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When a picture tells a thousand words: illustrators celebrate vital support to Syrian refugees

The plight of refugees might have disappeared from the mainstream media replaced by another presidential gaffe or the latest education fad destined to create mayhem,  but the humanitarian crisis of Syrian refugees has by no means gone away. To highlight their plight, The European Union (EU) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have teamed …

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Picturebook Carousel: 2017 Greenaway Medal Longlist (4)

  The Journey Francesca Sanna (Flying Eye Books) The Journey explores the very current and heart-wrenching theme of people fleeing their war-torn home in a way that is pitched perfectly at the intended audience. Using traditional fairy-tale imagery (folksy artwork, dark forests, ogre-like figures etc), Sanna creates a narrative which deals with a powerful theme while …