The Journey by Francesca Sanna - Winner of the Amnesty CILIP Honour 2017

Winner of the Amnesty CILIP Honour 2017 With haunting echoes of the current refugee crisis, this beautifully illustrated book explores the unimaginable decisions made as a family leave their home and everything they know to escape the turmoil and tragedy brought by war. Based on her interactions with people forced to seek a new home, and told from the perspective of a young child, Francesca Sanna has created a beautiful and sensitive book that is full of significance for our time. This book will stay with you long after the last page is turned. Hardback: 48 pages Age 7+ Size: 27 x 23cm


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Winner of the Amnesty CILIP Honour 2017

Francesca is an Italian illustrator and graphic designer who moved to Switzerland to follow her dream to work as an illustrator. She graduated in 2015 from the Lucerne School of Art and Design with a Master of Design with focus on Illustration. The Journey is her first picture book.

'A book that explores the heart wrenching need to abandon one's home amid war.' - US News & World Report

'The pictures are all so striking, it’s hard to choose which to highlight.' – The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education

'This highly relevant story of the plight of migrants is brought to life with clean, colourful imagery and easily accessible, limited narrative.' – Sarah Yewman in Picture Books Blogger

Hardback: 48 pages
Age 7+
Publisher: Flying Eye Books; 01 edition (1 April 2016)
Language: English
ISBN 978-1909263994
Size: 27 x 23cm

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ISBN 978-1909263994
Supplier Flying Eye Books
Ethics Educational

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