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The Day War Came (Hardback)

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'The Day War Came was a very emotional book to work on. Nicola’s heartbreakingly poignant words make me cry every time I read them because of the tragedy of the story and the fact that it is real and actually happening in the world today. What I love about it though is the positive message of hope at the end and that it is a young child who reminds us that we can be kind and help each other.' Read more from Rebecca Cobb on illustrating The Day War Come on our blog.

Synopsis

A powerful and necessary picture book - the journey of a child forced to become a refugee when war destroys everything she has ever known. Imagine if, on an ordinary day, war came. Imagine it turned your town to rubble. Imagine going on a long and difficult journey - all alone. Imagine finding no welcome at the end of it. Then imagine a child who gives you something small but very, very precious... When the government refused to allow 3000 child refugees to enter this country in 2016, Nicola Davies was so angry she wrote a poem. It started a campaign for which artists contributed drawings of chairs, symbolising a seat in a classroom, education, kindness, the hope of a future. The poem has become this book, movingly illustrated by Rebecca Cobb, which should prove a powerful aid for explaining the ongoing refugee crisis to younger readers. £1 from every copy sold goes to the charity Help Refugees - find out more about their wonderful work at their website, helprefugees.org.



Children'sPicture books, activity books & early learning materialPicture booksPicture storybooks Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Publication Date: 01/06/2018 ISBN-13: 9781406376326  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Nicola Davies is an award-winning author, whose many books for children include The Promise, King of the Sky, A First Book of Nature, A First Book of Animals, Tiny: The Invisible World of Microbes, Lots: The Diversity of Life on Earth, Ice Bear, Big Blue Whale, Dolphin Baby, Bat Loves the Night, Just Ducks!, Animals Behaving Badly and the Heroes of the Wild series. Nicola graduated in zoology, studied whales and bats and then worked for the BBC Natural History Unit. She makes regular visits to schools and festivals, and is very active on social media - she lives in Crickhowell, Wales. Follow Nicola on Twitter under the handle @nicolakidsbooks, or visit her at her website: www.nicola-davies.com. Rebecca Cobb graduated from the Falmouth School of Art in 2004. She has collaborated with the Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson on picture books including The Paper Dolls, Orange Prize-winner Helen Dunmore on books including The Lonely Sea Dragon and popular film-maker Richard Curtis on Christmas titles including The Empty Stocking. Rebecca was the winner of the 2013 Waterstones Prize and has twice been shortlisted for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Award. Follow her on Twitter under the handle @rebecca_cobb, or at her website: www.rebeccacobb.co.uk.

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