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Flight / written by Nadia Wheatley & [illustrated by] Armin Greder.

By: Wheatley, Nadia, 1949-.
Contributor(s): Greder, Armin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Kew East, Victoria : Windy Hollow Books, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Edition: 1st edition.Description: 1 volume of unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1922081485 (hardback); 1922081485 (hardback).Subject(s): Refugee families -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction | Refugee camps -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction | Children's stories -- Pictorial worksDDC classification: A823.3 Summary: Tonight is the night. The family has to flee. They've been tipped off that the authorities are after their blood. Set in biblical times, a small family sets off across a desert in search of refuge from persecution in their own country, and an ancient story becomes a fable for our times. Their journey is beset by heat and thirst, threatening tanks and the loss of their donkey, but eventually they reach a refugee camp where they can wait in safety for asylum in another country. In this first-time collaboration between multi-award-winning author, Nadia Wheatley, and internationally-renowned illustrator, Armin Greder, words and images blend seamlessly to take readers on a journey they will never forget.
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Picture Book W Available IA0761459
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Picture Book W Issued 30/09/2019 IA0761466
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Picture Book W Issued 06/10/2019 IA0722578
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Tonight is the night. The family has to flee. They've been tipped off that the authorities are after their blood. Set in biblical times, a small family sets off across a desert in search of refuge from persecution in their own country, and an ancient story becomes a fable for our times. Their journey is beset by heat and thirst, threatening tanks and the loss of their donkey, but eventually they reach a refugee camp where they can wait in safety for asylum in another country. In this first-time collaboration between multi-award-winning author, Nadia Wheatley, and internationally-renowned illustrator, Armin Greder, words and images blend seamlessly to take readers on a journey they will never forget.

For primary school age.

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