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The day war came

Author: Nicola Davies; Rebecca Cobb
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"Imagine if, on an ordinary day, after a day of studying tadpoles and drawing birds, war came to your town and turned it to rubble. Imagine you lost everything and everyone, and you had to make a dangerous journey all alone. Imagine that there was no welcome at the end, and no room for you even to take a seat at school. And then imagine that a child, just like you, gave you a gift, something ordinary but so very,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola Davies; Rebecca Cobb
ISBN: 1536201731 9781536201734 9781406376326 1406376329
OCLC Number: 1020310592
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
Responsibility: Nicola Davies ; illustrated by Rebecca Cobb.

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"Imagine if, on an ordinary day, after a day of studying tadpoles and drawing birds, war came to your town and turned it to rubble. Imagine you lost everything and everyone, and you had to make a dangerous journey all alone. Imagine that there was no welcome at the end, and no room for you even to take a seat at school. And then imagine that a child, just like you, gave you a gift, something ordinary but so very, very important. Inspired by true events"--

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"an incredibly powerful picture book [...]. Cobb's illustrations are both beautiful and devastating." * Bookseller * "A tale of humanity and compassion that is worth sharing." * South Wales Evening Read more...

 
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The Day War Came

by barker_patricia (WorldCat user published 2018-09-18) Good Permalink

This is a unique book for young children about how war can affect a community. It is a great book to start the conversation of war and how it affects children. Hopefully, many of the kids who read this book will never understand what it is like, but for those that do they will see they are not alone.

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