Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed
Paperback graphic novel
About the Book
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