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‘We need the literature of other countries to expand our
horizons and stimulate our ideas. Without it, we are not only
diminished, we are starved’
(The Times, Magnus Linklater 29/06/05)
Peace and Me
by Ali Winter
Age Range: 6-8
Inspired by the lives of twelve Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, ,em>Peace and Me is a non-fiction illustrated collection of inspirational ideas about peace based on the lives of those who won the award in the 20th and 21st centuries.
As well as including well-known winners such as Martin Luther King Jr, Mother Teresa, Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela and Malala Yousafzai, there are perhaps lesser known ones including Jean Henry Dunant, Fridtjof Nonsen, Jane Addams, John Boyd Orr, Rigoberta Menchķ Tum, Shinn Ebadi and Wangari Maathai.
Written by Ali Winter Peace and Me is beautifully illustrated by Mickašl El Fathi. An ideal book for children interested in exploring this what peace means.