The Librarian's Stories

byLucy FalconeIllustratorAnna Wilson

February 16, 2021|
The Librarian's Stories by Lucy Falcone
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A town is left in ruins after the bombs fall.
The beloved library is turned to ash.
Home will never feel the same.

But then one day, the Librarian appears in the square. Seated on a bench in front of the library ruins, she opens a book and begins to read aloud. The village children stop to listen. "Foolish woman," Papa says. "Too dangerous," Mama agrees, hurrying the children away. Day after day, as she returns to her post, the Librarian’s stories bring comfort to the broken hearts of the people. Little by little, seeds of hope are planted, and the town begins to heal. Inspired by the true story of the Cellist of Sarajevo, a compassionate musician who played his cello for 22 days to honor the deaths of 22 innocent people killed after the bombing of a bakery during the Bosnian war.

The Librarian's Stories is a testament to the enduring connection between stories and hope.
Lucy Falcone was a serious couch potato growing up. Her love of watching television inspired a dream to become a television and screen writer. Lucy’s first job was writing for CTV’s The Littlest Hobo. After moving to Los Angeles, she wrote for Nickelodeon’s hugely popular series, Are You Afraid of the Dark. Lucy also started a producti...
Title:The Librarian's Stories
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:32 pages, 9.5 X 11.25 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 9.5 X 11.25 X 0.4 in
Published:February 16, 2021
Publisher:POW! Kids Books
Appropriate for ages:6 - 8
ISBN - 13:9781576879450

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