Regina Drummond
 

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TATOOS OF POWER


Alongside with Rosana Rios
Cover by Pati Perez
Sesi-SP Publishing House – 366 pages – 14 x 19 cm
Recommended for young readers up to 13

Two worlds crossing each other: in the first one lives the young women Alila, who helps Raiziar, a strange guy, how to feel better in a big city. In the second one, the Big Mother, the matriarch who rules it, begins to have problems to keep the power. Only when she finds a very old magic object she will be able to save the kingdom. Treasons, turns and lot of action will be in this book.
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LISBON: A DREAM, A NIGHTMARE


Alongside with Rosana Rios
Sesi/SP Publishing House
Illustrated by portuguese Jorge Mateus
Recommended for young readers up to 12

Doroteia had an heritage but to receive it she has to live 6 months in Lisbon. The problem is that the girl hates to travel – and she doesn't like Portugal neither. Toni's dream is to visit this country. Reading Dorotea's complaints in her blog makes him furious. He had a cerebral vascular accident and the left side of his body is totally paralised. Nevertheless they become friends and Toni will travel by Doroteia's eyes. What they didn't konw is the cruel intrigue which hides itself under the appearence of a simple trip. Handle with it won't be easy for them!
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ADVENTURE IN THE "MINA DA PASSAGEM"


Melhoramentos Publishing House - 112 pages - 13,5 x 20,5 cm
Illustrated by Weberson Santiago
Recommended for young readers up to 11

Shaila, Pedro and Cadu, the responsibles for the newspaper "Os Sinistros", travel to Minas Gerais with other collegues. Their big expectation is to visit an old gold mine. But something happens when they are inside the mine and Shaila begins to act in a very strange way. When they decide to go there again for discovering what happened to her, they found the ghost of a female pirate from the 18th. century.
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THE GOTHIC GIRL WHO DIDN'T LIKE GHOSTS


Alongside with Giulia Moon
SESI-SP Publishing House
Backcover by Fabiana Shizue
Recommended for young readers up to 13

Sixteen-year-old Viviane, who loves animes e cosplays, could have been a happy young woman, if it weren’t for the death of her parents. This tragedy brings more problems: Veridiana, her 10-year-old sister, who can see dead people, became paraplegic. As minors, the girls got the evil Graziela as a tutor, whose only son, Lucas, lived in Paris. One day, he shows up in São Paulo to visit his mom. At 20, handsome and very kind, he demonstrates affection Viviane, who is impressed by him, but sees herself split between a new love and her life-time friend, Thales.
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SOPHIE IN PARIS


Gutenberg Publishing House - 224 pages - 14 x 21 cm
Recommended for children up to 12

Sophie is a nice, smart and kind girl. She loves Jorge, her boyfriend, she has a lot of good friends, likes her school and her life. But when she goes to Paris for becoming a model, she meets Gian, and her life turns upside down... In parallel, the book tells also the story of Coco Chanel.
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THE WITCH'S BLOG


Giz Editorial Publishing House - 128 pages – 16 x 22 cm
Illustrated by Nireuda Longobardi
Recommended for young above 11 years old

The witch tells the story about her long life: her changes for different times and places, her choices, the cat Subtraction. When he is murdered, she decided to move to São Paulo, where she will live the greatest experience of her life: love. He is too young. Handsome. Elegant. Feline. In the 21st. century, the witch meets Tomás. And all her concepts fall to the ground.
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FOUR SEASONS OF AWE


Melhoramentos Publishing House - 140 pages - 14 x 21 cm
Alongside with Rosana Rios
Illustrations by Colagens Conehorror
Recommended for young readers up to 11

Mateus, Letícia, Peter e Alva are the characters of the short stories in this book and their lives are frightening. Spirits are looking for revenge, possible ETs are kidnaping people and ghosts are interfering in the life of the humans… And they are bringing despair and astonishment! For warming, cooling or freezing us, the atmosphere of the short stories will follow the weather.
At the end of each one, the authors suggest the reader to create his or her new end. Accept the invitation and feel shivers of awe!
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FOUR DEATH SEASONS


Melhoramentos Publishing House – 200 pages – 14 x 21 cm
Alongside with Rosana Rios
Illustrations by Lupe Vasconcelos
Recommended for young readers up to 11

Four different stories, but all of them talk about crimes and deaths. The end of the stories is heavy, but if you don’t like, you can change, using the elements of the text. They are: São Gabriel’s murderer; Four Axes on the Wall; The Last Breathe and Life for a Thread. Be prepared. Those stories will freeze your blood in the veins.
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WHEN EVERYTHING CHANGES


★ NOTICE: NOMINATED FOR THE JABUTI PRIZE/2017 - CBL

Panda Books Publishing House - 224 pages - 14 x 21 cm
Alongside with Shirley Souza
Recommended for young readers up to 11

After the divorce of her parents, Vanessa will have to learn how to handle with another big change in her life: she will leave her friends, her school, the house where she lives and she will go to a different country.
Her life in Germany will be full of challenger. She will learn another language and will have to adapt to a different culture. Between the conflicts with her mother, the end of a courtship and the discovery of new friends, Vanessa will notice everything is not bad when the changes come.
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THE WEREWOLF AND ANOTHER BEINGS OF THE DARKNESS


