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Book Cover for: The Weight of Wings: A Father and Son's Journey to Acceptance, Marcus Duroake

The Weight of Wings: A Father and Son's Journey to Acceptance

Marcus Duroake

Bound by the weight of his shell-hardened beliefs, can a turtle father undertake a transformative journey, learning to accept and support his son's daring quest for wings?


Through the eyes of a father and his son, explore a world of engaging adventures across colorful and diverse societal landscapes, each page designed to captivate minds and provoke thought. A compelling narrative designed for older children and their parents, this tale delves into the challenging journey of self-identity and acceptance.


Whether your nest is anchored with the steadfast stones of red turtles or set aloft with the soaring feathers of bluebirds, this story pulls on everyone's heartstrings. It examines complex themes through a satirical lens, parodying real-life events and societal influences that shape our discourse on identity.


Beneath these whimsical adventures lies a bird's-eye view into real-world parallels, offering a poignant and heart-wrenching reflection of modern childhood. The father's voice, as rigid as his turtle shell, echoes traditional beliefs. Despite good intentions, these old-fashioned views weigh down his son's quest for wings - subtly reflecting many children's real-world experiences today.


Join our turtle father and his son on their profound and emotional journey towards acceptance, marked by a skyward flight filled with promise, a dive that provokes thought, and a landing that lays bare the enduring questions on identity and acceptance.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Duroake Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 1st, 2024
  • Pages: 72
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 8.50in - 0.31in - 0.90lb
  • EAN: 9798990437708
  • Recommended age: 13-18
  • Categories: SatireLGBTQ+ - TransgenderSocial Themes - Peer Pressure