When Stars are Scattered Paperback / softback
Illustrated by Iman Geddy, Victoria Jamieson
A heart-wrenching true story about life in a Kenyan refugee camp that will restore your faith in real-life happy endings. Omar and his brother Hassan, two Somali boys, have spent a long time in the Dadaab refugee camp.
Separated from their mother, they are looked after by a friendly stranger.
Life in the camp isn't always easy. The hunger is constant . . . but there's football to look forward to, and now there's a chance Omar will get to go to school . . . With a heart-wrenching fairytale ending, this incredible true story is brought to life by Victoria's stunning illustrations.
This book perfectly depicts life in a refugee camp for 8-12 year olds. 'Does everything one can ask of a book, and then some.' Kirkus'Fantastic graphic novel.' The New York Times Book Review'Sensitive and poignant.' School Library Journal'Not to be missed.' Booklist
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 264 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 02/07/2020
- Category: Comic strip fiction / graphic novels
- ISBN: 9780571363858
- Paperback / softback from £8.65