In Ancient times it was believed that the organ responsible for our thoughts and emotions was the heart. Today we know that all we are – thoughts, emotions, decisions, ideas – happens inside the brain, in a continuous conversation with the rest of our body. But how does a thought begin? How does the brain work? How does the brain save what it learned? How does it get emotional, how does it create, invent? How does it make us a unique, one of a kind, person?
Looking for a missing ball, Luís and Luísa plunge behind the scenes of
the book they use as a tennis court.
This adventure will take them through all kinds of territories and will
make them turn the pages backwards and forwards, following clues.
Being a foreigner in a far far away country isn’t easy. Being happy for ever after isn’t easy either. The queen of this story knew that. She was sad for so long that the king began to be seriously concerned. The king was used to command his troops and to fight enemies with his sword, but this time he had no one to fight with.
What was this illness that drained every strength from the queen? And how should he fight it?
I've been writing to you for weeks. I'm not really sure why. I'm not really sure what for. Who are you, Julio the Pirate? I keep thinking about our story. From the very beginning. From our first encounter. From the very first question: "Are you a boy or a girl?”
Serpa City Council, in collaboration with the publisher Planeta Tangerina, is pleased to promote the second edition of the biennial International Serpa Award for Picture Books, whose goal is to develop the literary and artistic quality of the Picture Book and to foster the creation of new project
The Hay Festival has just launched Aarhus39, a selection of the 39 best children’s and YA writers from all over Europe, aged 40 and under. The project comprises a festival and two new anthologies for children and YA for the European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017.
Joana Estrela was awarded the Best Portuguese Illustrator of a Picture Book Award by the Amadora International Comics Festival.
After winning a similar award at the 1st Serpa International Awards for Picture Books, 'Mana' in unstoppable.