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Claudia Mencaroni – Luisa Montalto, Seb and the shell, Verbavolant
Seb and the shell is a manifesto, also in the literal sense (it is a Book of wallpaper) on friendship. A hybrid text that mixes suggestions and thoughts adults, with gestures and desires as a child. A friendship which is honest, disarmantemente perfect, true? Imagined? And words which alternate between the thrill of the happy meetings of children with fears adult ("we do not lose"). A fleeting adventure that is a sad and hopeful story of an adult world that want someone capable of a company real, "like cats, like shells, such as hazelnuts... like .... happy people" and a reality, that little girl, that looks like a precious treasure, too easily perdibile and lost.
Impressive illustrations by Luisa Montalto, which with their sincerity make the text vivid and innervated the that the precariousness of the summer that makes you fall in love.
A book that will especially adults, but also adolescents.
The article will be short seems to be the first on a low Shelf.