The Mediterranean

The Mediterranean

Book - 2018
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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.
Publisher: Sydney Allen & Unwin, 2018.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781760634018
1760634018
9781760630959
1760630950
Branch Call Number: YAF GREDER, ARMIN
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly colour illustrations ; 33 cm.

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