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Mohammed's Journey
     

Mohammed's Journey

by June Allan (Illustrator), Anthony Robinson, Annemarie Young
 

Mohammed was born in Kirkuk - the Kurdish part of Iraq. He speaks Kurdish, and now English too. Saddam Hussein persecuted Mohammed's people long before he was born but Mohammed's journey started in October 2000 when Saddam's soldiers came to his house, beat him and his mother and took his father away. Mohammed never saw his father again. This is his story. From

Overview

Mohammed was born in Kirkuk - the Kurdish part of Iraq. He speaks Kurdish, and now English too. Saddam Hussein persecuted Mohammed's people long before he was born but Mohammed's journey started in October 2000 when Saddam's soldiers came to his house, beat him and his mother and took his father away. Mohammed never saw his father again. This is his story. From that terrible night, to the escape from Iraq by bus, on horseback, in a small boat on a raging river and finally, hiding in a lorry on a ship. It covers his journey from Kirkuk to the Iraq-Iran border, through Iran, into Turkey and then on to England and safety. Mohammed and his mother we were granted 'leave to stay' in England in 2002. Other titles in the series: Gervelie's Journey, Hamzat's Journey, Meltem's Journey

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847802095
Publisher:
Frances Lincoln Children's Bks
Publication date:
09/27/2011
Series:
A Refugee Diary Series
Edition description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

June Allan has illustrated many children's books. She lives in Edinburgh, U.K.

JULIAN ROBINSON is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts. He worked for fifteen years as a professional fashion designer, with his own label and as a consultant, working with Sir Norman Hartnell, Yves Saint Laurent, Mary Quant and Zandra Rhodes.He worked as a lecturer at colleges and universities in the UK and Australia and is the author of numerous books including The Brilliance of Art Deco (1987), The Fine Art of Fashion (1989) and The Golden Age of Style (1983).

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