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Peace And Me


Country:  UK

Original title: Peace and Me

Original language: English


Age group: 7 - 9

Categories: Fiction, Illustration.

Inclusive towards: Race


Author: Ali Winter 

Illustrator: Mickaël el Fathi


Number of pages: 40

Format (in mm): 260 x 205



What does peace mean to you? This illustrated collection of inspirational ideas about peace is based on the lives of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates of the 20th and 21st centuries, among them Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Teresa and Malala Yousafzai. A must for anyone interested in exploring this essential issue of our times, this child-friendly exploration of what peace means to you and me is a book for every bookshelf.


- 'A beautifully executed, powerful book. A remarkable addition to illustrated biography collections'  – School Library Journal, STARRED

- 'This book is full of people who have striven to improve the lives of others and have consequently left a legacy years after their death. This is a brilliant book for anyone who loves discovering more about important figures in history' – BookTrust

- 'Fascinating, beautiful and moving in equal measure' – The Book Activist

Book page with english text and an illustration of a collage in the shape of a cow with Mother Theresa helping a boy under it.
Book page with english text and an illustration of two girls walking hand on hand and an image of the profile of a girl that goes along the entire lenght of the page.
Book page with english text and an illustration of a black woman in a pink dress, standing next to a mosaic window.
Book illustration of a world map pinpointing the origin of great personalities in history, like Martin Luther King, Mother Theresa, and Nelson Mandela.

Info on author:

Ali Winter is an experienced anthologist and non-fiction writer who has written for various international publications and is passionate about seeking out lesser-told stories from around the world.


Info on illustrator: 

Mickaël El Fathi is an acclaimed French-Moroccan children’s book illustrator who has pubished widely in France. A former computer graphic designer and 3D director, he now helps children travel the world through his illustrations.

Awards and special mentions:

- Amnesty International endorses this book because it shows how standing up for other people makes the world a better, more peaceful place.

- Blue Peter Book Awards, Best Book with Facts longlist
- Times Education Supplement Top Children's Books

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