Discover the world afresh with this beautifully illustrated book that will delight younger readers.
All children love to hear the story of how they arrived in the world. When I Was Born revisits the adventure of discovering the world for the first time. Breathing, seeing, hearing, tasting and touch are encountered afresh in this beautifully illustrated, poetic tale, reintroducing readers to the richness and delight of life.
Children and adults alike will love award-winning illustrator Madalena Matoso's colourful and touching images, accompanied by a text which is ideal for reading aloud.
Isabel Minhós Martins is a Portuguese author and publisher whose words are found in works of poetry, children's books, magazines, comic books and scripts for animations.
Madalena Matoso is an award-winning illustrator from Lisbon, Portugal whose quirky and graphically striking imagery saw her win Portugal's coveted National Prize of Illustration in 2008.
This cheerfully existential tome charms, from the stylized cherry tree on the endpapers to the very last page ... this account of a child's discovery of the world and its wonders unfolds self-consciously but winningly.
This small gem by a Portuguese duo celebrates the wonder of mere existence.
Eye catching ... it is a book that will open bright doors between those who read it aloud and those who listen.
School Librarian Journal
A brilliantly illustrated exploration of how young children look at the world when experiencing it for the first time. All the senses are encountered and brought to life by the striking images in this winning little volume.
A charming story … with delightful illustrations and a philosophical feel.
The language beautifully conveys the wonderment of early achievements.
The New York Times
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