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
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
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
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
written by Otávio Júnior and illustrated by Vanina Starkoff
A poetic book that presents life in a favela in Rio de Janeiro from a child’s positive perspective. The colourful collage illustrations depict features, gestures, objects, animals, people and lives as the narrator sees them from the window. An invitation to observe, absorb and think. Otávio Júnior opened the first libraries in the favelas of Complexo da Penha and Complexo do Alemao- where he was born.
Rights sold: English
Paperback / 205 x 205 / 48 pages / Companhias Das Letrinhas