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Sonam and the silence / Eddie Ayres ; illustrated by Ronak Taher.

By: Ayres, Eddie, 1967-.
Contributor(s): Taher, Ronak.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin Children's Books, 2018Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9781760293666 (hbk.); 1760293660 (hbk.).Subject(s): Children's stories | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 3-4 | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 5-6 | Silence -- Juvenile fiction | Music -- Juvenile fiction | Families -- Juvenile fiction | War -- Juvenile fiction | Girls -- Afghanistan -- Juvenile fiction | Music -- Afghanistan -- Juvenile fiction | Music -- Censorship -- Afghanistan -- Juvenile fiction | Girls -- Afghanistan -- Kabul -- Juvenile fiction | Afghanistan -- Juvenile fiction | Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Juvenile fiction | Afghanistan -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile fiction | Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Social conditions -- Juvenile fictionDDC classification: 823.92 Summary: In Taliban-ruled Afghanistan, Sonam's world is dark and silent. Then one day, she follows a magical melodious sound to a walled garden, and her world is silent no more. The sound is music, and it lifts her up amongst the stars and takes her deeper than the tree roots in the earth. How can she hold on to this feeling in a world where music is forbidden?
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Junior Sydenham Library (DIY)
Picture Book A Available IA2024979
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Picture Book A Issued 28/06/2019 IA2024980
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In Taliban-ruled Afghanistan, Sonam's world is dark and silent. Then one day, she follows a magical melodious sound to a walled garden, and her world is silent no more. The sound is music, and it lifts her up amongst the stars and takes her deeper than the tree roots in the earth. How can she hold on to this feeling in a world where music is forbidden?

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