Fb2 The Garbage King ePub
by Elizabeth Laird
|Category:||Growing Up and Facts of Life|
|Publisher:||Barron's Educational Series; English Language edition (September 1, 2003)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1557 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1338 kb|
|Digital formats:||lit doc docx mobi|
Her critically acclaimed children’s books include KISS THE DUST (winner of the Children’s Book Award), SECRET FRIENDS (nominated for the Carnegie Medal), RED SKY IN THE MORNING (0 330 39867 9, Highly Commended for the Carnegie Medal, shortlisted for the Children’s Book Award), and JAKE’S TOWER (0 330 39803 2, shortlisted for the.
Elizabeth Laird has written many books about issues that are happening today. The Carnegie Award winner, The Garbage King, by Elizabeth Laird, takes place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Elizabeth Laird has written many books about issues that are happening today. The issues include slave labour, war, fighting and kidnapping. Her favourite country, Ethiopia, has lot's of issues and even today people are dying and starving. The Carnegie Award winner, The Garbage King, by Elizabeth Laird, takes place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Elizabeth Laird has visited Ethiopia many times and has taken Ethiopia's real life experiences and made it into this novel. The Garbage King first starts with a boy named Mamo who gets tricked into slave labor. Mamo soon gets free and meets another boy named Dani in a cemetery, who had run away from his abusive father.
The Garbage King is a children's fiction book written by Elizabeth Laird and illustrated by Yosef Kebede. Laird was inspired to write the book after living and working in Ethiopia, where, in Addis Ababa, she saw children who lived on the streets who had inspiring abilities to cope with difficult living conditions. It has received numerous British book awards.
Elizabeth Laird is the multi-award-winning author of several much-loved children's books, including The Garbage King, The Prince Who Walked with Lions and The Fastest Boy in the World. She has been shortlisted for the prestigious CILIP Carnegie Medal many times.
The Garbage King book. In the afterword, the author, Elizabeth Laird mentions how she knows a lots of boys and girls whole has lived in Addis Ababa. One of them in particular, has helped her write the story. That boy has left a message, saying how he really wants us, the readers of this book, to be grateful about our lives and be happy with it.
award-winning Elizabeth Laird's The Garbage King takes readers on an unforgettable emotional journey. This book was entertaining and informative with a short glossary of words in Ahrmaric.
Inspired by the true story of an African childhood lived on the edge of destitution, award-winning Elizabeth Laird's The Garbage King takes readers on an unforgettable emotional journey. When Mamo's mother dies, he is abandoned in the shanties of Addis Ababa. Stolen by a child-trafficker and sold to a farmer, he is cruelly treated. However, it is much more suited to a younger reader but a good read nonetheless.
Published by Macmillan Childrens Books (2004). Published by Barron's Educational Series (2003). ISBN 10: 0330415026 ISBN 13: 9780330415026. ISBN 10: 0764126261 ISBN 13: 9780764126260.
by. Laird, Elizabeth. Squatter settlements, Abandoned children. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on October 27, 2014.