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The colour of home /

by Hoffman, Mary; Littlewood, Karin[illustrator.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Frances Lincoln, 2002Description: [30] p. : chiefly color illustrations ; 28 cm.ISBN: 0711219400; 9780711219403; 0711219915; 9780711219915.Subject(s): Refugees -- Somalia -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction | Refugees -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction | Refugees -- England -- Fiction | Immigrants -- Fiction | Emigration and immigration -- Fiction | Homesickness -- Fiction | Painting -- Fiction | Somalia -- Fiction | Great Britain. -- Fiction | Children's stories | Children's stories -- Pictorial works | Fiction | Juvenile works | Pictorial worksSummary: Hassan feels out of place in a new, cold and grey country. At school, he paints a picture showing his colourful Somalian home, then covers it with the harsh colours of the war from which his family has fled. But gradually things change, and through the kindness of teachers and classmates, Hassan begins to notice the bright, new colours of home.
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Hassan feels out of place in a new, cold and grey country. At school, he paints a picture showing his colourful Somalian home, then covers it with the harsh colours of the war from which his family has fled.
But gradually things change, and through the kindness of teachers and classmates, Hassan begins to notice the bright, new colours of home.

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