The Cloud


Illustrations: João Fazenda

Publication Year: 2018

Dimensions: 21 x 28 cm

ISBN: 978-989-99998-5-5

Pages: 32

Price: 13,90 €

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. Soon the phenomenon caught people’s attention. Would it be a miracle, a sign of a catastrophe or merely pollution? As everyone reasoned with everyone, the discord broke out. Until one day, the baffling nature of things turned out to impose itself…

This allegorical story, which is Rita Canas Mendes’ debut picture book, offers readers an opportunity to reflect on modern times.