Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls are Used in War Hardback
Illustrated by Claudia Davilla
Michel Chikwanine was only five when he was abducted from outside his school by rebel soldiers in The Democratic Republic of Congo.
In this thought-provoking graphic novel, Child Soldier depicts the story of his happy life before the abduction, his harrowing time with the rebel militia and his ultimate escape from their clutches to a new life in Canada.
This book is aimed at readers aged 9+, however it does contain some images that some readers may find difficult or distressing.
The cartoon / graphic novel style of the book does contain images of violence, including guns, knives, dead bodies and other explicit scenes.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 48 pages
- Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
- Publication Date: 10/09/2015
- Category: Personal & social issues: bullying, violence & abuse (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9781445145648
- Paperback from £7.79