I wonder how often adults read picture books to learn about history. When I was fourteen, I visited Spain during Franco’s rule. But I didn’t learn much about the Spanish Civil War.
‘Different’, is a fictional account of a brother and sister’s experiences during this war. The chapters seesaw between each sibling’s perspective and each chapter is as moving as it is informative.
Importantly, the back pages have a non-fiction account of the war.
The illustrations are colorful, sculptural, and stylistically idiosyncratic.
All and all, a winner.
See more illustration's by Eva Sánchez Gómez here: https://apic.cat/author/eva-snchez-gmez/
A Story of the Spanish Civil War
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