Counting Kindness: Ten Ways to Welcome Refugee Children (Hardcover)
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A compassionate counting book that captures the power of a welcoming community. Teach children about refugees and how each kindness can help them find a new home.
More than half of the world's refugees are children fleeing scary situations in search of a safe place to live.
Arriving in a new place is stressful for newcomers, especially when the newcomers are little ones. But this beautiful counting book helps readers see the journey of finding a new home and the joys of being welcomed into a new community. From playing to sleeping, eating to reading, celebrating to learning, Counting Kindness proves we can lift the heaviest hearts when we come together. Endorsed by Amnesty International.
About the Author
Hollis Kurman is a writer, poet, and active participant in numerous causes and enterprises on both sides of the Atlantic. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Georgetown University, she is chair of the Ivy Circle in the Netherlands, a founder of the Human Rights Watch Netherlands Committee, and a member of the HRW Global Women's Rights Advisory Council and Save the Children Supervisory Board. A frequent participant and speaker in conferences and seminars, she lives in Amsterdam and New York.
Barroux was born in Paris and grew up in Morocco. He is author and illustrator of many books, published all over the world, and children in need is a special theme of his. From the 2005 Enfantasie Award to the English PEN Award and the Prix Médecins Sans Frontières in 2015, he has won numerous honours and awards. His books include Where's the Elephant? and Welcome!