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Yellow butterfly : a story from Ukraine  Cover Image Book Book

Yellow butterfly : a story from Ukraine / Oleksandr Shatokhin.

Shatokhin, Oleksandr, (author,, illustrator.). Tompkins, Zenia, (translator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781636550640
  • ISBN: 1636550649
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : all illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Brooklyn : Red Comet Press, 2023.

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Summary, etc.:
"A wordless picture book portrayal of war seen through the eyes of a young girl who finds hope in the symbolism of yellow butterflies against the background of a pure blue sky. Using the colors of his national flag, Oleksandr Shatokhin has created a deeply emotional response to the conflict in Ukraine and provided a narrative full of powerful visual metaphors for readers to consider as they travel from the devastating effects of war to a place of hope for peace and the future"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Butterflies > Juvenile fiction.
Hope > Juvenile fiction.
Stories without words.
Picture books.
Ukraine > History > Russian Invasion, 2022- > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Wordless picture books.
Picture books.

Available copies

  • 2 of 4 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 0 current holds with 4 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library JE SHA (Text) 0001012499253 JUV Easy New Available -

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