Malala a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal a Brave Boy from Pakistan
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Malala a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal a Brave Boy from Pakistan

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Meet two brave young heroes of Pakistan who stood up for the right to freedom and education in this inspirational nonfiction picture book from acclaimed author-illustrator Jeanette Winter. One country: Pakistan. Two children: Iqbal Masih and Malala Yousafzai. Each was unafraid to speak out. He, against inhumane child slavery in the carpet trade. She, for the right of girls to attend school. Both were shot by those who disagreed with them-he in 1995, she in 2012. Iqbal was killed instantly; Malala miraculously survived and continues to speak out around the world. The stories of these two courageous children whose bravery transcended their youth are an inspiration to all.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 210 x 280 x 12mm | 459.99g
  • SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • SIMON & SCHUSTER CHILDREN'S
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1481422944
  • 9781481422949
  • 138,655

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Muted tones and doll-like representations of the two heroes soften the tragedy of the stories, and the inclusion of kites as symbols of freedom are used to advantage as the ghostly Iqbal and vibrant Malala exchange kites on the transition spread between stories. With Malala's recent Nobel Peace Prize award (made after this title's publication), this work will fill demand for material at a primary-grade level.--Bulletin "December 2014 "show more

About Jeanette Winter

Jeanette Winter is the acclaimed author/illustrator of many highly regarded picture books, including The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq; Mama: A True Story in Which a Baby Hippo Loses His Mama During a Tsunami, but Finds a New Home, and a New Mama; Wangari's Trees of Peace.show more
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