Hi everybody! Here are some pictures from my new book "TardeFantastica" and its presentation in Oporto, Portugal. It was written by Cristina Carvalho and published by "7 dias 6 noites". It is my first children's book, so obviously I'm over the moon!
Working on it was a lot of fun. They're in Portugal, I'm in England, so everything had to be done via e-mail. It was a bit bizarre (but nice) getting to finally meet everyone in the flesh during the presentations.
We did a few presentation, two in an Oporto school and about three at the Book Fair in Seia (both in Portugal). In the latter kids were a bit younger than expected, so we got a few interesting questions... namely "why are you always smiling?". I just do!
I thought I'd just go and check out the presentations, but as it turned out, the publishers had a different idea: I was to talk to the kids and do my mini bit of the presentation too. I must admit, it caught me by surprise, I was totally unprepared and I did think it was gonna be a truly horrible and cringe worthy experience.... turns out it was actually a lot of fun!! I think I'd really like to do it again!
The author Richard Zimmler acted as a host for the Oporto event, and he was absolutely brilliant! Some people just connect with kids effortlessly!
Well, anyway, here go the pictures, hope you enjoy it!
"TARDEFANTASTICA" jaesta a venda!
Ola a todos! Aquivaoalgumasimagens do livro "TardeFantastica" e apresentacao no Porto, escritopor Cristina Carvalho e editadopor "7 dias 6 noites". E o meuprimeirolivroinfantil e estoubastanteorgulhosa :)
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double spread, the toy room
pagina dupla, o quarto dos brinquedos
Double spread, the river
Pagina dupla, o rio
Richard Zimmler presenting the book and panel (from left to right: organizing teacher, myself, Cristina Carvalho)
Richard Zimmler a apresentar o livro e painel (da esquerda para a direita: professoara organizadora, eu e Cristina Carvalho)