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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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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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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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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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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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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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São Paulo

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Strambolics

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

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Shadows

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 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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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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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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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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Animalia

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

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I Want My Head Back!

Céu is a little girl who loves riding 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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Madrid

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

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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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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. What about?

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Going to the Match

This is a book about family and the sharing of experiences 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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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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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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Ana Seixas

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

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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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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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José Saramago. Man-River

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

 

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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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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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The Diabetes Island

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

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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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Viseu

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

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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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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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Manuel Marsol

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

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Marquise of Alorna. Dear Leonor

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

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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 life quality.

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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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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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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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Whale's Belly

Sari is a four year-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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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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Theatre

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

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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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Sea

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 nor the geography books, but here is our tribute.

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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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Destiny

A man gazing at the horizon thinks about his destiny. What will happen to him? 

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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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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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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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