When I Was Born

By Isabel Minhós Martins; Madalena Matoso (Illustrator)
(Tate, Hardcover, 9781854379580, 32pp.)

Publication Date: February 2011

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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

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