Sarr, Papa Masseck

Illustrator country: Senegal

Scenarist: Sarr, Papa Masseck

Scenarist country: Senegal

Language: French

Keywords: literacy; school; shame; work


Participated to Africa e Mediterraneo Award 2007-2008

Education – Modou is a young boy. He doesn’t go to school and works in the fields. His friends make fun of him and he runs away from home because he feels ashamed. When he comes back, he confesses to his parents that he’s ashamed of being illiterate. So they decide to let him go to school.

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Technique: Tempera


Original drawings

Dimensions: 33 x 45 cm

Inventory: inv. 279 / coll. CX31.SENEGAL.SARR.1

Number of sheets: 2

Notes: Each page on recto is signed by Author and reports a pair of phone number - The second page on verso: "Depuis ce jour-là, Modou reprit et [le] chemin de l'école.