How do you explain life in Baghdad to your classmates in an English primary school? It is 2002 and Samir’s family have all been arrested by Saddam Hussein, so his uncle has smuggled him out
of Iraq to save his life. All alone in England with no friends or family, ten year old Samir writes a diary to try and understand his new life.
UNDER THE WEATHER ( Francis Lincoln, 2009, edited by Tony Bradman.)
Stories about climate change
Tommo and the Bike Train by Miriam Halahmy
Timely and hugely relevant ....this collection also shows that there is hope as children take action to make changes.