Monday, March 16, 2009
Ziraldo by Nayer !!
Ziraldo Alves Pinto (born October 24, 1932, in Caratinga, Minas Gerais) is a Brazilian author, painter, comic creator, and journalist.
He is normally known just as "Ziraldo." His books have sold about ten million copies, have been translated to many foreign languages and adapted to the theater and cinema.
He and other progresist artists created the non-conformist comic newspaper "O Pasquim" during a period of military dictatorship in Brazil.
His children's books have also been the basis of successful animated films and television series in Brazil.
Ziraldo is father of the film director Daniela Thomas and the Golden Globe Award-nominated film score composer Antonio Pinto.