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Street Children

No. of pages 40


This sensitive portrayal tells the real-life stories of six courageous children and their families who live and work on the streets in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Guatemala. These resourceful, resilient and optimistic children and families talk about their pasts, their present lives and their hopes for the future.

With colour photographs by the author, and illustrations, these poignant stories come from the author of the ground-breaking Refugee Diary series.

Books for Keeps review of Street Children - 5 stars

" These stories of the lives of six street children and two families ... are often heart-breakingly sad... But what shines through is the resilience and courage these young people show however difficult their circumstances."

Praise for the Refugee Diaries:

?" Truly remarkable" - Scholastic, Best Books ?

" ...simply told and beautifully illustrated.... it will act as a springboard and provide stimulus for discussion on the plight of refugees throughout the world." - School Librarian ?

USBBY Outstanding International Books Scholastic Best Books of the Year

Scholastic Best Books of the Year


There are 40 pages in this book. This book was published 2015 by Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd .

ANTHONY ROBINSON writes children's books and teaches. He has lived and travelled all over the world, from his original home in Australia to Asia, Southeast Asia and Europe, from Japan to Edinburgh, and now lives in Cambridge. He is keen to give a voice to the voiceless, be they refugees who have fled their own countries, children living normal lives in vastly different cultures, or children living in difficult circumstances.

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