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Refuge (Hardcover)

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By Anne Booth, Sam Usher (Illustrator)
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Description


This timely gift book offers a moving new perspective on the nativity story-evoking the struggle of Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus as refugees traveling in a strange land, seeking the protection and kindness of strangers.

Everyone may already know the story of how Jesus was humbly born in a manger, but Refuge is a lyrical depiction of what came next: the new family's travels through the desert, fleeing Herod's soldiers in order to find a safe place to welcome their son into the world. A poetic and refreshing look at the classic Christmas story that's never been more relevant, Refuge asks readers to consider the modern day implications of being forced to flee your home country.

$1 from the sales of each print book sold in the United States until October 2017 will go to the UN refugee agency, USA for UNHCR.

About the Author


Anne Booth wrote Refuge to raise money for children fleeing war and conflict today. Her debut novel, Girl with a White Dog, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Prize. She lives in Kent, England.

Sam's debut picture book Can You See Sassoon? was shortlisted for the Waterstones Prize and the Red House Children's Book Award. He lives in London.

Praise For…


"A moving reminder that this was a family of immigrants and refugees."
TIME

"Both seasonal and timely...tackles themes of displacement, immigration, and what it means to find a
home. A touching tale, it's the perfect story to share at Christmas
time."—Bustle

"[A] tale of hope and kindness."
Washington Parent


Product Details
ISBN: 9780316361729
ISBN-10: 0316361720
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: October 18th, 2016
Pages: 32
Language: English

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