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Child of glass

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Publisher:
Enchanted Lion Books,
Pub. Date:
2019.
Edition:
First English-language edition.
Language:
English
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A story about difference, exclusion, and ultimately self-acceptance,Child of Glassexplores the interplay between inner and outer and the journey we have to go on to become ourselves.

Child of Glassis about Gisele, a fragile, strong, transparent girl who denounces the meanness that can mark life in the world. In sparse, poetic language that all of us, however young or old, can understand,Child of Glassreminds us of our birthright to become ourselves. Freedom isn't about accepting what is; it's about asking the questions and taking the actions that allow us to be at home in the world.

Beautifully illustrated in a painterly, drawn, and collaged style, this is a story of layers, textures, and transparencies in every sense. It is also a book that explores the possibilities of form to render idea, thereby providing connective tissue between the world of the book and life in the world.

"To draw is to tell. Everyone who feels emotion has something to tell. Emotions keep on changing, growing, as children do. My drawings and stories change with them." So saysBeatrice Alemagna, who was born in Bologna, Italy, in 1973. Alemagna has written and illustrated dozens of children's books, which have received numerous awards all over the world and have been translated into fourteen languages. She has also had solo exhibitions in France, Italy, Portugal, Germany, Sweden, and Japan. Alemagna'sThe Wonderful Fluffy Little Squishyis also published by Enchanted Lion.

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