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L'alfabeto dei sentimenti

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A little white-dressed girl, with blond braided hair, is raising up her arms in an attempt to reach for something which is out of sight. Only her shoulders and nape are visible. At the right bottom of the cover, there is aldo a old-rose flower.
Language: 
Title in English: 
The alphabet of feelings
Author: 
Janna Carioli
Illustrator: 
Sonia Maria Luce Possentini
Illustrations: 
Colour
Place of publication: 
Casalecchio di Reno (BO)
Country: 
Publisher: 
Fatatrac
Series: 
Foglie d’album
Year of publication: 
2013
Pages: 
p. 48
Size: 
17 x 34 cm
ISBN: 
978-88-8222-318-2
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L'alfabeto dei sentimenti is a special ABC book: each letter is associated with a feeling, each feeling is told by a ryhme and evocative illustrations.
In a society that runs fast, that does not often embrace the diverse manifestations of the movements of the soul, and often represses them, it is not easy to declare the voices of heart and brain. Janna Cairoli and Sonia Possentini have been able to do it gracefully with twenty-one letters that explore love and anger, curiosity and pain, loneliness and freedom. Rhymes perfectly calibrate words, sounds and rhythm to help the reading while preserving the nuances of feelings. Those same shades can be found in the illustrations that, through the intensity of expressions and gestures, the careful choice of colors, lights and shadows, makes palpable what the words tell