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Leo's Lavender Skirt
By (author): Irma Borges Illustrated by: Francesco Fagnani
Irma Borges ,

Illustrated by :

Francesco Fagnani





Product Form:


Form detail:

Paper over boards
Hardcover , Paper over boards


Age (years) 4 - 8
Oct 14, 2022
$22.95 CAD


10.11in x 9.82 x 0.37 in | 420 gr

Page Count:

36 pages


Color illustrations throughout
JUVENILE FICTION / Clothing & Dress

A reflection about the traditions and divisions between boy and girl's clothing. Why can’t we dress as we like?

Leo loves to wear costumes: pirate, superhero, knight... he also likes to put on a lavender skirt, but the day he decided to go out with it, someone mistakes him for a girl. He gets very angry. Can’t a boy play and put on a skirt? Years ago, girls weren´t allowed to wear pants...

Much of the VenezuelanIrma Borgeswork in the performing arts as an actress, playwright and director has been dedicated to children and young people. Some of her plays are published in drama anthologies. She has made puppets for all audiences, dramaturgy for circus and also adaptations of classics plays for theater. She is an oral storyteller and is passionate about reading. She combines her creative work with workshops for professionals in performing arts, education and people at risk of social exclusion. After working as an author, cartoonist and illustrator for several magazines and newspapers such as Linus, Cuore, Il Manifesto, Il Clandestino or Baribal,Francesco Fananidedicated himself to different fields of illustration, in particular to children and young adults illustrated books and educational or advertising campaigns. He has collaborated with the main Italian publishers (El/Einaudi Ragazzi, Walt Disney, Zanichelli, Giunti Editore, Mondadori, Panini, Il Castoro, Lapis Edizioni, Beisler among the others) and his artwork has been published in USA, France, Great Britain, Spain, China, South Africa and other countries. "

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