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Over the Rooftops, Under the Moon

Written by JonArno Lawson & illustrated by Nahid Kazemi
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Jan 22, 2019
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Feeling both like a bird and yet other to himself, a young bird finds unexpected connection in the eyes of a little girl. is identification carries him into the human world, making him forget his flock for a time. He wonders about the nature of life: What does it mean to be a bird? What does it mean to feel different? What are the possibilities for transcending the self as which you are born? This is a sparse, thought-provoking story about belonging and selfhood.

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Who Wrote Over the Rooftops, Under the Moon

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JonArno Lawson

JonArno Lawson has won the Lion and the Unicorn Award for Excellence in North American Poetry four times. He is also the author of the highly-awarded Sidewalk Flowers. He lives in Toronto.

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Who Illustrated Over the Rooftops, Under the Moon

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Nahid Kazemi

An Iranian artist from Shiraz who now lives in Montreal, Nahid Kazemi created dozens of picture books in Iran. She sees art as a way of making connections between words and ideas and the material realities of our lives. Rich and textured, her images share both the surfaces and depths of experience.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781592702626
Publication Date:
January 22, 2019
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2018060609
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1592702627

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