3. Jemmy Button - Jennifer Uman and Valerio Vidali
A retelling of the true story of Jemmy Button, an indigenous boy from Tierra del Fuego, South America, who was brought over to England in the mid 1800s by the British to be 'civilised'. American Uman and Italian Vidali met via the Internet, bonding over their interest in the intriguing tale. Their vivid illustrations bring Jemmy's feelings of isolation, loneliness and eventual belonging beautifully to life.