The Breadwinner: A Graphic Novel

Backorder (temporarily out of stock)

Product Details

Price
$12.95  $11.91
Publisher
Groundwood Books
Publish Date
Pages
80
Dimensions
6.8 X 0.4 X 10.0 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781773061184

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

The Breadwinner film was produced by Aircraft Pictures, Cartoon Saloon and Melusine Productions.

Aircraft Pictures is an independent scripted content production company creating quality entertainment for a worldwide audience, ranging from independent feature films to high-end television series. Aircraft has offices in Toronto and Los Angeles.

Cartoon Saloon is a two-time Academy Award nominee for the 2010 film The Secret of Kells and 2014's Song of the Sea. The studio was formed in 1999 by Paul Young, Tomm Moore and Nora Twomey, and is based in Kilkenny, Ireland.

Melusine Productions is based in Luxembourg. They specialize in animated films and documentaries. Recent films include the award-winning Song of the Sea and Ernest & Celestine.

DEBORAH ELLIS is the author of more than two dozen books, including The Breadwinner, which has been published in twenty-five languages and was recently adapted into a feature-length animated film and a graphic novel. She has won the Governor General's Literary Award, the Middle East Book Award, the Peter Pan Prize, the Jane Addams Children's Book Award and the Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of Work. She has received the Ontario Library Association's President's Award for Exceptional Achievement, and she has been named to the Order of Canada. She has donated almost $2 million in royalties to organizations such as Women for Women in Afghanistan, UNICEF and Street Kids International.

Reviews

Middle East Book Award
Sweden's Peter Pan Prize
Hackmatack Award
Baia delle Favole Prize
Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Award
Rocky Mountain Book Award, finalist
YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults

"All girls [should read] The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis." -- Malala Yousafzai, New York Times

"A great kids' book ... a graphic geopolitical brief that's also a girl-power parable." --Newsweek

..". an exceptional story that enlightens the reader about circumstances beyond comprehension and helps students understand that all of us in this global community share the same hopes, dreams, and fears." --Resource Links

"[The books in the Breadwinner series] are terrifying indictments of what war can bring to children and a powerful testament to the ingenuity and strength of young people in times of terror." --Book Links

..". a book ... about the hard times -- and the courage -- of Afghan children." --Washington Post