The setting could be post-war, post-apocalyptic or simply one of hard times. Young Maria and Nico find a mysterious giant white feather, which they protect as a sign of future hope. The sparse text, open ending and darkly cinematic full-page images in this picture book will provoke discussion with older children about world events.
Family, Hope, Kindness, War
Upper primary, Secondary
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