Malala a Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal a Brave Boy from Pakistan

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About The Book

Meet two brave young heroes of Pakistan who stood up for the right to freedom and education in this inspirational nonfiction picture book from acclaimed author-illustrator Jeanette Winter.

One country: Pakistan. Two children: Iqbal Masih and Malala Yousafzai. Each was unafraid to speak out. He, against inhumane child slavery in the carpet trade. She, for the right of girls to attend school. Both were shot by those who disagreed with them - Iqbal in 1995, and Malala in 2012. Tragically, Iqbal was killed instantly; Malala miraculously survived and continues to speak out around the world.

The stories of these two courageous children whose bravery transcended their youth are an inspiration to all.

About The Author

Drawing by Jeanette Winter

Jeanette Winter is a renowned picture book creator whose acclaimed works include Nanuk the Ice BearMalala, A Brave Girl from Pakistan/Iqbal, A Brave Boy from Pakistan: Two Stories of BraveryHenri’s ScissorsBiblioburro: A True Story from ColombiaThe Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq; and Nasreen’s Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (April 2015)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471143717
  • Ages: 2 - 99

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