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Child I

Child I

Autor: Steve Tasane

English
2019 - Faber & Faber, London

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Besprechung
Heartbreaking, moving tale . . . it's impossible not to be deeply touched while reading it. Child I is not an easy read, but it is an important one, and it will help children - and, for that matter, adults - consider those who are less fortunate than them. BookTrust

Kurztext / Annotation
An extraordinary novella with echoes of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Road; set in an otherworldly plain with hints of magical realism.

Langtext
A group of undocumented children with letters for names, are stuck living in a refugee camp, with stories to tell but no papers to prove them. As they try to forge a new family amongst themselves, they also long to keep memories of their old identities alive.

Will they be heard and believed? And what will happen to them if they aren't?

An astonishing piece of writing that will enchant and intrigue children; perfectly pitched at a 9+ readership.

Autor

Tasane, Steve I am the son of a refugee, but that is not the reason why I wrote Child I. When I was a child I was a recipient of free school dinners, and charity bags full of toys and suchlike at Christmastime. We were a charity case and I had a foreign-sounding name - Tasane - and difficulty speaking English well. But in some ways, the worst thing of all, was that my father then deserted me and my three brothers, and my mother. We were a broken home. I hated being a 'broken' child. I grew up intensely envious of my friends who had a father. I grew up feeling the same otherness that my father must have felt as a refugee arriving in the UK. Child I is not my story. But it draws together the links between my own shattered upbringing and that of young refugee children growing up in today's crisis-defined world. Nothing has really changed. We just want to belong. We just want to not be hungry. We just want to be able to laugh and play. We want to be. And that is why I wrote Child I.

Buchdetails

Titel: Child I
Verlag: Faber & Faber, London
Erscheinungsjahr:2019
Sprache:English
192 Seiten
198 mm x 129 mm
ab 9 Jahre
ISBN-13: 978-0-571-33783-5

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