An ABC of Democracy
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.
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 master's degree in Art Direction. She worked in advertising before deciding to pursue her passion for illustration.
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