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The Colour of Home

Mary Hoffman

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ISBN 10: 0711219400 / ISBN 13: 9780711219403
Published by Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, 2002
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Title: The Colour of Home

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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Hassan feels out of place in a new cold, grey country. At school, he paints a picture showing his colourful Somalian home, covered with the harsh colours of war from which his family has fled. He tells his teacher about their voyage from Mogadishu to Mombassa, the refugee camp and on to England. But gradually things change. When Hassan's parents put up his next picture on the wall, Hassan notices the maroon prayer mat, a bright green cushion and his sister Naima's pink dress - the new colours of home.

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MARY HOFFMAN is a highly acclaimed journalist and writer who has campaigned against sexism and racism in children's literature since 1971.

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