Build a House: A history of resilience and the journey to freedom-9781529509304

Build a House: A history of resilience and the journey to freedom by Giddens, Rhiannon

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Author: Giddens, Rhiannon

Picture storybooks

Published on 6 October 2022 by Walker Books Ltd in the United Kingdom.

Hardback | 40 pages
276 x 256 x 11 | 444g

Grammy Award-winner Rhiannon Giddens celebrates Black history and culture in her unflinching, uplifting and gorgeously illustrated picture book debut.

Acclaimed musician, Rhiannon Giddens, has long used her art to mine America's musical past and manifest its future, passionately recovering lost voices and reconstructing a nation's musical heritage. Build a House tells the moving story of a people who would not be moved and the music that sustained them.

Steeped in sorrow and joy, resilience and resolve, turmoil and transcendence, this dramatic debut offers a proud view of history and a vital message: honour your heritage, express your truth and let your voice soar, even, or perhaps especially, when your heart is heaviest.