Topic Guides: Children's Books in Portuguese

book covers from Children's Books in Portuguese list

To find children's books written in Portuguese, go to the library catalog and do a Subject search for Portuguese language books -- Juvenile fiction. Unless otherwise noted, books can be found on the second floor of the library in the Youth Collection.

 

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bilingual book icon  Bilingual Books

Am I Small? = Sou Pequena? by Philipp Winterberg --- LANGUAGE PZ83.W765 Am 2014
Tamia asks various animals if they think she is small.

Boa Noite, Lontrinha do Mar = Good Night, Little Sea Otter by Janet Halfmann --- LANGUAGE PZ83.H136 Boa 2012
Little Sea Otter tries everything to avoid going to sleep, including saying good night to all of the creatures above and below the ocean's surface.

Demasiadas Pêras! = Too Many Pears! by Jackie French --- LANGUAGE PZ83.F75 Dem 2009
Pamela the cow loves pears so much that no one else ever has a chance to eat any.

O Patinho Feio = The Ugly Duckling illustrated by Richard Johnson --- LANGUAGE PZ83.A9 Pat 2013
The ugly duckling doesn't fit in and is chased away by everyone he meets. Will he ever find some true friends?

Os Três Porquinhos = The Three Little Pigs by Virginia Allyn --- LANGUAGE PZ83 .S69 Tre 2013
In this classic fairy tale, the three little pigs leave home and build their own houses—one of straw, one of sticks and one of bricks. But what will happen when the big, bad wolf comes calling?


picture book icon  Picture Books

As Aventuras de Sofia na Selva by Giselle Shardlow --- LANGUAGE PZ83.A38 Ave 2014
Explore the forest of Costa Rica and learn yoga poses that resemble the animals that live there.

Bom Remédio by Tatiana Belinky --- LANGUAGE PZ83 .B45 Bom 2015
Children doctor their sick stuffed kitten.

Um Bom Susto by Maria L. Lopes --- LANGUAGE PZ83.L67 Bom 2013
A white whale has lost her family.

Boogie Woogie Woo by Maria L. Lopes --- LANGUAGE PZ83.L67 Boo 2014
A young boy and his pet mouse love to perform their favorite songs by tapping and singing. They take the music out to the street, greeting everyone they meet.

O Grúfalo by Julia Donaldson --- LANGUAGE PZ83.D7235 Gr 2015
A clever mouse uses the threat of a terrifying creature to keep from being eaten by a fox, an owl, and a snake—only to have to outwit that creature as well.

Ida e Volta by Juarez Machado --- LANGUAGE PZ83 .M323 ida 2001
Follow an unseen character by the footprints they leave on the ground.

O Dinssauro Mais Feroz by Mariah Walker --- LANGUAGE PZ83.W35 Din 2012
You don't want to mess with this dinosaur. He's big and he's mean. He's a thunder lizard. An eating machine! Or so he claims...


easy book icon  Easy Chapter Books

As Aventuras do Capitão Cueca: Um Romance Épico [The Adventures of Captain Underpants] by Dav Pilkey --- LANGUAGE PZ83.I51115 Ave 2011
When George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking that he is the superhero Captain Underpants, he leads them to the lair of the nefarious Dr. Diaper, where they must defeat his evil robot henchmen.

Bisa Bia, Bisa Bel by Ana Maria Machado --- LANGUAGE PZ83 .M213357 Bis 2007
Isabel is enchanted with an old photograph of her great- grandmother, taken when she was about Isabel's age. An imaginary dialogue develops between the two and from the mixture of the two generations with their differing points of view, clothes and lifestyles, a new personage emerges. A picture of life in Brazil is given through the eyes of Isabel and her great-grandmother.

O Sapo Envergonhado: -E Outras Histórias by Jose Leon Machado --- LANGUAGE PZ83.A2535 Sapo 2012
A happy frog finds his carefree and peaceful life interrupted.


advanced book icon  Advanced Chapter Books

O Jardim Secreto [The Secret Garden] by Frances Hodgson Burnett --- LANGUAGE PZ83.B934 Jar 2013
Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked room.

O Ladrão de Raios [The Lightning Thief] by Rick Riordan --- LANGUAGE PZ83 .R4829 La 2009
After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods.

O Mágico de Oz [The Wizard of Oz] by L. Frank Baum --- LANGUAGE PZ83.B327 Mag 2013
After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great Wizard in order to return to Kansas.

Last Updated: June 2017

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