An ABC of Democracy

Francie Latour, illustrated by Paulina Morgan
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No matter who they are or where they come from, everyone deserves the right to have their say. This is called a democracy. An ABC of Democracy introduces complicated concepts to the youngest of children.

A is for All, B is for Branch, C is for Common Good. An ABC of Democracy introduces complicated concepts surrounding politics and government to the youngest of children.Everyone has the right to be treated fairly, no matter who they are, what they look like, or where they come from. From A to Z, simple explanations accompanied by engaging artwork teach children about the world we live in and how to navigate our way through it. Each right-hand page includes a brightly decorated letter with the word it stands for and an encouraging slogan. On the left, a colourful illustration and bite-size text sum up the concept. Cheerful people from a range of backgrounds, ethnicities and abilities lead the way through the alphabet.

- F is for Freedom. We all deserve to be free to choose.
- P is for People Power. When we come together, we can achieve incredible things!
- V is for Vote. Everyone should be able to have their say.
- W is for World. Democracy looks different all around the globe.

A follow-up to the bestselling An ABC of Equality, this beautiful book will teach the youngest of readers about liberty and justice for all.

Author bio:

Dr. Nancy Shapiro is a clinical psychologist currently in private practice working with adults. She has been working in the field of mental health since 1987, in various capacities, including Director of Residential services, neuropsychologist, consultant, and psychotherapist. She has had a concurrent musical career performing and teaching the oboe. Her education has included a BA from Simon's Rock of Bard College, MA from Lesley University and finally a Psy.D. from Antioch New England Graduate School. Outside of work, she has been a political activist for 34 years, is a mother of 3, plays tennis, composes music, cycles, and reads.

Paulina Morgan works as an independent illustrator based in Santiago de Chile. She studied design before moving to Barcelona, Spain to obtain her masters degree in Art Direction. She worked in advertising before deciding to pursue her passion for illustration.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9780711264779
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Children's
Pub Date: May 2022
Page Extent: 52
Format: Board Book
Age: 3 - 6
Subject: Social issues (Children's / Teenage)