Suitcase (The Suitcase)

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Nosy Crow May 2019

"At a time when over 65 million people are forcibly displaced around the world, this beautifully illustrated and wise, gentle tale of tolerance and kindness for fellow humans resonates deeply. I hope all parents share The Suitcase with their children." - Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner

"A simple, powerful way to introduce the idea of kindness to strangers to young children." - Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo

When a strange-looking animal arrives pulling a big suitcase, the other animals are curious. What on earth could be inside that suitcase? A teacup? Maybe. A table and chair? Perhaps. A whole home and hillside with trees? This stranger must be fibbing! But when the animals break into the suitcase and discover a very special photograph, they begin to understand what the strange creature has been through, and together they create a very special welcome present . . .---from the publisher

32 pages 978-1788004480 Ages 5-9

Keywords: immigrants, respecting others, understanding others, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old

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