La Ravanne de Daniella
Amarnath Hosany (text) & Joëlle Betsey-Maestracci (illustration)
Atelier des nomades
Mauritius & France
ISBN : 9782919300259
Book written in French
Text available in Mauritian creole
World rights available
Daniella will turn 12 soon. She learns that there will be a ravanne show in her village. Music overwhelms her and tug at her heartstrings. But how can she learn ravanne when all the boys around her think that this instrument is exclusively reserved for men?
Thanks to her taste for music, Daniella will start a quest for more equality and freedom, and will become friend with an old musician…
Amarnath Hosany was born and lives in Mauritius. As a screenwriter and author of numerous albums and novels for children, his publications often lead to thinking about social injustice and inequality. His sensitive texts have often been selected and prized. In 2019, Les Papillons de Risha published by Hong-Fei publishers was selected for the Unicef Prize for children’s literature.
Joëlle Betsey-Maestracci was born and lives in Mauritius. Having graduated in graphics art, she is a printer and the founder of the young artists collective Zourit in Mauritius. Joëlle Betsey-Maestracci explores different artistic styles, from graphic tablets to oil paint, acrylic and crayons.