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Island

Island
A powerful graphic novel for all ages about how human beings respond to outsiders.
Our Price: €13.11
ISBN/EAN9781741752663
Stock: 1
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Pub. Date: August 1 2007
Author: Greder, Armin
Format: Hardback
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When the people of the Island discover a man and a tattered raft on their beach, they are reluctant to take him in. He doesn't look like them. But they cannot send him back to the sea where he will surely perish. Instead, they put him aside but even that doesn't solve their problem. The Island is an astonishing and powerful picture book about refugees, xenophobia, multiculturalism, social politics and human rights. It tackles big themes in subtle ways with a fable-like text and stunning artwork that will provoke discussion for upper primary and secondary school levels about issues that remain so much a part of our national discourse.
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