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Bernardo P. Carvalho

Author and illustrator

Bernardo was born in 1973 in Lisbon, and studied Communication Design at the College of Fine Arts in the same city.

In 1999, he co-founded Planeta Tangerina and he’s been working here ever since.

Over the years, he has received a number of prizes and distinctions for his books and illustrations, including the Opera Prima and Non-fiction Awards at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, the Portuguese National Illustration Award and the Gustav Heinemann Peace Prize.

“Lá fora” — a guide to exploring nature, with over 300 illustrated pages ­— is his most awarded book to date, having collected over ten awards and distinctions from all over the world.

Bernardo’s work has been published in Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, South Korea, Norway, Brazil, Greece, Guatemala, Germany, The Netherlands, England, China, Sweden, Russia, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand and United States of America.