★ NOTICE: THIS BOOK WAS SELECTED FOR THE “ACERVO BÁSICO/2015” BY THE BRAZILIAN SESSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOARD ON BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Panda Books Publishing House - 104 pages - 14 x 21 cm
Illustrations by Camila Torrano
Recommended for young readers up to 11

This book is part of the collection "Time for Fear" and presents one classical story and seven unpublished stories which are written for contemporary authors. The dark has always woken up the fear from the people and gave origin to a lot of stories of horror and suspense. The beings in this book are deeply tied to the darkness... Be carefully! Until your shadow can be dangerous!
Regina Drummond wrote the classical story of the werewolf and "The messenger from death". The other authors are Flávia Muniz, Manoel Filho and Shirley Souza.
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STORIES FOR NOT SLEEPING


Panda Books Publishing House - 120 pages - 14 x 21 cm
Alongside with Taciana Ottowitz
Illustrations by Anthony Mazza
Recommended for young readers up to 11

The frightening stories from this book were written by the masters in suspense and terror: Alexandre Dumas, Anton Tchécov, Arthur Conan Doyle, Edgar Allan Poe and others. The Brazilian authors translated and adapted them for the young people. You will feel great fear in front of a cruel pet; you can see some strange death and live with ghosts… Without the comprehension of what is real or is coming from your imagination, you only will be sure about one thing: they are stories for not sleeping (or for having nightmares...)
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UNDER THE SIGN OF THE MOON


Alongside with Rosana Rios
Scipione Publishing House – 160 pages – 17 x 21
Recommended for young readers up to 13

Four different stories. Each one happens in one of the phasis of the moon but all of them have mysteries, riddles, conflicts and action. There are the typical situations the young people believe and enjoy and they can see themselves living this adventures.
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DIRECTION: TRANSYLVANIA


★ NOTICE: SELECTED FOR THE PNBE/2009

Scipione Publishing House, 246 pages, 17x24 cm
Recommended for adults and young readers up to 14

The young Ingrid receives a present from her german godmother: a trip to Munich to meet her, but instead they go to Transylvania where they meet the vampire Dracula, from whom Ingrid receives a mission. As the reader goes along with Ingrid, he/she knows Romenia, a charming country and very similar to Brazil. In the same time goes through a fantastic journey to the nightmare's world, scares, discoveries, surprises and vampires, of course.
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FRIGHTENING STORIES


★ NOTICE: SELECTED FOR THE PNBE/2010

Giz Editorial Publishing House - 128 pages - 14 x 21 cm
Recommended for adults and young readers

"Frightening Stories" is a very special selection of ten stories to whom doesn't have fear of supernatural, fantastic, terrifying. The first five, all new, were written by Regina Drummond; the other five are of renowned writers, translated and adapted by her. Take care: if you are fearful, please, don't read this book. It's not for you.
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MY FATHER'S WIFE


★ NOTICE: SELECTED FOR THE PNBE/2006

Scipione Publishing House - 136 pages - 14 x 21 cm
Illustrated by Floraawa
Recommended for children up to 12

Isabela passes through a hard moment in her life and her diary is the only space she finds to bring out her questions and worries, specially the ones related to Aline, her father's new wife, a French plastic artist. Beautiful, elegant and intelligent, Aline wakes the envy and jealousy in Isabela but they have something in common, which will join them: the arts' passion. This work brings to discussion a present theme in this globalized world: the convivence among people with different cultures and manners.
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MARCELO FINDS OUT GERMANY


FTD Publishing House, 224 pages, 13x20 cm
Recommended for young readers up to 13

A Brazilian family will live in Leipzig, Germany, for a year and its members, despite the difficulties, live the cultural differences and novelties with delight. Marcelo finds out Goethe the great poet, lived in the city, and will get his tracks. The book also features maps, photos, explanations and facts about Germany.
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THE DESTINY OF A YOUNG WITCH


Giz Editorial Publishing House - 160 pages - 12 x 18 cm
Illustrated by Taciana Ottowitz
Recommended for young above 13 years old

Tatiana was being trained by Aunt Chica to be a powerful witch, when she did a bad action cutting off the process. As Tatiana didn't accept her mistake, she got ill seriously. All kind of Deathes surround her bed and dispute her, but she argue with the Good Death and try to save her own life. Rest us know if Tatiana is going to win or if she will expiate her sins in other plans.
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THE ALMOST PERFECT GIRL


Melhoramentos Publishing House - 112 pages - 14 x 20 cm
Illustrated by Mopa and with poems by Ozeni Lima
Recommended for young above 11 years old

Little Grace (Gracinha) is the daughter every mom dreams in having: very obedient, well behaved, just perfect! But is this a good thing? With the help of hilarious Purplepotato fairy, who the girl knows is a person, but doesn't reveal her identity to the reader, Little Grace discovers how to say "no", to deal with her fears and emotions, to follow her own desires, without forgetting to think about other people - in short, Little Grace learns how to be herself.
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PRACTICAL MAGIC RECIPES


Giz Editorial Publishing House – 160 pages - 14x21 cm
Illustrations by Taciana V. Ottowitz
Recommended for adults and young readers up to 13

This book will teach you how to boom your life, making it more interesting and fulfilled life, through magic, enchantment, magic potions, filters of love, baths, teas, charms, magical amulets, incantation and different kinds of recipes, besides very intelligent tips...
They are easy to make, and their goal is to choose a new attitude to life. Try it!



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