Little Girl Gazelle

byStéphane MartellyIllustratorAlbin ChristenTranslated byKatia Grubisic

September 4, 2020|
Little Girl Gazelle by Stéphane Martelly
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A little girl gazelle leaps from page to page, asking hard questions about what is fair and right.She''s sleek and fleet, and the poetic language lifts her up, up, higher and faster as she whirls through the bold eloquence of the book''s illustrations, making colourful tracks, leaving her mark, finding her way, skimming and dancing through an unjust world. Part fable, part metaphor, Little Girl Gazelle is an extraordinarily beautiful picture book focused on discrimination and equality, presenting parents'' subtle efforts to preparetheir black gazelle child for "a world of lions."
Stéphane Martelly is a writer, visual artist, and academic. Her numerous books includes essays--notably Les jeux du dissemblable. Folie, marge et féminin en littérature haïtienne contemporaine (Éditions Nota bene, 2016), poetry, and literature for children. Her picture book La maman qui s''absentait (Vents d''ailleurs, 2011) also illus...
Title:Little Girl Gazelle
Product dimensions:28 pages, 9 X 6 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:28 pages, 9 X 6 X 0 in
Published:September 4, 2020
Publisher:Linda Leith Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781773900711

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