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Written by Anne Booth & illustrated by Sam Usher
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A timely rendition of the nativity follows Mary, Joseph, and Baby Jesus as they travel in a strange land, hoping to find refuge in the kindness of strangers. $1 from the sale of each print book sold until October 2017 will go to the UN refugee agency, UNHCR. Everyone knows the story of how Jesus was humbly born in a manger when was no room at the inn. But here is a lyrical depiction of what came next: the new family’s travels through the desert, fleeing Herod’s soldiers in order to find a safe place to welcome their son into the world. A refreshing look at the classic Christmas story that’s never been more relevant, Refuge asks readers to consider the modern day implications of being forced to flee your home country.

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Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
7.0 / 7.0

If I could only have one children’s book to read with my kids at Christmas time, this would be it. The illustrations are lovely, the writing is thoughtful and delicate, and the message is powerful.

The Book Snob Mom
Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
5.5 / 7.0

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Who Wrote Refuge

Anne Booth

Anne Booth wrote <i>Refuge</i> to raise money for children fleeing war and conflict today. Her debut novel, <i>Girl with a White Dog, </i> was shortlisted for the Waterstones Prize. She lives in Kent, England. <br>Sam’s debut picture book <i>Can You See Sassoon?</i> was shortlisted for the Waterstones Prize and the Red House Children’s Book Award. He lives in London.

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Sam Usher
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