When I Was Born

When I Was Born Cover

When I Was Born

By Isabel Minhos Martins; Madalena Matoso (Illustrator)

Tate Publishing(UK), Hardcover, 9781854379580, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2011

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 colorful and touching images, accompanied by a text that is ideal for reading aloud.
This small gem by a Portuguese duo celebrates the wonder of mere existence. "Publishers Weekly.

About the Author
Isabel Minhos Martins was born in Lisbon, Portugal and graduated from Lisbon College of Fine Arts with a degree in communication design. She founded, with three friends, the publisher Planeta Tangerina