A boy in a wheelchair,
a little girl that lost her hair,
a little boy that has a hard time with lessons,
a girl from another country and
a not so “girly” girl,
form a unique friendship at the schoolyard…
A book that teaches children
MEET THE CREATORS!
Margarita Marti (author)
Margarita Marti is an elementary school teacher. She has been working at Cyprus’ public schools since 2009. She graduated from the University of Cyprus in 2007. She holds a Master of Creative Arts in Education (Visual arts) from the University of Exeter. She loves fantasy art, cats, gummy bears, and learning.
She has Brachial Plexus Injury since birth and severe scoliosis which led to other issues. She thinks that one of the most defining moments in her life was when she learned at 18 that she could die at any moment if she didn't have surgery. Her world shattered and for a year she wasn't able to sleep. She found peace in painting. She has a strong interest in the process of creativity and likes trying out new stuff with her students.
Antigoni Adamou (illustrator)
Antigoni Adamou has studies graphic design at the University of West London and has attended a programme at the Scuola Internazionale di Comics in Italy.
She decided to portray the characters in a more modern way with vivid colors to display their uniqueness.