#4: A is for Activist



Children and teens aged between 8 and 14 years (see Suggestion A); teens (see Suggestion B).


This hardback booklet lists all current social issues relating to solidarity, human rights, democracy, love, activism, diversity, the environment and, of course, gender and feminism.


Minimum 10 minutes


This picture book is in English, but it can easily be discussed in other languages too: the illustrations are explanatory without the text.
CID can lend you this booklet for free.

Suggestions / Examples

Suggestion A
1 A letter of the alphabet is hidden on every page. Who can find it?
2 There is a black cat hidden on every page. Who can find it?
3 For every page (or for selected pages only), ask the children to interpret the illustrations.
4 The children can be asked which page is their favourite and why.
5 In this video, the author and illustrator reads the book to his son in English (all pages are illustrated): https://www.youtube.com/embed/1M1HH12e1bE

Suggestion B

The book can be used during English lessons, for example, or for “Éducation à la citoyenneté” classes. One page could be the focus of a group discussion at the beginning of every class, for instance. (Time required: approx. 10 minutes.


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