Made by Raffi
Written by Craig Pomranz
Illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain
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Made by Raffi by Craig PomranzRaffi is a shy boy who doesn' t like noisy games and is often teased at school. But when he gets the idea of making a scarf for his dad' s birthday he is full of enthusiasm, even though the other children think it is girly to knit. Then the day draws near for the school pageant, and there is one big problem - no costume for the prince. And that' s when Raffi has his most brilliant idea of all - to make a prince' s cape. On the day of the pageant, Raffi' s cape is the star of the show.
looks special, very special indeed!
Vibrant, affectionate and inclusive, this is a book which celebrates difference and shows that being creative is cool. A positive story to share with a group of children, it doesn't labour the message that everyone should be valued, whatever their talents.
This picturebook should find a place on school library shelves. It provides useful material for individuals or small group discussions on diversity, as it celebrates diversity. Shortlisted for Little Rebel's Children's Book Award A theme that has been tackled before of course, but Raffi wears its message lightly without resort to mawkishness or sentimentality. A delightful book to share with a KS1/younger KS2 class which should provoke interesting discussion.
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5th February 2015
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