The Colour of Home

The Colour of Home

Book - 2012
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Hassan, newly-arrived in England and feeling homesick, paints a picture at school that shows his old home in Somalia as well as the reason his family had to leave.
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln, [2012]
Edition: Revised edition
Copyright Date: [©2002]
ISBN: 9780711219915
Branch Call Number: E HOFFMAN
Characteristics: 30 unnumbered pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Littlewood, Karin
Alternative Title: Color of home


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Jun 19, 2017

Excellent story , strongly recommend this book .

vpl_childrens Dec 09, 2015

A young boy named Hassan and his family left Somalia after his uncle was killed in the conflict there. They have resettled in England where Hassan struggles in his new school with classmates he cannot understand. A caring teacher and a translator help Hassan express his feelings through his paintings and he begins to adjust to his new life.


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