WorldCat Identities

Buitrago, Jairo

Overview
Works: 38 works in 118 publications in 3 languages and 4,886 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Boxing stories  Humorous fiction  Children's audiobooks  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels 
Roles: Author, Translator, Creator, Other
Classifications: PZ73.B8857, J863.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jairo Buitrago
 
Most widely held works by Jairo Buitrago
Two white rabbits by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the U.S. border. They travel mostly on the roof of a train known as The Beast, but the little girl doesn't know where they are going. She counts the animals by the road, the clouds in the sky, the stars. Sometimes she sees soldiers. She sleeps, dreaming that she is always on the move, although sometimes they are forced to stop and her father has to earn more money before they can continue their journey
Walk with me by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl imagines a lion taking the place of her father who no longer lives with her family, an animal that keeps her safe on her travels from school to home
Jimmy the greatest! by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by Muhammad Ali, Jimmy starts training to become a boxer, and while his future looks bright, he decides leaving his small town for big matches might not be the best option for him
On the other side of the garden by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taken to live with her grandmother in the country, a young city girl finds a way to cope with the change brought about by her parents' separation when an owl, a frog, and a mouse take her on a nighttime tour of her extraordinary new world
Dos conejos blancos by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this moving and timely story, a young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the US border. They travel mostly on the roof of a train known as The Beast, but the little girl doesn't know where they are going. She counts the animals by the road, the clouds in the sky, the stars. Sometimes she sees soldiers. She sleeps, dreaming that she is always on the move, although sometimes they are forced to stop and her father has to earn more money before they can continue their journey. As many thousands of people, especially children, in Mexico and Central America continue to make the arduous journey to the US border in search of a better life, this is an important book that shows a young migrant's perspective
Lion and mouse by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

3 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern update on the classic fable of the lion and the mouse shares the relationship between two unlikely friends
Jimmy the greatest! by Jairo Buitrago( Recording )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by Muhammad Ali, Jimmy starts training to become a boxer, and while his future looks bright, he decides leaving his small town for big matches might not be the best option for him
Bromas pesadas S.A. by Jory John( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When master prankster Miles Murphy moves to sleepy Yawnee Valley, he challenges the local mystery prankster in an epic battle of tricks, but soon the two join forces to pull off the biggest prank ever seen
Eloísa y los bichos by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eloisa and her father move to a new town and she feels like an alien. Everyone is so different! But eventually they settle into their new town
El edificio by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Levin, a watchmaker, arrives in Bogotá in 1938 and settles into a small apartment building. There he meets Ms. Blanca, and together they watch their city and their neighbors change over the decades. In the 1980s a new tenant arrives -- a small boy who will cause some changes to life in the building
Los aeropuertos by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un señor llega con su maleta y la ciudad es tan grande que lo hace sentirse perdido. Sin embargo, en su breve paso encontrará un pequeño tesoro antes de volver al aeropuerto y a su rutina de viajero solitario. Escrito por una de las plumas más sólidas de la literatura infantil y juvenil, y con la frescura y el talento de un excelente ilustrador, este libro es un recorrido entrañable, una reflexión sobre la soledad, los lugares de tránsito y los encuentros inesperados que se convierten en eventos felices."--Cover
Casi todos los días by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"People tend to fall into routines. One day, the little girl in this story decides to shake things up and do things differently" --
El mar by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book is a book by Jenny Bornholdt( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un libro puede estar en la biblioteca, en la librería o en la casa; puede contar historias verdaderas o imaginarias, con palabras o con imágenes; podemos disfrutarlo en la intimidad del hogar en un día lluvioso, o compartirlo con nuestros amigos en la escuela. Sin duda, los libros son una manera de enriquecer nuestra vida. Una celebración del libro para animar a los más pequeños a descubrir y gozar los secretos que se esconden en los rincones de la lectura." -- cover
Un diamante en el fondo de la tierra by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hay recuerdos que parecen cuentos y que cambian con el tiempo. Algunos son de viajes, amor, peces grandes y pingüinos. Los recuerdos son como un tesoro, como un diamante oculto en la memoria, que hay que rescatar
Retrato de niños con bayonetas by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Una antigua fotografía de la Guerra de los Mil Días se convierte en el tema de la clase de hoy. ¿Quiénes eran esos tres niños que miraban a la cámara con tanta seriedad sosteniendo a su lado sus pesadas bayonetas? ¿Qué hicieron cuando terminó la guerra? ¿Tenían familia? ¿tenían a dónde regresar?"--Back cover
Maestro del disfraz by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Todos los días intento disfrazarme de diferentes cosas. Con un poco de imaginación puedo transformarme. Soy una araña, una Tortuga e incluso un topo, si miras bien de cerca te darás cuenta de que no todo es lo que parece. ¡Te invito a buscarme!
Emiliano by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A city boy, Emiliano, shops with his mother, goes to school, and takes in all the hustle and bustle around him. He has to be extra imaginative because the things one can do in the city are limited -- one can't have lots of pets or go out to play alone. Readers will enjoy Emiliano's imagination as he makes the best of living in a huge city
Noelia by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noelia's house is full of animal since she is dedicates herself to rescue them from the rain and take care of them with the help of the grandmother. Now there is little space left in the house. Dad tells her she must decide when it's time to return the animals to the street
Toño y sus enigmas by Jairo Buitrago( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Walk with me
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Alternative Names
ブイトラゴ, ハイロ

Languages
Spanish (58)

English (33)

Catalan (1)