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Young Adult Fiction 1515
worthy picture book that is completely unsuitable to share with very young children
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
0.0
Writing Style 
 
0.0
Reader reviewed by Anna

This is a notable example of a worthy picture book that is completely unsuitable to share with very young children. The story is a heart-rending first-person account of starvation in Africa, and begins with the death of the young narrator. It was inspired by the famine in Niger in 2005. All royalties are going to the Save The Children organisation, and it is dedicated to "all children who do not wake up safe and comfortable"
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