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The Girl at the Front of the Class

Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781526364654

Price: £12.99

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The debut picture book from Onjali Q. Raúf, the bestselling and award-winning author of The Boy at the Back of the Class.

There’s a new girl in my class. She has eyes as wide and as golden as a tiger’s, a face as pale as a glass of milk, and hair as shiny as a mirror. I’d like to be her friend. But she never wants to play with me in the playground or makes sandcastles in the sandpit.

The cleverest people I know say that the new girl is sad because she had to leave her home, her family, her school, her toys, her books and all her friends too.

But I’ve got a plan! There’s something I can do to make her feel better when she’s missing everything she’s left behind . . .

This heartfelt story about the power of friendship and kindness shows young children what steps they can take to make refugee children feel welcome.