Lola And I

Lola and INarrated by blind Lola’s black Lab guide dog named Star, this picture book portrays the friendship between a girl and her dog. At first, Lola was afraid to go outside. But eventually, she and Star go out to explore Lola’s Italian environment. They shop for clothing, have cream croissants and lemonade in the park, go tobogganing in the mountains, and have their portrait painted at the beach.   The strong text, with sight-free sensory details, is enriched by warm, soft-focus illustrations. mjw
Title: Lola and I
Author: Chiara Valentina Segre
Illustrator
: Paolo Domeniconi
Publisher
: Fitzhenry and Whiteside
Copyright
: 2105
Original Language
: Italian
Translator
: Chiara Valentina Segre
Original Title
: Lola e io
Original Publisher
: Camelozampa.  Monselice, Italy
Original Copyright
: 2012
ISBN
: 978-1-55455-363-1
Hardcover pages
: 32
Age range
: 5-8
Genre
: Picture Book
Book setting
: Italy
Author’s ethnicity
: Italian
Author’s residence
: Italy
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: Italian
Illustrator’s residence
: Italy
Awards
: 2105 IBBY  Outstanding Book for Young People with Disabilities
Subjects
: Blind, Children with disabilities, Dogs, Guide dogs, Human-animal relationships, Special needs, Visually impaired

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