The Island
Original title: La isla
Paolo Ferri
Category: Children & YA
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The Island

Original title: La isla

Paolo Ferri

Category: Children & YA
Synopsis:

The island is a metaphor for the Earth. It is a green, round island in the middle of the ocean. 

In the middle of an endless ocean, where only the horizon can be glimpsed, an island suddenly appears. It is remote, mysterious, and thriving, and inhabited by a group of Boy Scouts. Brave and curious, the youngsters investigate their environment and live in complete oneness with nature. But a series of discoveries that initially bring joy and contentment end up causing arguments, and nature suffers. Will the Boy Scouts be able to reverse this situation before it is too late? 

A story about the evolution of human knowledge and the consequences of unlimited progress. 

 

A beautiful illustrated tale, part picture-book and part comic, that uses fable to explain how human knowledge develops and how we’ve reached this stage of environmental destruction. 

This book deals with an urgent, current subject. The climate emergency has never been so visible. 

With the language of fiction, this book transmits a series of values: respect for the environment, love for nature, teamwork, and willingness to do things better. 

Children become more aware of environmental problems. 

Full color illustrations, with a delicate and striking style. 

Technical data

Publishing date: | 64 pages | ISBN: 978-84-08-26007-3 | Imprint: Destino Infantil & Juvenil

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