When I Was Born



ISBN: 9781854379580 Categories: ,

Isabel Martins


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

Additional information

Weight 276 g
Dimensions 19.8 x 22.8 cm
Publisher name Tate Publishing
Publication date 1 November 2010
Number of pages 32
Format Hardback
Contributors Illustrated by Madalena Matoso
Dimensions 19.8 x 22.8 cm
Weight 276 g
Isabel Minhós Martins is a Portuguese author and publisher. Madalena Matoso's quirky and graphically striking imagery won her Portugal's coveted National Prize of Illustration in 2008.