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My Backyard

Written by Fernando Nuno and Illustrated by Bruno Nunes

My backyard has trees. They are beings who know the secrets of dew. My backyard has animals. They know all paths, in ground and air. My backyard has a wide and deep lagoon, where seas and rivers come to mingle. My backyard has a beautiful, varied sky! My backyard houses a bunch of people. Someone’s been messing with my backyard.

Rights sold: French

Hardback / 185 x 290 cm / 36 pages / Companhias das Letras 

Gildo Series (4 titles)

Written and Illustrated by Silviana Rando

Gildo is very brave. He loves giant Roller coasters, horror movies and singing in public. However, there is one thing that terrifies him…BALLOONS! We follow Gildo the night before a friends birthday party, and he can’t sleep from the fear!

Paperback / 255 x 255 cm / 28 pages / Companhias das Letras


written and illustrated by Janaina Tokitaka

This is a very different alphabet book. Each biographical story is presented in the form of a humorous little tale about the women portrayed. Discover the history of the English biologist Margaret Fountaine, French chef Eugénie Brazier and many other incredible professionals.

Paperback / 210 x 270 / 64 pages / Companhias das Letras

Fable Factory Series

written by José Roberto Torero and Marcus Aurelius Pimenta 

An interactive and inspiring series (9 titles) that invites readers to choose the path the story will take. In LITTLE COLOURFUL RIDING HOODS, there are six different girls – little riding hoods of many colours – inviting young readers to invent their own way of traveling through the woods. 

Paperback / 230 x 270 / 32 pages / Companhias Das Letrinhas

And That Is How I Befriended Darkness

written by Emicida and illustrated by Aldo Fabrini

A powerful reflection on fear – a nosy guy enters without warning and in our ears he whispers a thousand stories about monsters and bandits. He helps us be cautious. Courage is the one who tells Fear to calm down and reminds us that we have nerve, we have a soul.

Paperback / 203 x 206 / 48 pages / Companhias das Letras

Olivia Has Two Daddies

written by Márcia Leite and illustrated by Taline Schubach

Olivia is a clever little girl, who really knows what she wants and is fully aware of how to use certain words to get it. “Intriguing” is a word that Olivia likes a lot, and that’s because everything is intriguing to her. Olivia wants to know how she’s going to learn to wear make-up and high-heeled shoes, as there’s no woman in their house to show her…

Paperback / 215 x 155 / 48 pages / Companhias Das Letrinhas

Amazon Dear Animals

written by Lalau and illustrated by Laurabeatriz

The Amazon Rainforest is the largest tropical forest in existence and has the largest biodiversity reserve of the planet. Countless plants, insects and animals keep our great forest alive – from the bush dog to the Hercules beetle.

Paperback / 203 x 206 / 48 pages / Companhias Das Letrinhas


Silvana Salerno

This book introduces the Amazonia to children and young readers. It is divided into five parts: Biodiversity /The “medicines” of the forest /Parks, reserves and archeological sites / How to live from the forest (without destroying it) / Boibumbá / How Amazonia became an important part of Brazil. Each part contains two tales and each tale contains an almanac including a lot of information and curiosities.

Companhias das Letras /210 x 275 / 80 pages

World except Portuguese


written and illustrated by Stela Barbieri & Fernando Vilela

Because of a witch’s spell and her hidden book of magic, twins Bento and Manu go on a journey through the world of fairy tales. They meet Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, and other characters. But all of these unexpected and exciting encounters don’t seem to be enough because what they really dreamed of was to meet a special friend of their grandmother’s: the witch Abdula.

Paperback / 210 x 370 / 48 pages / Companhias Das Letrinhas


written and illustrated by Mauricio Negro

Ten stories about some of the indigenous peoples of Brazil and Latin America filled with fantastical elements that take the reader to a world in which rivers, trees and waterfalls have their own powers and where nothing is impossible. A captivating read!

Paperback / 155 x 255 / 144 pages / Companhias Das Letrinhas