Nour’s Secret Library

£7.99

Forced to take shelter when their Syrian city is plagued with bombings, young Nour and her cousin begin to bravely build a secret underground library. Based on the author’s own life experience and inspired by a true story, ‘Nour’s Secret Library’ is about the power of books to heal, transport and create safe spaces during difficult times. Illustrations by Romanian artist Vali Mintzi superimpose the colourful world the children construct over black-and-white charcoal depictions of the battered city.

ISBN: 9781646862924 Author: Tarnowska, Wafa Publisher: Barefoot Books Publication Date: 29th March 2022 Imprint: Barefoot Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.92 (edition:23) Pages: 30 unnumbered Language: English Edition: Paperback original Readership: Children - juvenile / Code: J Category: Subject:

Forced to take shelter when their Syrian city is plagued with bombings, young Nour and her cousin begin to bravely build a secret underground library. Based on the author’s own life experience and inspired by a true story, Nour’s Secret Library is about the power of books to heal, transport and create safe spaces during difficult times. Illustrations by Romanian artist Vali Mintzi superimpose the colorful world the children construct over black-and-white charcoal depictions of the battered city.

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