This charming picture book builds bridges between You and Me and Everybody Else. Everybody feels the same, sometimes. Our wishes, dreams, thoughts, and feelings are personal to us but all experienced by others. Guided by a friendly page-hopping cat, You and Me and Everybody Else tackles an adult topic in a sympathetic manner, encouraging empathy and self-reflection. Depicting different situations from sleeping and dreaming, to playing and laughing, to occasional boredom, this book breaks down barriers and negates cultural differences.
As readers turn the pages, the message builds strength: Ultimately, no matter what we look like, or where we come from, we can find links to ourselves in one and other. What do children from all over the world have in common? Marcos Farina’s You and Me and Everyone Else shows what connects people - no matter where they come from or how they look. From sleeping and eating to playing and laughing to fear and happiness: Many everyday things and emotions are shared by all people, depending on their origin. The one with graphic drawings in retro style picture book promotes empathy, stimulates the imagination and builds prejudices from.
Marcos Farina is an Argentinian graphic designer, specializing in handmade printing techniques, with a playful illustrative style rooted in the retro. He studied at the University of Buenos Aires and was a professor at the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urbanism of Buenos Aires University for 15 years. He now lives in Madrid with his cat, Sumi.
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