Pato Lógico is an editorial animal that makes books with legs to walk, wings to fly and ideas to flip.

São Paulo

The illustrator Andrés Sandoval shows us the nooks and crannies of the largest Brazilian city.  

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So Grown Up

There was once an ever-growing girl. She grew so much that, at a certain point, it turned into a problem... 

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War

It arises like a whispered disease and builds on hate, ambition and fear. It cannot hear nor see, still less feel; though, it crushes and silences.

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Dream

A series of events launches a man into the jungle, the space, the sea, through islands and volcanos, until the moment he reaches a strange house in the desert... 

 

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The Cloud

One day, the wind vanished into thin air and a cloud set in the sky, right above a road. And there it stood, absolutely still, day in day out...

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José Saramago, Man-River

José Saramago, Literature Nobel Prixe, was Saramago-boy, Saramago-teenager, Saramago-adult and Man-River. He was multiple as only an author knows how.

 

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Departure

The end of the road is the beginning of a new path. But there are obstacles to cross over. What will this eskimo, who does not resign to what he knows of the world, do?

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Ana Seixas

Illustrator and designer, Ana Seixas is the author of Viseu, from the collection My city.

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Face to face

With a simple turn of the page, unusual names are combined with different expressions, haircuts, beards or mustaches.

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Manuel Marsol

Madrilian illustrator, author of Madrid, from the collection Images that count.

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Beja

Susa Monteiro is a Portuguese illustrator who has always lived in Beja, a small city in the heart of Alentejo region.

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Mind the medication

We do not take medications only when we are sick. We also use them in order to prevent disease, thereby improving our well-being and quality of life.

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Afonso Cruz

Author of Capital, Portuguese Illustration Prize, published in 2014, from the collection Images that count.

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Hurly-burly

Tintim’s rocketship, a drum that plays offbeat, an elephant with stripes, a spinnig top that’s lazy, a robot looking crazy… There are loads and loads of toys filling a room...

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Filipe Abranches

He is an illustrator and illustration professor, who illustrated Alexandre Serpa Pinto, the lost Africa dreamer, of the collection Great Portuguese Lives, a Pato Lógico and INCM co-edition.

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True?!

A fisherman sails to the sea in another fishing expedition with his faithful friend. The waves, that looked calm at first, grow bigger, from the deep sea monsters emerge, lightnings fall from the sky.

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Madrid

Manuel Marsol, a Madrilenian illustrator, shows us his city, while revealing a little bit about his own story.

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Going to the match

This is a book about family and the sharing of experiences lived between generations. A father and a son take a journey from their home to the stadium in a Benfica match day.

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António Jorge Gonçalves

Illustrated Salgueiro Maia, the man in the freedom tank, from the collection Great Portuguese lives, and is the author of Whale's Belly, I Want My Head! and So Grown Up. 

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The diabetes island

Diabetes is a very common disease. Maybe someone in your family, or even you, deal with it daily. It's no big deal!

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Shadows 2nd edition

Second edition of the book, with the format of 19,5 cm x 25 cm. Have you ever noticed that your shadow has a life of its own? 

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António Torrado

Author of Azeredo Perdigão, a happy meeting, from the collection Great Portuguese lives, a co-edition Pato Lógico/INCM.

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Shadows

Have you ever noticed that your shadow has a life of its own? Shadows is a wordless story about charismatic shadows looking for its own destiny.

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Antónia Ferreira, the landscape designer

Empresária numa época em que o negócio era território praticamente exclusivo dos homens, herdou o apelido e as vinhas do pai, mas o nome Ferreira foi mais longe pela sua dedicação ao Vinho do Porto.

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Destiny

A man looking at the horizon thinks about his destiny. What will happen to him? Page by page there’s a small story to unveil until the final surprise. 

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Capital

A boy gets a china piggy bank with a slot on the back to be fed with capital. With the love and tenderness the boy devotes to the pig, it rapidly grows into an obese animal...

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André Letria

Has illustrated Going to the match, Strambolics, Face to face, Destiny, Nuissance, Autumn, Departure, Sea and Theatre.

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Nuno Saraiva

Illustrated Aníbal Milhais, the hero named Milhões, with text by José Jorge Letria, a co-edition Pato Lógico/IN-CM.

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Tiago Albuquerque

Illustrated Almada Negreiros, long live Almada, Pim!, with text by José Jorge Letria, a co-edition Pato Lógico/IN-CM.

