Jemmy Button (Hardcover)

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Description


A beautiful collaboration based on a true story.

Jennifer Uman and Valerio Vidali discovered a mutual interest in this story and overcame language obstacles with the help of translators. Jemmy Button, a native of Tierra del Fuego, was brought to England in the mid-1800s to be "educated and civilized." The book illustrates Jemmy’s adventures in England, his extraordinary encounters, his homesickness and experiences as an outsider in a strange land, and his return home.

About the Author


Jennifer Uman is a self-taught painter and illustrator. Her work has appeared in the New York Times and in publications throughout the world. This is her first illustrated book.

Valerio Vidali is an Italian illustrator. His work has been published in several countries and has received notable recognition in competitions and exhibitions arround the world

Product Details ISBN-10: 0763664871
ISBN-13: 9780763664879
Published: Templar, 03/26/2013
Pages: 48
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 5
Maximum Age: 17
Minimum Grade Level: K
Maximum Grade Level: 12th Grade


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