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November 2014

Raven Girl (Audrey Niffenegger)

A short, modern fairy tale of a girl born to a Postman father and a Raven mother, Raven Girl is a fable of love and identity, and finding the strength within to be who you were born to be.  Narrated in a simple but moving tone, with stark, somewhat childlike illustrations, the moral behind the fable is clear - know who you are, and surround yourself with those who accept you as you are, and you will have wings to fly.

Interestingly, Raven Girl has also been made into a new dance for the Royal Opera House of Covent Garden.

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