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We Are Your Children: A History of LGBTQ+ Activism
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We Are Your Children: A History of LGBTQ+ Activism (Hardback)

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A gorgeously illustrated, accessible celebration of queer activism, by the creator of the award-winning Suffragette, David Roberts.



Touching on major moments in the story of the fight for LGBTQ+ rights including the Stonewall Uprising, the first Gay Pride Rally and the dazzling history of drag and the ballroom scene, We Are Your Children is a wide-ranging and inclusive account of a multifaceted movement, with detailed and characterful colour artwork.



This book showcases figures from queer history like Harvey Milk, Julian Hows, Carla Toney, Crystal LaBeija, We Wha, Vincent Jones, Marsha P. Johnson, Alan Turing, Sylvia Rivera and many more.



From the secret slang adopted by gay Londoners the 60s, to the decades of sit-ins and marches, there are countless fascinating stories to be told: stories of resistance, friendship, love, fear, division, unity and astonishing perseverance in the face of discrimination and oppression.

Children'sFiction & true storiesTrue storiesChildren'sGeneral non-fictionHistory general interestChildren'sGeneral non-fictionPeople & places Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publication Date: 27/10/2022 ISBN-13: 9781529015362  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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David Roberts is a hugely talented and versatile artist and author. David began his career in fashion illustration, and his sharp eye for form and composition is showcased beautifully in his books with Andrea Beaty, which include Ada Twist, Scientist and Iggy Peck, Architect. His work ranges from feisty retellings of fairy tales created in collaboration with his sister, Lyn (Little Red, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel), to his brilliantly funny books with Julia Donaldson such as Tyrannosaurus Drip, The Troll and The Cook and the King. In 2006 he won the Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award for his line drawings in Mouse Noses On Toast, and Little Red was shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal. David's sense of humour shines through in all his work, but especially his illustrations for The Bolds series by Julian Clary and the madcap Dirty Bertie books. Suffragette: The Battle for Equality was David's first self-authored book and is an exquisitely illustrated history of the women's suffrage movement, which has been a passion of David's since his school days.

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