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I want my head!

Céu is a little girl that loves to ride her swing. One day, when her father calls her home, she says “No” so hard that her head jumps off and flies away.

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Susana Carvalhinhos

Illustrated Alfredo Keil, our country first, with text of José Fanha, from the collection Great Portuguese lives, a co-edition Pato Lógico/INCM. 

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Dance

He wants to dance, but his body does not comply; she is light and sways. He is restrained and straight; she is relaxed and soars with the rhythm. 

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Andrés Sandoval

The illustrator and graphic artist is the author of São Paulo, the newest title from the collection My City.

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Carla Maia de Almeida

Author of Ana de Castro Osório, the woman that voted in literature, from the collection Great Portuguese lives, and Mind the medication and Diabetes' islands, from Healthy generation.

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Susa Monteiro

Illustrated Azeredo Perdigão. A Happy Meeting, from the collection Great Portuguese Lives, and is the author of Beja, from the collection My City.

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Theatre - actividary

This Theatre is born back there, on the backstage of history. It is Portuguese, with Greek origins, and speaks French, oh lá-lá, Molière, avant-scène, scaramouche.

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Luís Almeida Martins

Journalist, writer, translator and screenwriter, he is, at Pato Lógico, the author of Alexandre Serpa Pinto, the lost Africa dreamer, of the collection Great Portuguese Lives.

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José Fanha

Author of Alfredo Keil, our country first, from the collection Great Portuguese lives, a co-edition Pato Lógico/INCM.

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Machine

There are machines that stuck us on the couch for hours and others that transport us from home to work. In a machine-dependent world, a boy receives from his grandfather a different machine...

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Alex Gozblau

Illustrated Aristides de Sousa Mendes, a man of courage, from the collection Great Portuguese lives, a co-edition Pato Lógico/INCM.

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Animalia

A collection of close encouters between animals and day-to-day objects or other natural elements, resulting in fantastic metaforical beeings. 

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José Jorge Letria

He is the author of Going to the match, Strambolics, Face to face, If I were a book and many biographies of the collection Great Portuguese Lives, a co-edition Pato Lógico / INCM.

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Autumn

A man is influenced by the inexorable passage of time, while leaves fall from a tree. Sitting in a garden bench, he does not act, but thinks. In what?

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Jaime Ferraz

Jaime is an illustrator and graphic designer. He has taught judo, interned at Pato Lógico and worked in a print shop. Machine is his first book published. 

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Sea - actividary

If our planet has more sea than earth, then why don’t we call it planet Sea?
Probably we won’t be able to change the dictionaries and geography books but here is our tribute

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Nuissance

Nuisance is an annoying fly. It flies from the left and flies to the right. It flies straight, in circles, up and down, always buzzing. Until something unexpected happens.

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If I were a book

A book isn’t just a collection of printed sheets, grouped in an orderly way. The whole world hides inside a book. All you have to do is unfold it.

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Marquise of Alorna, dear Leonor

Marquise of Alorna was born in Lisbon in 1750. In spite of the tragedies of her childhood and youth, Leonor became an influent patroness of the arts, signing her poems as Alcipe.

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Viseu

Ana Seixas, a Portuguese illustrator born in Viseu, shows us a very personal way to know her city.

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Empty

An empty man wanders around the city, collecting things to fill in his void but nothing stays for long. Doctors don’t know what is wrong with the pacient.

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João Maio Pinto

Author of the illustrations of José Saramago, Man-River, title of the collection Great Portuguese Lives, a Pato Lógico and INCM co-edition.

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Edinburgh

Marcus Oakley is a British illustrator who currently lives in Edinburgh. Find out more about this city through his eyes.

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João Fazenda

Illustrated Fernando Pessoa, the boy that was many poets, Mind the medication and Diabetes' island, and is the author of Dance, from the collection Images that count.

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Inês Fonseca Santos

Writer and journalist, Inês is the text author of José Saramago, Man-River, of the collection Great Portuguese Lives, a Pato Lógico and INCM co-edition.

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Whale's belly

Sari is a 4 years-old girl with sleepy parents. One morning, tired of waiting for them to wake up, she decides to leave the house alone and run to the beach to find her friend Azur.

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Strambolics

A Strambolic is a strange and shy creature. A Strambolic does not wander about in the streets. It can only be found in secluded and unreachable places.

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