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The Magic Shell 

A picture book by Jillian Christmas, illustrated by Diana G. A. Mungaray.

Jillian Christmas, illustrated by Diana G. A. Mungaray

When Pigeon Pea's questions fill them up, Auntie gives them the magic key to all the answers.

Have you ever wanted to understand where your family comes from and how you got this way? When Pigeon Pea has a million questions about their family, Auntie gives them the magic key to go back in time and across continents to meet, celebrate, and feast with their ancestors and orisha. (From Flamingo Rampant)

The Magic Shell is for ages 6 to 8.

Jillian Christmas is an educator, activist and community organizer who focuses on increasing anti-oppression initiatives in spoken word. She is the former Artistic Director of Vancouver's Verses Festival of Words.

Raised in Stoneville, N.C., Diana Mungaray grew up enthralled by the world around her. She would start her journey painting watercolour pine trees in her composition book, to getting a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation and Interactive Design.

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