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Fire and Ashes: A Boy and an African Proverb (Hardcover)

Fire and Ashes: A Boy and an African Proverb By Ahmed Hassan, Wes Erwin, Meryl Treatner (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Description


Fire and Ashes, A Boy and an African Proverb is the debut story in a series of children's picture books that brings the relevance of African proverbs to our modern world. Warfa, a Somalian refugee, struggles to adapt to his new elementary school. Haunted by distressing memories, he turns to his grandmother and her sage African proverb:

Ninna dab buu ka baqaa, ninna dambaas buu ka baqaa.

One man fears fire, another man fears ashes.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781633330542
ISBN-10: 1633330540
Publisher: Little Fig
Publication Date: September 15th, 2022
Pages: 40
Language: English