- Editora Globo
The Editora Globo is a respected
Brazilian publishing house, property of Fundação Roberto Marinho. It has began as a bookstorecalled Livraria do Globo, created in Porto Alegre, in December of 1883, by Laudelino Pinheiro de Barcellosand Saturnino Alves Pinto.
bookstore"Livraria do Globo" begun as in a little store located at "Rua da Praia" (Beach's Road) Number 268. The bookstore worked daily since 6:30am to 10:00pm, including Saturdays. With a little business success, the bookstore started working as a graphic house, making bookbidings and other small services and the building where it was located suffered a small reformation.
In 1917 the bookstore became an intellectual point, receiving the daily visit of writers, poets, politicians and liberal thinkers. Its first
branch storewas created in Santa Maria, near the old ferryway center of Rio Grande do Sul. The "Livraria do Globo's" owners decided to create an own magazine, called " Revista do Globo".
In the 40th years, the bookstore company reached its top success, with three
branch storesin Brazil's South Region and offices in Rio de Janeiroand São Paulo. In 1986 the bookstore was sold to Rio Gráfica Editora, property of Fundação Roberto Marinho, that decided to rename its publishing house to Editora Globo, name that is kept until nowadays.
These are the main titles published by Editora Globo nowadays (books are not included because there are inumerous titles published of the most different subjects):
Casa & Jardim";
Pequenas Empresas & Grandes Negócios";
Turma da Mônica/ Monica's Gang(North-American Version)";
Sítio do Pica-Pau Amarelo";
* [http://editoraglobo.globo.com/ Editora Globo Official Website]
* [http://www.turmadamonica.com.br Turma da Mônica Official Website]
* [http://www.texbr.com Bonelli Comics Official Website]
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