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Number of Pages: 80
Vendor: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: 2018
|Dimensions: 8.25 X 9.50 (inches)|
A masterful story about the power of hope
Rami is in a small dinghy filled with strangers, all of them refugees seeking a safe harbor. But with no motor, no oars, and a rising tide, their situation looks bleak. So Rami pulls out the only thing he brought with hima violinand begins to tell his fellow refugees a story through his music. And his story, about an indomitable white stallion and its struggle for freedom, gives them all the strength to remember the past and hope for the future.
A Story Like the Wind is a beautifully illustrated fable that shows how music and stories can bring people together. Readers of all ages will be entranced by this sweeping story that feels both new and timeless.
Gill Lewis is a veterinarian and acclaimed children's book author. Her previous books include One White Dolphin and Wild Wings (both Atheneum), both of which have won the Green Earth Book Award. She lives in England with her family and their collection of pets, including a rescued Shetland pony. Visit her website at www.gilllewis.com.
Jo Weaver is an illustrator living and working in London. She holds a master's degree in children's book illustration from Anglia Ruskin University, and her books have been translated into seven languages. Her previous books include Little One (Hodder), which was long-listed for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 2017. Visit her website at www.joweaver.co.uk.