Words and illustration Luciano Lozano

Akiara Books, Spain,
Spanish, Catalan and Portuguese,  November 2023

Two children meet on the beach in the Strait of Gibraltar. 
One is the son of a local fisherman. 
The other is Kai, with bright and curious eyes, 
who has just arrived from a faraway country: Japan.

With them two cultures meet. 
They share games and customs from Andalusia and Japan 
without being aware that this will mark their lives forever.

An ode to friendship and diversity, simple and profound, 
with autobiographical elements, impregnated with 
the luminosity of the south and the delicate balance 
of Japanese aesthetics.

©Luciano Lozano