Why am I Here? by Constance Orbeck-Nilssen
  

Why am I Here?

Written by Constance Orbeck-Nilssen
Illustrated by Akin Duzakin

RRP £13.99

Synopsis

Why am I Here? by Constance Orbeck-Nilssen

A remarkable book for encouraging self-reflection In this empathetic book, a young boy wonders what life would be like if he lived somewhere else. What if he lived in a city with millions of people? What would it be like to be a refugee from a war-torn country? Is he meant to be in a different place? Or is he right where he's supposed to be? Stirring and impactful, this book will cause readers to ponder life's big questions and have a better understanding of their place in the world.

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews An introspective book that will provoke reflection. . . . This Norwegian import takes young readers seriously, respecting their innate sense of compassion and need to derive meaning from the seemingly inexplicable.

About the Author

Constance Orbeck-Nilssen studied at the Norwegian Journalist Academy in Oslo and completed the writing program at the Norwegian Children's Literature Institute. She now works as a freelance journalist and children's author, and she has written a number of picture books, including I'm Right Here. Akin Duzakin is a Turkish-Norwegian illustrator and children's author. In 2006 he won the Bokkunstprisen award for illustration, and he was nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2007 and 2008.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Constance Orbeck-Nilssen
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Publisher

William B Eerdmans Publishing Co

Publication date

30th November 2016

ISBN

9780802854773


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