The mouse who wanted a palace

Wishing for a palace to live like a king is easy. Building it, however, is more complicated. That was what the little mouse protagonist of this story verified. And so, looking for a thousand gadgets to make himself one, it was like the little mouse discovered that a true king does not need a palace.

Listen to the story here: 

Written by Charo Pita

Illustrated by Miguel Ángel Díez

Collection: Books  grow

Size: 21  x 21cm

Pages: 36 

Binding: Cardboard illustrated album

ISBN: 978.84.942648.3.2

(Price without VAT €13.94)

RRP €14.50 


Madrid Book Fair 2015

Charo Pita was present at this year's edition of the Madrid Book Fair, signing his book  The mouse who wanted a palace  and everyone who came to the  Retiro Park they could see her presenting her mouse. Media that echoed the news of the increase in sales this year did not hesitate to illustrate the news with one of the images of our author telling her story.

Review in Biblioabrazo

As always Ana Nebreda gives us good words on her blog about children's literature, with a special mention to the author and one of her little readers. Don't miss it!

Charo Pita


Charo Pita

Narrator, actress and writer, a lover of the word in all its possibilities, she has won some literary prizes and has published children's books translated into several languages. Illustrated albums such as: Who can beat the wind? , ed. OQO; We are will not see , ed. Galaxy; The Street of the Pot , ed. OQO; Old ladies , ed. OQO; Magic , ed. OQO; O Arco da Vella , Xerais Editions; Thanks! , ed. The Fragatina; Someone from Somewhere , ed. brosquil; Igor , ed. Kalandraka. Collections of stories for adults such as A la Sombra del Cuento , ed. Words of the Lamp. Books of poems such as: From Arcadia to Govinda , Ed. Espiral Maior. Also articles about oral narration and literary creation in specialized magazines.

As a narrator, for 20 years she has been traveling throughout the peninsular geography and throughout Europe, alone or accompanied, telling stories of both oral tradition and her own creation.

With Libros de las Malas Compañías he has also published the  following  Titles:

Miguel Ángel Díez


Miguel Angel Diez

He was born in Aspe (Alicante) in 1973. His first book was published in 2007. Since then he has illustrated almost thirty books and comics for publishers such as: Anaya, Bromera, Edelvives, Kalandraka or Libros de las Malas Compañías.

Among other titles we can find: My grandfather Simón knows it, Estela, The postman from Bagdad, The secret of the anteater, The shepherd of clouds , the collection I tell you a secret and now The mouse who wanted a palace .

It has also been selected three times for the White Raven catalog of the International Youth Library in Munich; and has participated in 5 international illustration exhibitions in the Italian cities of Sarmede and Padova and in the Slovak city of Bratislava.