A beautifully illustrated short story and poetic meditation on those forced from one home and seeking another.
On a moonlit beach a father cradles his sleeping son, waiting for dawn to break and a boat to arrive. He speaks to the boy of the long summers of his childhood, recalling his grandfather's home in Syria and remembering the bustling city of Homs in the days before the sky spat bombs and they had to flee. Khaled Hosseini was inspired to write Sea Prayer following the death of three-year-old Alan Kurdi, a Syrian refugee who drowned in the Mediterranean, trying to reach safety in Europe in September 2015. Since then, 4176 others have died or gone missing attempting similar journeys. This book is dedicated to the thousands of refugees who have perished at sea fleeing war and persecution.
Suitable for all ages, emotional content, hardback, 48 pages. ISBN: 9781526602718