Refuge (Hardcover)

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By Anne Booth, Sam Usher (Illustrator)
$15.99
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Description


A timely rendition of the nativity follows Mary, Joseph, and Baby Jesus as they travel in a strange land, hoping to find refuge in the kindness of strangers. $1 from the sale of each print book sold until October 2017 will go to the UN refugee agency, UNHCR.
Everyone knows the story of how Jesus was humbly born in a manger when was no room at the inn. But here is a lyrical depiction of what came next: the new family's travels through the desert, fleeing Herod's soldiers in order to find a safe place to welcome their son into the world. A refreshing look at the classic Christmas story that's never been more relevant, Refuge asks readers to consider the modern day implications of being forced to flee your home country.

About the Author


Anne Booth wrote Refuge to raise money for children fleeing war and conflict today. Her debut novel, Girl with a White Dog, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Prize. She lives in Kent, England. Sam's debut picture book Can You See Sassoon? was shortlisted for the Waterstones Prize and the Red House Children's Book Award. He lives in London.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780316361729
ISBN-10: 0316361720
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: October 18th, 2016
Pages: 32
Language: English