Brick by Brick (Board Books)

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When a little mouse plucks a flower from an old wall, a brick comes loose and he can see through it for the first time. He and the other animals keep removing more bricks until they can see that another group of animals lives on the other side. Together they then use the bricks to build a bridge to join their lands. Brick by Brick is a clever, timely, wordless book that conveys the idea that building bridges to connect us is more effective than building walls that divide. It is a hopeful message for this holiday season.

~ Eight Cousins

— From Holiday Picks 2016


A little mouse innocently plucks a flower from an old wall when a brick comes loose, and he can see through it for the first time. He and the other animals gradually and resolutely remove more and more bricks, until at last they can see another group of animals. Together they use the bricks that once divided them to construct a bridge to join their islands. This clever and touching wordless board book shows that walls can become bridges when everyone works together. It's a hopeful message that all children should see now.

About the Author

Giuliano Ferri is a graduate of the Urbino Institute of Art where he specialised in animation and the award winning illustrator of children's books. His work has been exhibited at Bologna International Children's Book Fair for more than a decade, and in museums around the world. Mr. Ferri also works with young people with disabilities, using animation and comic theater as therapy. He is illustrator of Luke and the Little Seed, Nino's Magical Night, and The Snowball from minedition.
Product Details
ISBN: 9789888341184
ISBN-10: 9888341189
Publisher: Minedition
Publication Date: June 1st, 2016
Pages: 22
Language: English