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Celebrating Diversity in Books

Quentin Blake is one of my favourite illustrators.  I have fond memories of his work from reading Roald Dahl as a child.  In this BBC interview, he talks a little about his book The Five of Us and why there should be more books that give a positive image of people with disabilities.  This book includes a group of children who all have different abilities and  disabilities.

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Do you agree with Quentin, that we should have more story books with positive images of people with disabilities?

If you could write a story with a character with a disability which disability would you include? Why?_78888874_qbwheelchair

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  1. I agree with Quinton blake that there should be more Disable people in books and if I made a book I would put Wheel chair People 🧒🏼👩🏼‍🦱👱🏼‍♂️🧔🏿👱🏼‍♂️👱🏼‍♂️👷🏿‍♀️👷🏿‍♂️💂🏽‍♀️👩🏾‍💻👨🏿‍🎤👨🏿‍⚖️👨‍👩‍👧💎.

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