Carla do Espírito Santo Guerreiro has degree in Portuguese-English (Teaching of), a Master’s degree in Theory of Literature, with the thesis: A Mundividência Infantil na Obra de Guerra Junqueiro and a PhD in Portuguese Literature/Literature for Childhood, with the dissertation: A Literatura para a Infância nos séculos XIX e XX – contextos sociais e contributos pedagógicos. All scientific degrees were awarded to her by the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro. She has been an Assistant Professor at the Department of Portuguese at Escola Superior de Educação – Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, since 2002. She has been responsible, since 2000, when she took up her duties in Higher Education, for the coordination of various projects to promote books and reading with children and young people belonging to school groups in the municipality of Bragança. She is member of the Board of Directors of the Academia de Letras de Trás-os-Montes and the author of: A mundividência infantil na obra de Guerra Junqueiro, Memórias da casa grande  and co-author of the works Terra d’encontros, Vozes transmontanas, Rostos de terra, Gentes e lugares-contos e contas and Literatura de Natal.