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Written by Vários Autores and illustrated by Mauricio Negro

An unforgettable and beautifully illustrated anthology of twelve indigenous stories and retellings by contemporary Brazilian native women. The (re)tellings are based on dreams, community experiences, stories and lifestyles that are passed on through generations.

They are also based on the contemplation of  rivers, animals, plants, stars, the Sun, the encantados. In short, all human and non human beings…

Paperback / 157 x 220 mm / 144 pages / Companhias das Letras


Written by Blandina Franco and illustrated by Jose Carlos Lollo

Pigeons arrived in the city a long time ago and, little by little, they spread throughout the neighbourhoods. Increasingly marginalised, people are afraid of them, call them dirty and don’t approach them. None of the city’s residents want the birds’ presence.

Paperback / 190 x 270 mm / 56 pages / Companhias das Letras



Written and Illustrated by Aline Abreu

Everyone is excited to play at the park! But the road to get there is so long… And there’s only one thing the children want to know: “Are we there yet?” Based on questions very typical of childhood, Aline Abreu creates a book that will win over and make little readers laugh.

Paperback / 155 x 200 mm / 32 pages / Companhias das Letras



Written and Illustrated by Silvana Rando

Bibo goes to visit grandma and grandpa at the farm. There he meets the pigs, the duck and the horse, feeds corn to the chickens, rides in a buggy and only stops when it starts to rain. Also, BIBO AT SCHOOL from the bestselling author of GILDO SERIES.

Paperback / 210 x 210 mm / 32 pages / Companhias das Letras


Written and Illustrated by Caco Galhardo

Lico was always different from other children – from pacifiers to keys, everything around him disappeared! It didn’t take long for the boy to discover that he had the superpower to make things disappear. And that’s how an incredible hero emerged.

Paperback / 247 x 200 mm / 56 pages / Companhias das Letras



Written by Ana Fátima and illustrated by Fernanda Rodrigues

“When I look at Grandma’s jug, I remember how my mummy strokes my coily hair which the knots only she knows how to untie.” Grandma‘s jug is the guardian of the girl’s childhood and family  memories.

Paperback / 230 x 230 mm / 32 pages / Companhias das Letras



Written and Illustrated by Ciao Zero

A young boy is faced with a great enigma: every night, he goes to sleep in his own bed, but wakes up in his neighbour’s house. He then begins an investigation ― could it be a magical portal between the houses? Or aliens who carried him during the night? He is up for a warm and touching surprise.

Paperback / 205 x 205 mm / 63 pages  / Companhias das Letras


Written by Pedroca Monteiro and illustrated by Daniel Kondo

The characters in this story have diverse abilities and interests. While one of them loves math, another prefers to sing. And so on! But what happens when your interests, tastes and preferences mix. This book invites the reader to play and create new characters.

Paperback / 156 x 250 mm / 48 pages / Companhias das Letras





Written and Illustrated by Marcelo Tolentino

Every Sunday was the same. Everyone sat in the same place, and spoke of the same matters, and ate the same food. Everyone liked it that way. Almost everyone. Martim decided that that Sunday would be different. He would go around the world.

Rights sold: Spanish, Catalan & English

Paperback / 195 x 270 mm / 48 pages / Companhias das Letras



Written by Camila Frender and illustrated by Jialiana Eigner

Kibbeh was a tiny ant, but so tiny that when she walked across someone’s body, she looked like she was a mole and not an insect. But that’s not what happened when she met her best friend. Arthur felt the micro paws walking along his arm, he looked at it very focused, and there was the ant, smiling a mini smile at him.

Paperback / tbc x tbc mm / 32 pages / Companhias das Letras