Children in Our World: Refugees and Migrants
Ceri Roberts, Hanane Kai
The Children in Our World picture book series helps children make sense of the larger issues and crises that dominate the news in a sensitive and appropriate manner. With relatable comparisons, carefully researched text and striking illustrations, children can begin to understand who refugees and migrants are, why they’ve left their homes, where they live and what readers can do to help those in need.
Where issues aren’t appropriate to describe in words, Hanane Kai’s striking and sensitive illustrations help children visualise who refugees and migrants are, in images that are suited to their age and disposition.
The series forms an excellent cross-curricular resource that looks at refugees, war, poverty and racism making them ideal for tying into Refugee Week and discussions on current affairs.
For as long as some children come from homes where migrants and asylum seekers are spoken of disapragingly it is obviously important that schools attempt to provide a factual and more sympathetic picture of what is happening and why people are on the move or blocked from movement. * The School Librarian * This book will give parents and carers an excellent opportunity to explain the unfamiliar terms and support them as they struggle to understand what they are seeing and hearing. * The Carousel * Words and pictures combine to excellent effect ... an excellent way to develop empathy and understanding * Parents In Touch *
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