Vast Questions About Our Humanity
Alexis Deacon and Vivian Schawrz’s ” groundbreaking philosophy book for toddlers,” I Am Henry Finch, just won the 2016 Little Rebels Children’s Book Award. The award recognizes children’s books that address social justice and equality for youth:
Their picture book is about a young finch called Henry who branches out from the sameness of his flock in order to discover his own individuality and, ultimately, his own greatness!
Kerry Mason, from Letterbox Library which runs the award for the ARB (Alliance of Radical Booksellers) said: “It’s an absolute gem of a picture book. It deploys the simplest of graphics and text to ponder vast questions about our humanity.