Nobrow Hicotea
Nobrow Hicotea


By Lorena Alvarez


Publication Date: August 3, 2021

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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

The mind-bending, psychedlic sequel to Lorena Alvarez’s best-selling graphic novel debut Nightlights is now available in a new paperback edition!

On a school field trip to the river, Sandy wanders away from her classmates and discovers an empty turtle shell. Peeking through the dark hole, she suddenly finds herself within a magical realm. Filled with sculptures, paintings and books, the turtle’s shell is a museum of the natural world. But one painting is incomplete, and the turtle needs Sandy’s help to finish it.

Series Overview: Nightlights and Hicotea both follow the adventures of Sandy, a schoolgirl who enters magical worlds with her sketchbook.

About the Author

Lorena Alvarez was born and raised in Bogotá, and studied Graphic Design and Arts at the Universidad Nacional de

Colombia. She has illustrated for Puffin Books, Faber & Faber, Usborne Books, Parragon, Boom! Studios, Nickelodeon and Disney. Since 2008, she has been part of “La Procesión Puppet Club”, an experimental puppetry group of illustrators and visual artists.

Author Residence: Bogotá, Colombia

Author Hometown: Bogotá, Colombia

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 64 pages

Publisher: Nobrow

Publication Date: August 3, 2021

ISBN: 9781910620595

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