When I Was Born by Isabel Minhos Martins


When I Was Born by Isabel Minhos Martins

All children love to hear the story of how they arrived in the world. When I Was Born revisits the adventure of discovering the world for the first time in simple and engaging language. Breathing, seeing, hearing, tasting and touch are encountered afresh in this beautifully illustrated, poetic tale, opening young eyes and minds to the richness and delight of life. Children and adults alike will love award-winning illustrator Madalena Matoso's colorful and touching images, accompanied by a text which is ideal for reading aloud.

About the Author

Isabel Minhos Martins is a Portuguese author of poetry, children's books, magazines, comic books and scripts for animations. Madalena Matoso is an award-winning illustrator from Lisbon, Portugal, whose quirky and graphically striking imagery saw her win Portugal's coveted National Prize of Illustration in 2008.

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32 pages


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Publication date

1st September 2010



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