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Mum at Full Gallop

Jimena Tello

A book dedicated to super mums who run around all day.

Mums run around all day —to drop the children at school, to get to work, to get home, to cook dinner… It’s madness! And this mum is always late. Until… one day she becomes a horse. An hilarious read!

Grant & sample translation available.


  • A mommy-bloggers favourite.
  • A fresh picture-book debut by the Argentinian author and illustrator Jimena Tello.
  • Wit text and lovely pencil colour illustrations.
Title Mum at Full Gallop
Author Jimena Tello
Illustrator Jimena Tello
ISBN (Original Version) 978-84-18304-71-2
Size and Format 29 x 23 cm (portrait) - Hard Cover
Pages 40
Age Range 5+
Rights sold Simplified Chinese, German, Korean, Polish, and Turkish.

Jimena Tello was born in Buenos Aires and when she was four, she moved to France with her family. She studied Editorial Design at the École Estienne, and Children’s Illustration at the École Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg. She set up her own illustration studio in Argentina, where she teaches professional illustration lessons. She was selected for the illustrators’ exhibition at the Bratislava Biennial 2011 and for the catalogue of Argentine illustrators presented at the Bologna Book Fair 2008. Her books have been published in Spain, Argentina, France, Mexico, Korea, Poland, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. Mum at Full Galop is her first picture book as both author and illustrator.

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