The Smart Princess and Other Deaf Tales

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Written for children by children who are winners of the Ladder Awards, organized by the Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf. In one tale a princess runs away when her intolerant aunt forbids her to sign. Another story looks at the experience of being a deaf child at a hearing school. Two strangers, one giant and one tiny, become friends despite their difficulties in seeing each other. In another, a spaceship lands on a planet of the Deaf, forcing hearing astronauts to reconsider their ways. And in a poetic adventure, an imaginary tiger wreaks havoc.

© 2006 Carey, Guevremont, Marsh, Meloche-Kales, Ruiter-Koopsmans
Audience: Children, Parent, Professional