The Serpa City Council, in collaboration with the publisher Planeta Tangerina, is pleased to promote the third edition of the biennial Serpa International Award for Picturebooks. This award values the artistic and literary quality of picturebooks, while fostering the creation of new projects.

“Mana” by Joana Estrela was the winning book of the 1st edition and was published by Planeta Tangerina. It has already been translated into Complex Chinese, French, Spanish and Korean.

Noemi Vola won the 2nd edition with her book “Fim? Isto não acaba assim”, also published by Planeta Tangerina. The publishing rights have already been sold to Spanish, French and Korean.

The winner of the 3rd edition (in 2019) was Nuria Pocero Malaga, with the project “Nham” — which will be published in the beginning of 2020.