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Migrations: Open Hearts, Open Borders by multiple authors (HB)

Migrations Open Hearts, Open Borders by Shaun Tan carries a powerful message about human migration, showing how cultures, ideas and aspirations flow despite borders, barriers and bans. It is filled with a unique collection of images created by illustrators from 28 countries on the theme of human migration. Introduction by Shaun Tan. Hardback, 112 pages. Suitable for: 8+ years. Size: 13.5cm x 18.5cm

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Migrations Open Hearts, Open Borders by Shaun Tan carries a powerful message about human migration, showing how cultures, ideas and aspirations flow despite borders, barriers and bans. This children's book is filled with a unique collection of images created by illustrators from 28 countries on the theme of human migration. Picture-book illustrators from all over the world sent original images and personal messages, in postcard form, for Migrations - an exhibition at the Biennial of Illustration, Bratislava, in 2017, curated by the University of Worcester's International Centre for the Picture Book in Society.
Over 50 of the cards are reproduced in this very special book.
The book is divided into themes of Departures, Long Journeys, Arrivals and Hope for the Future.
The facsimile postcard text includes personal messages of hope from the illustrators, as well as quotes from writers including: Emily Dickinson, WB Yeats, John Clare, Anita Desai and Robert Macfarlane.
Illustrators include: Christopher Corr, Marie-Louise Gay, Piet Grobler, Petr Horacek, Isol, Jon Klassen, Neal Layton, PJ Lynch, Roger Mello, Jackie Morris, Jane Ray, Chris Riddell, Axel Scheffler and Shaun Tan.
Endpapers designed by: Jackie Morris and Robert Macfarlane.
Hardback, 112 pages.
Suitable for: 8+ years.
Publisher: Otter Barry Books Books (May 2019).
Language: English. ISBN: 978 1 91095 980 0.
Size: 13.5cm x 18.5cm
This book is a gift/memento that transcends conventional classification and contributors' own notes and messages give the book a unique personal aspect.
All royalties will be shared between Amnesty International and IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People), who are supporting the project.
The Bibiana Exhibition will be touring the UK, South Africa, South Korea, US, Australia. 

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Code BOPEN
ISBN 9781536209617
Ethics Educational

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