Adela Basch was born in Buenos Aires. She is a playwright, a storyteller, a poet and a Professor in Literature and Letters (UBA). Her books explore, from the humoristic plane, the different ways of approaching language and thinking about it. She has published more than sixty books for children and young adults, most of them in Argentina, but also in México, Colombia y Brasil. Her plays are often performed not only in Argentina, but also in Spain, Perú, México, Colombia, Venezuela, Uruguay, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Israel, England and other countries.
She has won numerous awards. She has taught courses and workshops in the main cities of Argentina and in Spain, Venezuela, Bolivia, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, USA, Chile and Germany.
Among her books we can mention: Abran Cancha, que aquí viene don Quijote de La Mancha; Colón agarra viaje a toda costa; Crecí hasta volver a ser pequeña; Saber de las galaxias; El reglamento es el reglamento; José de San Martín, caballero del principio al fin; and Había una vez un libro.