Jemmy Button

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Jemmy Button
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763664871
ISBN-13: 9780763664879
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Jemmy Button

authors: Jennifer Uman; Valerio Vidali
illustrators: Jennifer Uman; Valerio Vidali

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.

A beautiful collaboration based on a true story.
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0763664871 / 9780763664879
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
48 / 8 5/8" x 11 13/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
Biographical; Historical; People & Places;
author’s comments:
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.
illustrator’s comments:
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
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