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What is a Child?

by Beatrice Alemagna

by Beatrice Alemagna

What is a Child?
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item code: 17598

A child has small hands, small feet and small ears, but that does not mean they have small ideas.

From the best-selling author of A Lion in Paris comes this beautifully illustrated celebration of what makes every child unique. Through bold and sensitively observed portraits and a thought-provoking text, Beatrice Alemagna inspires children, and adults reading with them, to consider their own identity.

Destined to become a classic, What is a Child? is a must-have for every school, library, and bedside table.

Beatrice Alemagna is the winner of many international awards and prizes. She is the illustrator and author of over twenty books for children, which have been translated into thirteen different languages. Her artwork has been the subject of a number of solo exhibitions and has featured in group exhibitions including at the Design Museum, London.

  • Author Beatrice Alemagna
  • Pages 36pp
  • Number of illustrations Colour illustrations throughout
  • Dimensions 340 x 240 mm
  • Publisher Tate publishing
  • Hardback yes
  • ISBN No. 9781849764124

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  • Rated 5 out of 5

    Filled with sweet musings about the differences between adults and children, it is beautifully illustrated with large, colourful pictures that perfectly match the text. A lovely bedtime read.


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