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Author Greder, Armin, author, illustrator.
Title The Mediterranean / Armin Greder.
Pub Info Sydney Allen & Unwin, 2018.
©2017
Rating
book jacket
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 Wellfleet-Children's Area  YA GRAPHIC Greder     AVAILABLE
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly colour illustrations ; 33 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes afterword by Alessandro Leogrande.
"First published in Italy under the title Mediterraneo"--Colophon.
"English translation by Brigid Maher"--Colophon.
Summary A lifeless body. One of many in the waters of the Mediterranean. Precarious boats navigate the waters of the sea, from south to north. And more often than not, it is not only hope that drowns. The author and illustrator uses his distinctive charcoal drawings to depict a dark world with a global dimension. The only words in the story are a single sentence indicating what is happening to the body in the water in the first picture. From there on the reader needs to examine the pictures to draw conclusions about how that body came to be in the sea. An afterword by Alessandro Leogrande, an Italian journalist who writes about social, political and environmental issues, fills in the background about the 'food chain' portrayed in this disturbing picture book which demands discussion.
Note Translated from the Italian.
Subject Refugees -- Mediterranean Region.
Genre Picture books.
Add Author Leogrande, Alessandro, author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Greder, Armin. Mediterraneo.
Maher, Brigid, translator.
Add Title Mediterraneo. English
ISBN 9781760634018 (hardback)
9781760630959
1760634018 (hardback)
1760630950
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