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A can in the Woods and other stories about empathy

Susanna Isern / Rocio Bonilla

From bestselling authors Susanna Isern & Rocio Bonilla

One afternoon, while Marina is not home, Jorge enters his older sister’s room. Marina catches her brother red-handed and loses it. But by putting herself in his place, she remembers that she has also done it before. 

Marina, Jorge, Niam, Toni, Liz… All of them are main characters in thirteen stories linked by empathy, where it will be necessary to understand the feelings of others.


Grant & sample translation available.


  • Bestselling and international award-winning author & illustrator. 
  • Delicate and charming watercolour illustrations. 
  • A set of connected stories and relatable characters to encourage children to embrace empathy. 
  • Ideal to share with parents and educators and work on children’s sensitivity and understanding of others feelings. 
Title A can in the Woods and other stories about empathy
Author Susanna Isern
Illustrator Rocio Bonilla
ISBN (Original Version) 978-84-19401-73-1
Size and Format 28x30 cm
Pages 44
Age Range 7+
Rights sold Estonian, German, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, and Turkish.

Susanna Isern is a prolific children’s books author and a psychologist. She has published over 100 books and has sold over 1,000,000 copies worldwide. Her work has been translated into more than 30 languages. She has received 5 international prizes. She is currently a professor of the at the European University of the Atlantic.

Rocio Bonilla is a well-known and bestselling illustrator. She holds a Fine Arts degree and a PhD in Education. She studied illustration under Ignasi Blanch and Roger Olmos. She has published around forty books. Some of them that have been translated and published in about fifteen languages and countries.

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