Refuge by Anne Booth

Title: Refuge
Author: Anne Booth
Illustrator: Sam Usher
Publisher: Nosy Crow (2016)
ISBN: 9780857637710
Anne Booth’s picture book, Refuge, reinforces the themes of immigration, kindness, spirituality and perspective.
A retelling of the Nativity story from the point of view of the donkey who is carrying Mary and baby Jesus as they flee Herod’s soldiers and travel to Egypt. “And we set off… under the starlight, through empty streets, whilst people were sleeping, hoping for the kindness of strangers.” £5 from the sale of each copy in the UK will go to the charity War Child which cares for Syrian refugee children.

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