The Island – Greder, Armin

<p>The Island</p>

Title

The Island

Author

Greder, Armin

Illustrator

Greder, Armin

Publisher

Allen & Unwin

Published Date

2007

Annotation

Charcoal illustrations in this picture book capture this fable about the harsh treatment of those seeking refuge. A stranger arrives on an island and is taken ashore but is kept in a goat pen and fed pig scraps. He is eventually sent away.

Key Concepts

Racial conflict, Racism, Refugees

Audience

Upper primary, Secondary

AC Links/EYLF

English, Geography, HASS, History, ACELA1528, ACELA1529, ACELT1619, ACELT1621, ACELT1622, ACELT1803, ACHASSK166, ACHASSK168, ACHASSK175, ACHASSK179, ACHASSK180, ACHASSK186, ACHASSK188, ACHASSK189, ACHASSK190, ACHASSK191, ACHASSK192, ACELA1540, ACELA1541, ACELT1626, ACELT1627, ACELT1628, ACELT1807, ACELA1550, ACELA1551, ACELT1663, ACELT1771, ACELT1634, ACELT1635, ACELA1563, ACELA1564, ACELA1565, ACELT1639, ACELT1640, ACELT1812, ACELT1642, ACELT1643, ACELT1644