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Madalena Matoso. Childrens’ Illustrator from Portugal.

March 9, 2011

The illustrator Madalena Matoso was born in Lisbon (Portugal), in 1974. She attended a course

at the University of Lisbon and also studied graphical design editorial in the University of Barcelona.

In 1999, she established, together with the writer Isabel Minhós Martins, the publishing company

Tangerina Planet. In the 2008, ‘My neighbor is a dog’ received a First for Best Illustration

from Childrens’ Book in the Festival of the Fan, Portugal. More of Madalenas’ work here.

Such lovely colours, textures and styles.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. sarah permalink
    March 11, 2011 7:21 pm

    The tree with the birds in is wonderful.
    The bold animals in “a charada da bicharada” look like they are wearing the traditional costume of the Hmong people…..they even look like they have been doing the indigo dying!!!!
    lovely work.
    thanks Craig for the introduction.


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