monte Rey lived a beautiful young woman called Añañuca. She loved loneliness and did not know love. Until one day a miner came looking for a lost treasure. He did not find this treasure, but he found something much better: Añañuca’s love.

Through a captivating text and images, the authors manages to give life to this legend that narrates the origin of this typical flower of Chile that is mainly in the flowery desert.

Macarena Morales Findel studied literature and has worked as a journalist in the supplement Arts and Letters of the newspaper El Mercurio. For years she wrote a column about books in El Día and worked as an editor at the publishing house Planeta. Now she is the editor in chief at the children’s publishing house Muñeca de Trapo. 

Paulina Leyton studied Arts and has made illustrations for different publishing houses, magazines and companies in the country. She is the illustrator of “My first Atlas” (Pehuén, 2011) and “Ecoquestions for curious children” (UC, 2016). 

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