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John leads the way

João Timoneiro

Madalena Moniz

Orfeu Negro | november 2018 | 40 pages | 17 x 26 cm | hardcover

John is not always confident. Tim is very brave. John likes to make paper boats. Tim wants to command great ships. John and Tim have been friends since the first dream. They spend hours talking. And lose track of time.

A poetic story about friendship, self-empowerment, trust and the importance of sharing. The imaginary adventures of two friends, John and Time, who travel together through forests, oceans and icebergs.

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  • Spanish (Argentina, Uruguay & Chile only)
  • French (Canada excluded)
  • French (Canada)
  • korean
  • italian
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  • Selected for Baba Kamo Illustrated Book Festival 2018