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Our Rights! : Stories and Poems About Children's Rights

Jake Hope More by this author...£12.99

Stories and poems from a galaxy of authors and poets, highlighting a range of children's rights from the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, including:The right to life, survival and developmentThe right to protection from violence, abuse and neglectThe right to education, to reach full potentialThe right to be raised by or have a relationship with parentsThe right to express opinions and be listened toJake Hope, a leading authority on contemporary children's literature, has chosen stories from Cathy Cassidy, Maisie Chan, Joseph Coelho, AM Dassu, Anne Fine, Paul Jennings, Chitra Soundar and Elizabeth Laird; and poems from Valerie Bloom, Sita Brahmachari, Dom Conlon, Nicola Davies, Jamila Gavin, Maurice Gleitzman, CG Moore, Jackie Morris, Beverley Naidoo, RR O'Neill, Rashmi Sirdeshpande, Jordan Stephens and Benjamin Zephaniah. The illustrators are Ruthine Burton, Chih-An Chen and Habiba Nabisubi, who have just graduated from the Pop-Up Pathways project, a national initiative sponsored by the Arts Council, that develops emerging illustrators from under-represented groups.

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