From Far Away

byRobert Munsch, Saoussan AskarIllustratorMichael Martchenko

February 1, 1995|
From Far Away by Robert Munsch
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"Dear Reading Buddy,

My teacher suggested that I write to you.

I will tell you about myself.

My name is Saoussan. I am seven years old and I am in grade two now.

I come from far away."

Saoussan tells the true story of her family’s flight from war-ridden Lebanon. She wrote a letter to Robert Munsch, and together they made her letter into this book.

Robert Munsch was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He moved to Guelph, Ontario, in 1975. Michael Martchenko was born in Carcassone, France. He moved to Toronto, Ontario, in 1950. Saoussan Askar was born in Lebanon during the civil war, and immigrated with her family to Toronto in 1989. From Far Away was first published when she was...
Title:From Far Away
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:24 pages, 8.3 X 8.32 X 0.3 in
Shipping dimensions:24 pages, 8.3 X 8.32 X 0.3 in
Published:February 1, 1995
Publisher:Annick Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781550373974

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