Wrestle – A Children’s Book from the Creators of Gayby Baby

Maya Newell features on today’s episode discussing Wrestle; a new book for children she has co-authored with Gayby Baby collaborators Charlotte Mars, as well as the documentary’s poster boy Gus Skattebol-James and illustrator Tom Jellet.

Gus just loves wrestling!

Wrestle tells the story of a boy named Gus.

Gus loves wrestling so much he wants to dress up as a wrestler for Mardis Gras.

Gus’s mums aren’t sure about this.

They think wrestlers show a particularly violent picture of masculinity and they don’t want Gus to grow up thinking he can use violence to solve problems.

But Gus just loves wrestling!

Wrestle is a beautiful story about a family working together on a problem that means so much to each of them…

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