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Capital
Author: Afonso Cruz

ISBN: 9781772290059
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 1 February 2017
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 20.3 x 0.8
Description:
Award-winning Portuguese artist Afonso Cruz brings us this satirical, wordless, cautionary tale about the power of capital. A boy is given a piggy bank, and grows up feeding it coins as it sits on his bedside table. The piggy bank begins to grow as the boy becomes a man, filled with amazing profits. However, as the years go by, its greediness becomes harder to control, until soon it's become an out-of-proportion, unstoppable menace!

About the Author

Afonso Cruz is an award-winning Portuguese author and illustrator. Born in Figueira da Foz, Portugal, he has visited over sixty countries. He has studied at the António Arroio Art School, the Lisbon Faculty of Visual Arts and the Institute for Visual Arts of Madeira. He is the author of a dozen books, which have garnered him the Camilo Castelo Branco Grand Prize, the European Union Prize for Literature, and the Portuguese Society for Authors Award in the Literature category.

The Portuguese edition of Capital (Pato Lógico, 2014) was awarded the 2014 Portuguese National Award for Illustration. Afonso also has a monthly column, "Parallax",</...

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