by Elise Gravel
Schwartz and Wade
An accessible picture book that oh-so-simply and graphically introduces the term "refugee" to curious young children to help them better understand the world in which they live.
Who are refugees? Why are they called that word? Why do they need to leave their country? Why are they sometimes not welcome in their new country? In this relevant picture book for the youngest children, author-illustrator Elise Gravel explores what it means to be a refugee in bold, graphic illustrations and spare text. This is the perfect tool to introduce an important and timely topic to children.
About the Author:
Elise Gravel is an award-winning author-illustrator from Quebec. She studied graphic design at Le Collège d'Enseignement Général et Professional and has since published numerous picture books including La clé à molette (La Courte Échelle Publishers ), which won the Governor General's Literary Award for illustration. She is inspired by social causes and lives in Montreal with her husband and two children. Visit her online at www.elisegravel.com/en and follow her on Twitter (@EliseGravel) and Instagram (elise_gravel).