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7 edition of A Country Far Away found in the catalog.

A Country Far Away

by Nigel Gray

  • 264 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Andersen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Culture & customs,
  • Picture books,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Picturebooks,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Africa,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPhilippe Dupasquier (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9512891M
    ISBN 100862648602
    ISBN 109780862648602
    OCLC/WorldCa60218393

      A Country Far Away, written by Nigel Gray, illustrated by Philippe Dupasquier Normally I don’t seek out reviews for books I’m planning to review, but this book was an exception. I needed to see what others were saying in order to make sense of my own reaction to the book, and I was confused that the reviews were overwhelmingly positive. Praise for Out of a Far Country "Christopher Yuan and Angela Yuan have told the story of their miraculous journey from broken lives, relationships, and dreams to a place of hope and healing. Out of a Far Country brings home the living truth that in the midst of a broken and hurting world, God is at work to redeem, renew, and reconcile his beloved/5(29).

    © Exodus Books Country Far Away - Exodus Books Parallel pictures reveal the essential similarities between the lives of two boys, one in a western country, one in a rural African village. Author Zdener Urbanek, whose books had been banned in Czechoslovakia since , tells Pilger that the newly found country enjoyed 20 years of freedom before it was ceded to Hitler. Newsreel footage shows Neville Chamberlain shaking hands with the German leader. A Faraway Country a people of whom we know nothing (Pilger, ATV.

    I loved the book "A Country Far Away" for a few reasons. The book is set up similarly to a graphic novel, with multiple panels on each page, separated in the middle by the text; the panels on the top are illustrated to display one boy’s life, while the panels on the bottom are meant to 4/5(11).   far away film fest () in a country far far away () a hero's tale () summer of art () babel in bloom () dress for the occasion () tradittude () traditions () palimpsest () x madonna ().


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This is a lovely story about the normal events in a child's life. The words for both stories are the same and run through the middle of the page. Illustrations from the point of view of "a country far away" from the the other run above and below the by: The children's book "A Country Far Away" is a story of a typical day in the life of two young children in a small african village and a suburban setting.

The book goes through everything each child experiences and the chores they have to do. When you read this book, you see the differences in their lifestyles and their quality of life/5.

Dupasquier's lively style uses the conventions of the comic strip (segmented drawings that imply action and progression of plot) but achieves true characterization and depth of story. Unique among picture books, A Country Far Away avoids didacticism while joyfully celebrating the kinship of human cultures and young boys children everywhere.

Ages Reviews:   A Country Far Away Paperback – March 7, by Nigel Gray (Author) › Visit Amazon's Nigel Gray Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Nigel Gray (Author), Dupasquier Philippe 4/5(5). The Paperback of the A Country Far Away by Nigel Gray, Dupasquier Philippe | at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.4/4(1). A Country Far Away. Minimal text--a sentence or two per page--relates the everyday activities in the life of an ordinary boy.

But the pictures in this extra ordinary book apply those words to two boys: one living in a rural African village and one in a Western European city.

A Country Far Away. Two young boys relate their identical experiences, with very different results. The text appears in the middle of the page, and two sets of pictures, above and below, show the same actions in two very different cultures: a small African village and a modern Westernized suburban setting/5(2).

A Country Far Away. Winner of the Christian Media Children’s Book Prize, France. Parents Magazine Best Books of the Year Award, USA. NSCC/CBS Notable Children’s Book, USA. Children’s Book Foundation Book of the Year, UK.

IRA-CBC Favourite Paperbacks forUSA. Vivid, Australia. “Out of a Far Country is a true-life parable of saving grace for a prodigal mother and a wayward son who needed God’s forgiveness. Their story will warm the heart and lift the spirit of every parent who prays for a wandering child and every believer who needs to be reminded why the gospel is good news.”/5().

Far Away opens on a girl questioning her aunt about having seen her uncle hitting people with an iron bar. Several years later, the whole world is at war - including birds and animals. The girl has returned to her aunt to take refuge and begins to describe her journey: "There were piles of bodies and if you stopped to find out there was one killed by coffee or one killed/5.

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Country Far Away Nigel Gray, Author, Philippe Dupasquier, Illustrator, Philippe Dupasquier, Photographer Scholastic $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

A Country Far Away. Two boys from different parts of the world--rural Africa and urban North America--talk about one day in their lives and the joys they experience: riding bicycles and swimming, staying.

Condition: Very Good. A Country Far Away This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

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