wonderful  it is an invitation to trace the female genealogy of a neighborhood. Following the trail of  actress, the thinker, the greengrocer, the jurist, the nun, the princess, the militant, the poet, the journalist or the maja, we will build the history of a part of Madrid that was called El Refugio and that they transformed into Wonders.  

Here we leave you the promotional video:

Since February 2, Candlemas Day, we have for sale

Holy cards of the Virgen de las Maravillas, with the illustration of Jesus

Gabán and a prayer by Ana Rossetti.  


You can buy them together with the book or separately and the benefits of their

The sale will go to the Food Bank of the Barrio de Maravillas.

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Written by Anna Rossetti

Illustrated by Jesús Gaban

Collection: Women

Size: 19.50  x 27cm

Pages: 72 

Binding: Cardboard

  ISBN: 978.84.949242.5.5

  (Price without VAT €18.75)

RRP €19.50


ASCHEL Digital no. 8-Calaméo (chronicle)

Interesting chronicle about the presentation of our book at the Madrid café Comercial, which in addition to a presentation, was a cultural and literary meeting point. Also reviewed in this digital magazine, later, the book with some of its members.


Review in Counterpoint, the magazine of Literary and Cultural Criticism of the University of Alcalá

Nice and deep review about the book and its illustrations, about the relevance and importance of the very essence that forms the backbone, of the women that make it up and of many others who could integrate it in other settings...

Article-interview with Ana Rossetti in elDiario.es

The author reveals to us what lies behind the book, its idea, its origins,

its content…, in short, its whys.


Anna Rossetti


He was born in San Fernando, coming from the theatrical field, and has also developed his activity in the fields of  poetry and narrative. In 1993 he premiered  The Secret in Love , an opera in one act with music by Manuel Balboa. He has made versions of Spanish classics for the Andalusian Theater Center and the National Classical Theater Company.   His poetic work has been recognized with the Gules awards (1980) and the International Prize   King Juan Carlos I (1985). In narrative, he has published several novels and in 1991 he won the  The Vertical Smile of erotic literature . In 2003 he formed the group  Transtextuales , carrying out the series of performances,  Wednesdays of Crime , for the Center for Modern Art. Since 1996 he has also devoted himself to children's literature. She has received the Andalusian Silver Medal for her work as a whole and the Meridiana Prize awarded by the Andalusian Women's Institute in the category of Literature.   contracted debts ,  published by La Bella Warsaw,  has been honored with the El Público Award  as the best collection of poems of 2016. And his book of poems has just been reissued  Umbrío Point in Huerga and Fierro, publishers.

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Jesus Gaban

He has been illustrating children's and youth books since 1981. He has been a finalist in the Lazarillo Prize for Illustration in 1983, the Apel.les Mestres prize in 1983 and winner of the same prize in 2004.

He has won the National Prize for Children's and Youth Illustration in 1984, 1988 and 2000. He has also been selected in the White Ravens catalog in 1987, and won the bronze medal at the Leipzig Art in the Book exhibition in 1989, the Diploma of Honor and Special Mentions in the Catalonia Prize in 1984, 1990, 1992 and 1997, International Prize for Illustration of the Santa María Foundation in 1995. CCI Prize Honor List in 1998.

His book Abdul y el lion del Atlas was chosen as one of the One Hundred Best Spanish Children's Books of the 20th Century at the VI Symposium on Children's and Young People's Literature organized by the Germán Sánchez Ruipérez Foundation. His books have been published in France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Finland, Portugal, Brazil, Venezuela, the United States and Japan.

In Bad Books  companies has illustrated  too:  

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