Otter-Barry Books Ltd
FORMAT: Hardback
ISBN: 9781913074296
RRP: £16.99
PUBLICATION DATE: September 1, 2022


Stories of Peace and Kindness: For a Better World

By (author) Elizabeth Laird; Illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini

Will two tribes in Ethiopia make peace by throwing their most precious possessions in the river? Can a poor Palestinian shepherd show a rich sultan the value of true kindness? Or will an angel in Afghanistan find a way to turn the selfish Emir into a caring ruler? Buried treasure and an act of forgiveness reunite a father and daughter in Sudan while a camel is the key to choosing a kind and fair ruler for the kingdom of Yemen. Hear the Syrian story of the woodcutter and the lion to discover the meaning of friendship, and then follow nine courageous Uighur princesses of Kashgar, as they bring peace to their kingdom – without any fighting.The importance of peace and kindness in our lives shines through these timeless, inspirational stories from seven countries, beautifully told and illustrated with empathy and humour.

Reviews of Stories of Peace and Kindness: For a Better World

"Gorgeous gift collection of stories from war-torn lands such as Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan focuses on peace and kindness. All sorts of themes could have been included but these are the qualities most sorely needed in these troubled times." * The Bookseller *

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