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The Mysterious Word


Catarina Sobral

Orfeu Negro | 2nd edition march 2015 | 40 pages | 21,5 x 28,5 cm | hardcover

One day, a researcher came across a new word: ACHIMPA! Nobody knew its meaning or the word class it belonged to. Still, people started using the word and everyone achimped and would achimp forever, if it wasn’t for a linguist who showed up in this story…

A funny and very achimpish way to learn grammar!

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  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hungarian
  • Brazilian portuguese
  • simplified Chinese
  • English (Singapore & Malasya only)
  • Turkish
  • English & Filipino (Phillipines)
  • English (rest of the World)
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  • Best Children’s Book 2013 | Portuguese Authors’ Society Award
  • Best Children’s Illustration Award 2013 | Amadora International Comics Festival
  • A super achimpish book!