Marcela Paz





Marcela Paz


Born
in Santiago, Chile
February 28, 1902

Died
June 12, 1985

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Marcela Paz was the pen name of Esther Huneeus Salas de Claro, a Chilean writer. She also used the pen names of Paula de la Sierra, Lukim Retse, P. Neka and Juanita Godoy.

She began publishing in magazines such as El Peneca, Ecran, Zig-Zag, Eva and Margarita, and newspapers like La Nación, El Mercurio and La Tercera. In 1933 she published her first book: "Tiempo, papel y lápiz".

In 1947 Paz published the first book with her most famous character, Papelucho. Papelucho became a companion and an inspiration to generations of children and perhaps one of Chile's most well known humanized characters of the twentieth century. Between 1964 and 1967, she directed the Asociación Internacional del Libro Juvenil (IBBY).

In 1968 she received the Hans Chris
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Average rating: 3.96 · 3,802 ratings · 94 reviews · 26 distinct works · Similar authors
Papelucho (Papelucho, #1)

4.14 avg rating — 545 ratings — published 1947 — 9 editions
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Papelucho: Historiador (Pap...

3.91 avg rating — 362 ratings — published 1955 — 3 editions
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Papelucho en la clínica (Pa...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 336 ratings — published 1958 — 2 editions
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Mi hermana Ji, por Papeluch...

4.07 avg rating — 333 ratings — published 1964 — 3 editions
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Papelucho y el Marciano (Pa...

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3.85 avg rating — 315 ratings — published 1968 — 3 editions
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Papelucho en Vacaciones (Pa...

3.95 avg rating — 292 ratings — published 1971 — 3 editions
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Papelucho: Detective (Papel...

3.98 avg rating — 283 ratings — published 1957 — 2 editions
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Papelucho Perdido (Papeluch...

3.97 avg rating — 256 ratings — published 1960 — 2 editions
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Papelucho casi huérfano (Pa...

3.99 avg rating — 255 ratings — published 1951 — 6 editions
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Papelucho ¿Soy dix-leso? (P...

3.94 avg rating — 214 ratings — published 1974 — 4 editions
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Papelucho Papelucho casi huérfano Papelucho: Historiador Papelucho: Detective Papelucho en la clínica Papelucho Perdido Mi hermana Ji, por Papelucho
Papelucho (12 books)
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“La gente grande no se acuerda ya de lo mucho que cuesta estudiar.
Creen que uno no tiene nada en la cabeza...
Y hay que ver lo difícil que es poner atención y no pensar en otra cosa.
Porque hay tanto en qué pensar.”
Marcela Paz, Papelucho: Historiador

“Cuando me di cuenta que el mundo era como esa naranja me dieron unas ganas tremendas de comerme un pedazo del mundo. Sentía una sed terrible y los dientes se me salían de la boca por ir a darle un mordisco.”
Marcela Paz, Papelucho: Historiador