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Boy, Everywhere


FORMAT: Paperback PRICE: £0.00 PAGES: 288 Pages PUBLICATION DATE: 22/10/2020 ISBN: 9781910646649

Boy, Everywhere

A.M. Dassu, illus by Zainab 'Daby' Faidhi

Old Barn Books

Boy, Everywhere chronicles the harrowing journey taken by Sami and his family. From privilege to poverty, across countries andconHnents, from a comfortable life in Damascus, via a smuggler's den in Turkey, toa prison in Manchester. Once safe in the U.K., Sami is bullied and decides he'd do just about anything to return to Damascus -including, possibly, becoming a stowaway. His is a story of survival, of family, of bravery... and of how thin the line is between "them" and "us".

Selling Points

  • Brings the hidden reality of immigration to life
  • Empathy-building adventure
  • Challenges stereotypes
  • Debut author available for events