Synopses & Reviews
Counting is fun, but its a lot more fun when you can count things like fingers and tongues and freckles. At Our House is a charming adventure through the eyes of one household and the bodies that are in it. Vibrantly illustrated, each page counts up the number of toes and teeth, and even length of intestines children might find in their own family, in a hilarious (and gross!) story that children will love.
andquot;Carvalhoand#39;s arresting artwork features stylized figures and overlapping geometric shapes in bold colors--his panoramas and seascapes underscore both the Earthand#39;s beauty and the human responsibility to preserve that beauty.andquot;
Humans arenandrsquo;t the only ones on Earth who travel long distances. Many birds, fish, and mammals migrate hundreds of miles in search of food, warmer climates, or places to raise their young. But itandrsquo;s not just the incredible distances these creatures travel; itandrsquo;s the way they do it that makes us slow down and think . . .
About the Author
Isabel Minhós Martins is a Portuguese author and publisher whose words are found in works of poetry, childrens books, magazines, comic books, and scripts for cartoons. Madalena Matoso is an award-winning illustrator from Lisbon whose quirky and graphically striking imagery won Portugals coveted National Prize of Illustration in 2008.