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Maria Carvalho

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Maria Carvalho is a multigenre author whose love of words has always been as fervent as her disdain for math. Her 2013 children's book 'Hamster in Space!' was lauded by Kirkus Indie Reviews for its "sharp understanding of kids' wacky sense of humor" and continues to be a best-seller. Maria's short stories have been published in a wide range of collections and magazines, including science fiction tales in 'Under the Full Moon's Light' and 'Cabinet of Curiosities' (both from Owl Hollow Press) and a mythology-inspired fairy tale in Enchanted Conversation magazine. Her published non-fiction includes a feature in the popular travel guide book 'Connecticut 169 Club' (North Country Books). Recently, Maria co-edited the anthology 'Falling into the ...more

Average rating: 4.52 · 71 ratings · 30 reviews · 8 distinct works
Hamster in Space!

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This little book is chock full of gorgeous imagery, poignancy, and the kind of soul-touching turns of phrase that can only come from a true poet. While I found the formatting a bit distracting, the exquisite words more than made up for it. I just wis ...more
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