A jumper calculates his diving. The force that impels him is also the desire for overcoming.
Pato Lógico is an editorial animal that makes books with legs to walk, wings to fly and ideas to flip.
Winters are always too long. Springs should arrive earlier.
Roger Ycaza, illustrator that lives in Quito, guides us through his city.
Catarina Sobral, illustrator from Coimbra, guides us through the corners of her city.
The illustrator Andrés Sandoval shows us the nooks and crannies of the largest Brazilian city.
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.
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...
There was once an ever-growing girl. She grew so much that, at a certain point, it turned into a problem...
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...
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.
He had the courage to speak of freedom at a time when it was a cardinal sin. Humberto Delgado, who at the beginning supported the dictatorship, became its most charismatic and fearless opponent.
There was once a little boy named António, who was born to write, but grew up to be a doctor. Nevertheless, António is not a doctor like all the others - he heals people through his books.
Commonly known as Ferreirinha, Antónia Ferreira was a Portuguese businesswoman who branded her name on the hills of the Douro river.
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.
Manuel Marsol, a Madrilenian illustrator, shows us his city, while revealing a little bit about his own story.
Ana Seixas, a Portuguese illustrator born in Viseu, shows us a very personal way to know her city.
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?
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...
Alexandre Serpa Pinto was a wild spirit. His desire for adventure would only be satiated by his many expeditions to Africa, land of mystery, adventure and dream.
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.
Marcus Oakley is a British illustrator who currently lives in Edinburgh. Find out more about this city through his eyes.
Susa Monteiro is a Portuguese illustrator who has always lived in Beja, a small city in the heart of Alentejo region.
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...
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?
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?
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.
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!
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.
This is the biography of the "mother" of the Portuguese children's literature.
This is the biography of the Portuguese consul who saved thousands of lives during the Holocaust.
This is the biography of the first Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation’s president.
This is the biography of the Portuguese anthem's composer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
This is the biography of the unavoidable name of Portuguese poetry.
This is the biography of one of the most talented Portuguese artists.
This is the biography of the Carnation Revolution hero.
This is the biography of the Portuguese First World War hero.
A collection of close encouters between animals and day-to-day objects or other natural elements, resulting in fantastic metaforical beings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man gazing at the horizon thinks about his destiny. What will happen to him?
With a simple turn of the page, unusual names are combined with different expressions, haircuts, beards or mustaches.
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.
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.