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Felix's New Skirt (Hardcover)

Felix's New Skirt By Kerstin Brichzin, Igor Kuprin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kerstin Brichzin, Igor Kuprin (Illustrator)
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Felix likes to wear skirts. He thinks they’re fun—plus he likes the way his legs move in them. His family doesn’t mind, but that’s not the case for Felix’s classmates. Their merciless teasing makes him want to give up school for good. Can Felix's parents come up with a way to validate Felix's expression, while also teaching the other children a lesson in acceptance? A timely picture book that tackles themes of empathy and tolerance in a world where it’s tough to be different.

About the Author

Kerstin Brichzin has written numerous award-winning children’s stories, as well as thrillers and mysteries for older readers. She currently works as an educator in a Cologne kindergarten.

Igor Kuprin's illustrations have been featured in numerous international magazines, as well as on book covers and in children’s books. He lives with his family in Hamburg, Germany.

Praise For…

“Gentle story about a nonconforming child... fills a need for books on gender.” —Michael Cart, Booklist

"A solid message about gender expression and acceptance. An essential purchase for libraries." —Elaine Fultz, Madison Jr. Sr. High School, Middletown, OH, School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9789888341580
ISBN-10: 9888341588
Publisher: mineditionUS
Publication Date: October 1st, 2018
Pages: 40
Language: English