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Opposites

written & illustrated by Daniel Condo

The ideas of far and close, high and low and slow and fast are introduced in this visual narrative featuring a young boy’s trips on his bicycle. He rides around the world cycling past many different landscapes and sees various modes of transportation, and runs into many friendly characters. Also check out ANIMALS’ COLLECTIVE NOUNS.

Hardback / 48 pages / 20.80 cm x 21.10 cm / Companhias das Letras

ANIMALS’ COLLECTIVE NOUNS

written & illustrated by Daniel Condo

A lovely book that introduces small children to collective nouns — words that indicate groups of animals — with simple and charming illustrations. It has never been easier to learn all about packs, herds, swarms, and more of these democratic terms. Also check out OPPOSITES.

Hardback / 48 pages / 20.80 cm x 21.10 cm / Companhias das Letras

STITCH BY STITCH

written by Ana Maria Machado &  illustrated Christine Röhrig

In this extremely sensitive text, Ana Maria Machado patches together literary classics to tell the story of a woman who spent her whole life singing “the lady and the loom” while washing clothes in the river in the mornings, going to church in the afternoons, and telling her stories at night. Until one day, she decides it’s time for a change and embroiders a new story and a whole new world.

RIGHTS SOLD: Spanish                                                             Paperback / 210 x 280 / 48 pages / Companhias das Letrinhas

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THE MAGICAL KITCHEN OF FAIRY TALES

written & illustrated by Katia Canton

Katia Canton combines the charm of cooking with the fantasy of fairy tales to present recipes that appear in stories like Cinderella, Puss in Boots and many others.

Enjoy preparing the treats in Little Red Riding Hood’s basket or Bluebeard’s strawberry pie… whilst learning cooking tips and discovering fun facts about all these characters.

Paperback / 180 x 270 / 88 pages / Companhias das Letrinhas

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IT’S A GIRL’S THING

written & illustrated by Pri Ferrari
What is a “girl’s thing”? Girls like to fly. They can pilot airplanes, dragons and even unicorns! There are girls who love archaeology. They study the past and every creature and civilization that ever inhabited the Earth. A book with endless possibilities!

RIGHTS SOLD: Spanish (Latin America)

Paperback / 205 x 205 / 48 pages / Companhias das Letrinhas

Nina’s Wishes

written & illustrated by Gilles Eduar

os-desejos-de-nina-coverHector does everything to please Nina, and children can help Hector find in the illustrations all the objects that Nina wants: a crown with a sun and two moons, a catfish, a blue flower and many more. Children often say “I want this” or “I want that.”  To portray this uncontrollable urge, Gilles Eduar has created this book-game in which children travel with Hector the Horse and Nina the Kitten and help Hector find all the requests of his demanding  friend – who has no idea that Hector’s heart beats faster when she is around …

Paperback / 220 x 295 / 38 pages /

Brazil 100 Words

written & illustrated by Gilles Eduar

brasil-100-palavras-coverBrazil is so great that it houses the most diverse landscapes known as Amazonia, Caatinga, Cerrado, Pantanal, Atlantic Forest and Pampa. To celebrate this diversity, Gilles Eduar invites us to learn and discover all these wonders combining colourful spreads with highlights of keys animals and plants and short descriptions filled with incredible facts. A spectacular non-fiction picture book for all ages. Gilles Eduar’s books have been translated in French, Dutch, English, German and other languages.

Paperback / 270 x 360 / 48 pages / Companhias das Letrinhas

This is Mine

written by Blandina Franco & illustrated by José Carlos Lollo

this-is-mine-coverSharing things is not always easy for small kids, and it’s no different for the girl in this story, who makes no bones about it: the doll is hers, and hers alone! After all, she has more right to it than anyone else; she deserves it more than everyone else…Right? What emerges from this skillfully crafted dialogue between character and reader is that being selfish gets you nowhere. Continue reading

Who’s the Boss?

written & illustrated by André Rodrigues, Larissa Ribeiro, Paula Desgualdo and Pedro Markun
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Ever since our childhood we have heard stories of kings and queens, and masters and apprentices. In our daily lives, different forms of political organization are everywhere, from the school principal to the child who owns the ball. This project is the fruit of six workshops where notions of governance and decision making were explained to children in a fun way. RIGHTS SOLD: Spanish (Latin America)

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Move It All

written & illustrated by Marcelo Cipis
move-tudo-coverWhile watching images projected on the big movie screen, we often feel like being inside the scenarios, or we even identify with the characters, picturing ourselves in their roles. The joke in Marcelo Cipis’ book is precisely that: in a film projection, scenario and characters in the story influence the audience just like the audience ends up modifying what is going on in the screen.   Continue reading