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The power of welcome

The power of welcome

SKU: 9780702319167

Author: Marie Bamyani


A powerful graphic novel exploring the struggle for survival of displaced people. With true storiesfrom Ukraine, Somalia, Bosnia, Syria and Afghanistan, this moving book collects important tales about the real journeys of people forced from their homesby conflict. Somalia: 'It was a normal, boring day. I was playing videogames after homework when the first bomb fell.' Bosnia: 'One day, Mum took me to the local playground. A sniper shot at us. We couldn't stay in Bosnia any more.' Ukraine: 'On the 24th of February, Mum woke me up by saying: 'The war has begun.' With stories from Ada Jusic (Bosnia), Marie Bamyani (Afghanistan), Sonya Zhurenko (Ukraine), Ramzee (Somalia) and Nadine Kaadan (Syria). Full-colour graphic novel art by Bosnian refugee, Ada Jusic. Each story has an informative introduction about the country, written by Bali Rai. Real stories to help children aged 9+ understand the plight of refugees and displaced people.

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