GERALDO VALÉRIO was born in Brazil. He received a Master of Arts degree from New York University in 2000. He has illustrated many books in Brazil, Portugal, Canada and the United States. Geraldo Valério works with collages using paper from magazines.
Following his ABCs of Brazilian birds and of Brazilian animals, the new project of this series will focus on flowers: aguapé, bromélia, cipó de São João (…) heliconias, orchids etc. The marvelous collages by Geraldo Valério are accompanied by a short text about each species. The book may be adapted...[more]
Mrs. Gloria and Mr. Agostinho realize that something strange is going on at their countryside house. The clothes out on the washing line are scattered all over the yard, the hen keeps running away and has stopped laying eggs, the guava tree keeps rustling non-stop and the horses’ manes are tied up...[more]
After his The ABC of Brazilian birds, Geraldo Valério confirms his virtuosity in the art of collage depicting animals of several species from the Brazilian fauna. Along with the illustrations, the biologist Humberto Conzo Junior writes some basic information concerning each specimen.
For each letter of the alphabet, this book offers illustrated basic information on a Brazilian bird whose name begins with that letter. If the idea is simple, the execution is majestic. These beautiful collages by Geraldo Valério depict well-known Brazilian birds in all their living color, opening our...[more]
Monkeys, jaguars, tortoises, deers, agoutis, turtles are common characters of Brazilian popular tales. In this book Vera do Val retells some of these stories with a fluent and gracious language, giving life and a human voice to the animals of our fauna. The artist Geraldo Valério shows all his expertise...[more]
The Creation of the World is a compilation of eight indigenous myths about the origins of the world, the night, the stars, the moon, the rivers and the peoples of the forest. One of these, about the advent of night, tells of an exhausted sun that must shine without rest while the night sleeps in the...[more]
The jaguar thinks of nothing else than capturing the monkey, but always ends up being outsmarted by him! In this book, Vera do Val offers graceful and funny retellings of various stories concerning these two old foes, where each character tries to be the best trickster and to have the last word! Includes...[more]