Children's Book


The history of children's books of Ziraldo.

It all started with comics
The Pererê was a serie of stories in Brazilian comic cartoons published firstly in 1959 in the pages of O Cruzeiro.
In 1969, Ziraldo published his first children's book, Flicts, who won fans worldwide. Flicts was published in many languages.
Chapeuzinho Amarelo
Chapeuzinho Amarelo is a beautiful girl who suffers from a terrible evil - afraid of fear. Facing the unknown, "the wolf", she overcomes fears, insecurities and discover the joy of living.
Nutty Boy
From 1979 Ziraldo focused on the production of children's books, and in 1980 he launched The Nutty Boy, one of the biggest publishing phenomenon of the literary history in Brazil.

It presents the stories and inventions of a cheerful child and mischievous, the Nutty Boy. They are cartoons and activities that lyrically describe the taste of childhood.

The book "O bichinho da maçã"
Once upon a time, a very red apple. And an animal that lived in it. He was the most cheerful bug in the world and loved to tell jokes.
As a children's books author, illustrator and cartoonist, Ziraldo is one of the most prominent personalities of the Brazilian culture.

This book makes the reader to discover their land and their way of loving her. The union of these three colors form Brazil.

The boy quadradinho
The story of a boy who is delighted by the comic book and is engulfed by it through its colors, mysteries, heroes and characters.
Nutty Teacher
This book tells the story of a teacher who had a whole way for her to understand the world and also a very different way to show it to the boys and girls from a school, teaching them to be happier.
More than 180 titles
The work of Ziraldo comprises more than 180 titles for children and young people, in addition to publications for adults.

In language that is poetry and also prose Ziraldo describes the lives of two characters, a boy and a river.

The boy and his grandfather
Ziraldo reveals the life with his grandfather, the patriarch that we would all like to have.
Nina Girl
The author probe the mysteries of life and death with a careful and simple language. By this way he can speak of the pain of a delicate way and full of hope.

His work includes more than 180 titles for children and young people, in addition to publications for adults.

Many languages
With books translated into several languages (including Catalan and Hebrew) Ziraldo represents the talent and the Brazilian humor in the world.

A bug so tiny that he could not be seen even with a magnifying glass. He wanted to know something more than their drab purple planet.

Vito Grandam
The story of two inseparable friends who live an adventure at the same time real and imaginary. A hang-gliding accident involving his uncle with his nephew review all his life and the consequent admiration for Uncle Victor, the big one.
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Ziraldo Institute, 2016.

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