Manuela Bacelar

Manuela Bacelar

Manuela Bacelar was born in Coimbra, in 1943. She completed her secondary studies in Porto, at the Escola de Artes Decorativas Soares dos Reis.
She continued her artistic studies, in Prague, at the Escola Superior de Applied Arts, where she received a scholarship from 1963 to 1970, completing the Illustration Course. In 1971, he settled in the city of Porto, where he has lived ever since. É already This is well known to the Portuguese public, particularly children. Visual artist, renowned illustrator, is author and co-author of some of the unmissable works of children's literature: Mysterious EggsTobiasMy GrandfatherThe DinosaurSebastiããoBernardino
They are already here. One hundred and so titles, illustrated but also written. Some of which have won national and international awards. Several are translated in France, Belgium, Denmark, Lebanon, Morocco and Spain.
First major reference in illustration for children in Portugal in the period ;after April 25, 1974.