Curious Characters

A short history of letters

Tipos Curiosos – Pequena História das Letras

Ricardo Henriques & Madalena Matoso

Pato Lógico | 2020 | 80 pages | 21 x 27 cm | hardcover

From hieroglyphs to emojis, let's learn more about the story of writing and letters and understand why the alphabet is a giant human creation and a beautiful way to communicate ideas, but also how characters have become accessible on screens all over the world. A non fiction book perfect for readers of all ages!

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Awards

  • BolognaRagazzi Awards Special Mention Non Fiction 2021
  • “A monumental chronological book that makes the complex, vital yet under explored theme of type accessible to young readers. As hypertext is normalized as a form of written expression, we are forced to think of the visual presentation of our words.”

    BolognaRagazzi Award 2021 Jury