El brazalete mágico is a book for older readers that touches upon more mature themes such as bereavement, grief, loneliness, connection with nature, supernatural powers, animals' rights, and animals' freedom. The book depicts a world of magical realism where magic, reality and dream are intertwined in a story about animal rights and the conservation of our environment.
Alondra lives in an animal sanctuary up in the mountains of El Avila National Park in Venezuela. She grew up without a mother and after the sudden death of her grandmother in a forest fire, Alondra is left alone without a female figure in her life. Alondra is isolated, lost in her sadness and her fears.
Fears? Just the one. Alondra has a terrible phobia of snakes. But she lives surrounded by them... When Alondra is outside, she is in constant fear of the unseen animals sliding silently through the mountains. When she is at home, she tries to stay away from the sn