Jemmy Button by Alix Barzelay
  

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Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 Inspired by the life of Jemmy Button – a native of Tierra del Fuego who was brought to England in the mid-1800s to be 'educated' and 'civilised' by Captain Robert FitzRoy – this book illustrates Jemmy's bizarre encounters and his return back home. Collaborating across continents, without a common language, Valerio's precision and Jennifer's primitive style have resulted in a story unlike any other.

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Jemmy Button by Alix Barzelay

About the Author

Alix Barzelay has an MFA from Sarah Lawrence and teaches children creative writing. This is her first children's book. Jennifer Uman is a self-taught painter and illustrator and Valerio Vidali is an Italian illustrator.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Alix Barzelay
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Publisher

Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st January 2014

ISBN

9781848776159

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