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US: AN ANTHOLOGY OF INDIGENOUS TALES

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

FROM MY WINDOW

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

BLACKBERRIES

written by Emicida and illustrated by Aldo Fabrini

A powerful book that celebrates the importance of accepting ourselves as part of the world and being proud of who we are – a celebration of being of color. Emiciada is one of today’s most influential Brazilian rappers.

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

BOY’S STUFF

Pri Ferrari

Boys are used to hearing from grownups that they cannot cry, feel or act the same way as girls do. But the truth is that boy’s stuff is whenever they want it to be: a little boy can cry when he is feeling sad, hug a friend when he is happy or play with a doll instead of a ball if he prefers it. The companion book of GIRL’S STUFF.

RIGHTS SOLD: Portuguese, Spanish (LA)

LET’S GO AROUND THE WORLD

written by Marina Klink & illustrated by Cárcamo
Join the Klink family’s adventure around the world. Daddy’s name is Amyr and Mommy’s, Marina. Laura, Tamara and Marininha are their daughters. One day, mommy had a great idea! Let’s take the whole family with him the next time Daddy went for a travel.

Paperback / 270 x 205 mm / 40 pages / Companhias das Letrinhas

Animals’ Elections

written & illustrated by André Rodrigues, Larissa Ribeiro, Paula Desgualdo & Pedro Markun

The animals couldn’t stop talking about one thing: the Lion had diverted the water from the river to build a swimming pool in his front burrow. This was the last straw. Outraged, the animals started to question whether the Lion should really be the king of the forest.

Rights sold: English (North America), Italian, Greek, Spanish, Catalan, Estonian, Portuguese (Portugal), Japanese, Complex Chinese, Korean, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Czech, Hebrew, German, Turkish & Bulgarian

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

THE LITTLE HANDBOOK OF MARINE FISHES AND OTHER AQUATIC WONDERS

written & illustrated by Beatriz Chachamovitz
There is a huge number of fishes living in deep seas. Some of them are so peculiar they don’t look real! Fourteen of them are presented in this book that explores the depths of the ocean through specific texts and illustrations thoroughly detailed. Besides getting to know these creatures, readers can find other marine living beings hidden amongst the illustrations.

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THE HISTORY OF THE EARTH IN 100 WORDS

written and illustrated by Gilles Eduar

The History of Earth in 100 words tells the story of the formation of the Earth and the evolution of mankind. Gilles Eduar traces a path starting with the Big Bang, exploring the age of the dinosaurs and going as far as the first homo sapiens. Children of any age can make a good use of this book, including teachers and parents interested in this fascinating topic.

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MY HOUSE

written & illustrated by Lorena Kaz
The place we call home may be much larger than we imagine – it is what the girl in this book notices as she grows up and conquers the world. A house may be large, small, of straw, of wood, of brick, a nest, a burrow or even a cloud. It all depends on where you feel most welcomed and happy.

Paperback / 205 x 2015 / 36 pp / Companhias das Letrinhas