Kan Ya Ma Kan Kan Honak Tagheya by Ana Maria Machado


Kan Ya Ma Kan Kan Honak Tagheya by Ana Maria Machado

A tyrant in a land far away (or not so far away) has robbed his citizens of all their happiness by turning the skies grey with smoke, prohibiting ideas, forbidding song and music, and setting a curfew to prevent people from seeing the stars in the night sky. Three children named Totonho, Jacira, and Isabel get together and remember happiness when they play and laugh.

About the Author

Ana Maria Machado was born in 1941 in Rio de Janeiro and is one of the most significant children's book authors in Brazil. She has written over 100 books for adults and children in over seventeen countries and is the winner of the Hans Christian Anderson Award for her life work.

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40 pages


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Publication date

20th December 2014



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