The follow-up to Barroux’s stunning and critically acclaimed Where’s the Elephant? and Where’s the Starfish?
When Polar Bear and his friends are swept away from their home, they hope to find refuge in a new land. Where will they travel to? Who will they meet? And will they be made to feel welcome?
With simple text, reassuring images, and themes of kindness and cooperation, Welcome offers the perfect opportunity for parents, grandparents, teachers and guardians to discuss the situation of migrants and refugees in a gentle and hopeful way with young children.
“With a reassuring twist, this exceptional and very current book should be read to young children everywhere.” – Picture Books Blogger
“Barroux tells his story with a light touch and a sprinkling of humour, which takes nothing away from the message.” – The Bookbag
"With a beautiful twisting finale, this highly topical book is a must have for all early years setting and primary classes. It needs to be shared, discussed and shared again to help everyone understand the issues and challenges migrants face" * Red Reading Hub * "a powerful and topical message is dealt with in a sensitive child-friendly way" * Read It, Daddy! * "This might look like a picture book. It might look as though it's only for children but there's a message in there that we should all take to heart" * The Bookbag * "a highly poignant story about the plight of migrants, pitched at a younger audience, in words and images that they can relate to" * Picture Books Blogger *
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