The Great Snake – stories from the Amazon
Illustrated by Fernando Vilela
Published 2008 by Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Nine traditional stories collected while travelling in the Amazon rainforest. Features extracts from the author’s travel journal and illustrations by acclaimed woodcut artist, Fernando Vilela. Awarded Highly Recommended status by Brazil’s National Foundation for Books for Young People. Chosen by the Brazilian government for free distribution to school libraries. For 7 years upwards.