HOW THE WHALE BECAME A WHALE AND OTHER FABLES
Ted Hughes
Original illustrations by Miguel Macaya


Editorial ELVA

A long time ago, when the world was new, before there were any animals or birds, the sun rose in the sky and brought the first day. 

Suddenly the flowers raised their heads and looked around in amazement. Then, everywhere, from under the leaves and behind the stones, the creatures began to appear. Back then the colors were much better than they are now, much brighter. And the sky was brighter, because no one had ever seen it before.

But don't think everything was easy.

To begin with, all the creatures were quite similar to each other, and very different from what they are now. They had no idea what they would become. Some of them wanted to be a fool, some of them wanted to be a lion, and some of them wanted to be something else. Just as those who wanted to be nerds, with practice, became nerds. And so with all...