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Ziba Came on a Boat

by Liz Lofthouse

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    $14.70
PUBLISHED: 25th July 2012
ISBN: 9780143505518
ANNOTATION:
Now in paperback. Based on real events, this is the moving story of a little girl whose family has lost almost everything. This beautiful picture book takes us on her brave journey to make a new life, far from home.
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  • Paperback
    $14.70
PUBLISHED: 25th July 2012
ISBN: 9780143505518
ANNOTATION:
Now in paperback. Based on real events, this is the moving story of a little girl whose family has lost almost everything. This beautiful picture book takes us on her brave journey to make a new life, far from home.

Annotation

Now in paperback. Based on real events, this is the moving story of a little girl whose family has lost almost everything. This beautiful picture book takes us on her brave journey to make a new life, far from home.

Publisher Description

Ziba came on a boat. A soggy old fishing boat that creaked and moaned as it rose and fell, rose and fell across an endless sea ...Based on real events, Ziba Came on a Boat is the moving story of a little girl whose family has lost almost everything. This beautiful picture book takes us on her brave journey to make a new life, far from home. 'This tender story of hope is timeless.' The Sunday Age

Author Biography

Liz Lofthouse lives in Perth, WA, with her husband and their two daughters. After graduating from teachers' college she spent several years working in local schools before heading off to travel the world. She now teaches at a primary school and has worked in a volunteer capacity with local refugees. She was inspired to write after hearing stories told by people from the Hazara community - refugees from Afghanistan who now live in Perth.

Promotional "Headline"

Based on real events, this is the moving story of a little refugee girl's brave journey across the sea to make a new life, far from home. This lyrical story is accompanied by stunning illustrations by the acclaimed Robert Ingpen.

Product Details

Author
Liz Lofthouse
Pages
32
Year
2012
ISBN-10
0143505513
ISBN-13
9780143505518
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2012-07-25
Publisher
Penguin Books Australia
Country of Publication
Australia
Illustrator
Robert Ingpen
Audience Age
3-5
Language
English
Media
Book
Audience
Children/Juvenile