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For Young Children

Refugee Week recommended Books for Young Readers

We are All Welcome

All are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold and Suzanne Kaufman read by Amanda Jones

Wisp a Story of Hope

Wisp, a story of Hope by Zana Fraillon and Grahame Baker Smith read by Joe Phillips

The Silence Seeker

The Silence Seeker by Ben Morley and Carl Pearce. read by Robert Hinton

The Day the War Came

The Day War Came by Nicola Davies and Rebecca Cobb read by Annette Edge

Ballerina Dreams

Ballerina Dreams by Michaela DePrince and Ella Okstad read by Laura Davies

Whoever you are

Whoever you are by Mem Fox and Lesie Staub read by Emma Hedges

My Name is Not Refugee

My Name is Not Refugee by Kate Milner read by Mark Fermor

The Promise

The Promise by Nicola Davies read by Heidi Brown

Lily and the Polar Bears

Lily and the Polar Bears by by Jion Sheibani read by Lorna Cross

The Journey

The Journey by Francesca Sanna read by Michelle Handley

Reading refugees stories to children is often part of marking Refugee Week  Primary Schools across the county.

We approached local people from the Shropshire based theatre groups Mad Cow Productions and Shrewsbury Musical Theatre Company to read a selection of stories about for primary ages children. 

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