Dandelion by Gabbie Hanna - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781982153380
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Published: Atria Books - October 13th, 2020

Hanna deals with life, fear, anxiety, depression and even assault. Yet, nothing is “too much” to deal with. Almost every poem is no more than a handful of stanzas. One is even just one line. Humor and seriousness are mixed together to create words of art. Also included are “essays” about what inspired some of their works, where Hanna came from and even where they might be going. The illustrations are stories in themselves. They are sketches in a classic and modern format at once. There is a uniqueness that feels comfortable. They are there to say, “pay attention” to what is going on. They are fancy and plain. And, as with the text, there is a lot being said all at once, without a lot of clutter. Aimed at adults, strong 14 and up teens could also enjoy. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette